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LFS 490 Topics in Land and Food Systems

Analysis and interpretation of current issues related to land and food systems.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Status Section Activity Term Interval Days Start Time End Time Comments
BlockedLFS 490 001Seminar1 Tue16:0019:00

Food Justice: Eating our way towards equity | The intrinsic role food plays in our daily lives provides a strong foundation for discussing complex issues. This student-directed seminar will explore food as a platform for engaging in social justice. We explore how inequities are reproduced and contested within food systems, unpack ideas relating to power and privilege, and work alongside peers to develop skill-sets such as facilitation and advocacy. If you are interested in taking this seminar, please email or with a letter of intent containing: 1) Experience with food systems (either academic, work or any other relevant experience) 2) What your understanding of food justice is 3) What skills, perspectives, and experiences you will bring to an act and ~

ive learning environment required in a student-directed seminar. Students must be in third-year or higher to register. Applications are taken on a rolling basis. The sooner students apply, the higher the chances of being accepted into the course.