Graduation Year

2018

Date of Thesis Acceptance

Spring 5-9-2018

Major Department or Program

Politics

Advisor(s)

Aaron Bobrow-Strain Jack Jackson

Abstract

Using critical food studies as a case study, I will address the impasse distancing critical inquiry from pleasure. I propose that pleasure cultivates experience that theory cannot. Working with experimental methodology I will consider the tensions that emerge with the urge to straddle the academic world of theoretical and conceptual work and the lived world of embodied experience.

Page Count

93

Subject Headings

Food‚ Pleasure‚ Inquiry (Theory of knowledge)‚ Experience‚ Meal -- Soylent‚ Diet‚ Neoliberalism‚ Nutrition‚ Social sciences‚ Whitman College 2018 -- Dissertation collection --- Politics Department

Permanent URL

http://works.whitman.edu/386

Document Type

Public Accessible Thesis

Final Dinner.m4v (88435 kB)
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