MC 302 — Faire La Cuisine: French Food and Identity

3 credits; 3 lecture hours

This course examines the construction of France’s culinary identity, the power of its influence, and how its reputation continues to be maintained. Students explore a variety of texts including recipes, cookbooks, etiquette guides, menus, articles, and restaurant reviews, as well as works of fiction, autobiographies, and films. Conducted in English. (G5: Western Civilization and G7: Humanities).