Course Schedule - Fall Semester 2022

     

ENST 312 001 (CRN: 14340)

JUSTICE IN THE FOOD SYSTEM

Long Title: JUSTICE IN THE FOOD SYSTEM
Department: Environmental Studies
Instructor: Moore, Sophie
Meeting: 2:30PM - 3:45PM TR KCK 101 (22-AUG-2022 - 2-DEC-2022) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Distribution Group: Distribution Group II
Analyzing Diversity: Yes
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 19
Section Enrolled: 17
Enrollment data as of: 5-FEB-2023 1:59AM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
9-DEC-2022  
7:00PM - 10:00PM F TBA TBA
 
Description: "Justice in the Food System" takes an interdisciplinary approach to the critical examination of injustice in the United States food system, drawing from humanities and social science approaches and with special attention to environmental concerns. The overarching goal of this class is three-fold. First, to understand the structure of the US food system and the ways that it is shaped by forms of power rooted in inequalities of race, class, and gender. Second, the course will introduce students to the concept of food justice and some of the key struggles of the food justice movement in the United States, as understood through lenses of land, labor, and agriculture. Third, students will draw from their structural understanding and exposure to varied critical perspectives to envision more just food futures and articulate these through a final project.