The Anthropology of Food takes students to Peru where they will conduct field research to understand and analyze various food systems. Using a symbolic perspective, students will examine how food is a marker of culture identity, social class, and cultural values.
Special Topics in Biology: Host Response to Pathogens investigates the body responds to foreign invaders. While researching a pathogen of their choice, students will understand how the immune system works to keep us healthy.
Topics in Music: Indie Music and Cultures explores the current phenomenon of Indie Rock music and the culture surrounding it. By listening to the music genre, analyzing related texts, reviewing literature on the "hipster" or "boho" and drawing from other forms of popular media, students will be able to evaluate niche movements and cultural impulses found in Portland, Winnipeg, Colorado Springs and other cities.
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GlobeMed is a student organization that is dedicated to increasing the visibility and awareness of global health issues with the goal of improving health disparities around the world. GlobeMed at Colorado College is partnered with Western Organization of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Western Kenya to improve the health of vulnerable communities. We invite all members of the CC community to engage in debate, advocacy and service in the issues of global health, health of underserved populations in the United States, humanitarian relief, international development, and health policy.