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WRDS 1104: The Rhetoric of Food

This guide is for Dr. Aaron Kashtan's WRDS 1104 course on the rhetoric of food.


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The food we produce and consume has a deep political, social, and economic consequence. It can tell the story of who we are, where we came from, and what we want to become. 

This guide provides research support for WRDS 1104: The Rhetoric of Food. You'll find resources organized by format within the tabs at the top of the page. Need help? Just ask! You can contact the course librarian at

Course Text on Reserve

Check out the library's copy of Food and Culture: A Reader by visiting the Circulation Desk on the main floor of Atkins Library.

Reference Works

VIDEO: Anthony Bourdain on Food: "There's nothing more political"

Anthony Bourdain talks with CBC News on the reflective nature of food and how we can learn about a people's story through their food.