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Eaten Up: Food, God and Us
- Course Dates: Tue 26 March 2019, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Everyone has a ‘food story’.
Food is essential to life, yet is contested at just about every level – from our individual relationships with it (do we under-eat, over-eat, obsess about it, not care about it?), to its wider political significances.
This day will be exploratory and participatory. We will look at issues of:
- food and identity: body image, health and wellbeing, links with mental health, food as culture;
- food and politics: food poverty, gifting food, inequality, starvation as a weapon; self-starvation as a political tool, sustainability; food security;
- food and spirituality: fasting, eating, mysticism, the bread of life, manna from heaven.