FOOD-GE.2254.095 (23608) - Global Food Cultures: Puerto Rico (3 Points) Offered through Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health Melissa Fuster, PhD, Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in Nutrition, Food Studies & Public Health Gustav
- San Juan, United States
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Spring Break
- Program Description:
- Location: Puerto Rico
Tentative Dates: Returning in 2017
This Master’s level course explores the food and foodways of the culturally and historically rich culinary landscape of Puerto Rico. Students will be fully immersed in traditional Puerto Rican culinary and nutritional practices through classroom instruction, guest lectures, cooking classes, and a wide variety of field trips to markets, local farms, restaurants, and production sites. Upper level undergraduates who have taken previous course work on food studies may participate pending approval from the faculty.
To explore the relationship between food and identity through an examination of Puerto Rico's culinary history;
To identify and understand the foods, spices, beverages, and preparatory techniques that constitute the rich and diverse cuisine;
To examine the implications of social and economic changes on contemporary diet and nutrition;
Graduate students are encouraged to apply for this program. Qualified upper-level undergraduates (seniors with 96+ earned credits only) with relatedcourse work may be considered and will require approval from the faculty director as well as their advisor.
FOOD-GE.2254.095 (23608) - Global Food Cultures: Puerto Rico (3 Points) Offered through Department of Nutrition, Food Studies, and Public Health Melissa Fuster, PhD, Assistant Professor/Faculty Fellow in Nutrition, Food Studies & Public Health Gustavo Setrini, PhD, Assistant Professor of Food Studies
2017 Graduate Tuition: $1479 per point plus registration and services fees This course counts toward your Spring 2017 courseload and tuition. Housing Fees: approx. $600 Activity Fees: approx. $300 International Airfare is not included. Students must purchase their own tickets. Recommended Airfare Search Engines: Vayama, Kayak, Bing
- Setting Description:
- Students will stay in a hotel arranged by our office. Your accommodation arrangements are included in your Housing and Activity Fees.
Additional Program Information
- Scholarships Description:
- Students can transfer their federal financial aid from their home institution to help pay for their tuition at NYU Shanghai. Visit the financial aid office at your home school to learn more about consortium agreements.
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