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Fall 2015 Archaeology of Southern Foodways

Dr. Tanya M. Peres

ANT4930 - 0003

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:10 AM to 11:00 AM

Bellamy Building (BEL 0030)


This course examines the fundamental elements and roots of Southern foodways over a 12,000-year period, from the last ice age through the early nineteenth century.  Important concepts such as food, cuisine, and identity will be explored through topics such as cooking technologies and techniques, barbecue, corn and other native plants, fishing and shellfishing, feasts, garden hunting, and luxury foods.

Prerequisite: ANT 2100 Introduction to Archaeology


Anthropology Master's Program

The Department of Anthropology of the Florida State University welcomes master’s degree-seeking students with an interest in archaeology, physical anthropology, and cultural anthropology.

Two thesis-type programs are being offered:

Master of Arts (M.A.) or Master of Science (M.S.).

 Applications are now being accepted for Fall 2016.

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Department of Anthropology

Florida State University's Anthropology Department is comprised of four subdivisions - Archaeology, Biological Anthropology, Cultural Anthropology and Linguistics, offering classes in each sub-field. We offer archaeology, biology and cultural classes in the department. 

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