Food is a broad field of study. It includes using food as a lens of analysis and thinking about food as a category of analysis. It also includes the lived everyday practices of food. It is universal, we eat across cultures and time. Interests include policies about food, food practices, cookbooks and recipes. The ways in which we can read broad social change to do with gender and migratory populations through what we eat.
Staff working in the area include:
Eating the Nation: A Cultural History of Singapore – Nicki Tarulevicz.
Tarulevicz, NT, ‘Singapore’, Food Cultures of the World Encyclopaedia of Food, Greenwood Publishing, Ken Albala (ed), Westport, pp. 235-245. ISBN 9780313376269 (2011).
Authorised by the Acting Head of School, Humanities
8 May, 2012