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Galveston College (Galveston, TX 77550-7496)
David Shane Wallace (Project Director: June 2016 to present)
Michael P. Berberich (Co Project Director: March 2017 to present)

Coastal Culinary: Exploring Food Narratives

A two-year project for faculty to study and develop courses on food studies.

The “Coastal Culinary: Tasting Food Narratives” project is a two-year (25 month) effort to strengthen the teaching and study of humanities within the Galveston region, specifically at Galveston College, a small Hispanic serving community college. The humanities topic of focus is food studies, food pathways, and the use of personal narratives informed by family recipes – story-telling focused on food. Twelve faculty participants in addition to the Director and Co-Director (n=14) will engage in a four-phase professional development sequence of (1) group study, (2) curriculum re-design, (3) implementation, and (4) assessment of practice through self-study.

Project fields:
Composition and Rhetoric; Ethnic Studies; Literature, General

Humanities Initiatives: HSIs

Education Programs

Total amounts:
$99,429 (approved)
$99,429 (awarded)

Grant period:
4/1/2017 – 5/31/2019