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A History of Food: Fire

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We’ll explore how cooking food altered the upright primate's life history in many ways that still impact us today. It is speculated that the use of fire was a major contributing factor to the growth of the large human brain. New sources of food became available when cooked, facilitating migrations. The use of fire, itself a form of technology, correlates with tool making, early forms of socializing, expanding territories and theoretically, the development of language. This lecture also includes the origins of hunting and barbecue.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Fri

Location
CE South Building

Instructor
Greg Gould 

 

Notice

Please read:  UNM Tuition Remission eligible, uner Personal Enrichment

Tuition: 

$20.00


Registration Closes On
Friday, November 9, 2018 @ 11:59 PM

Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
11/9/2018 - 11/9/2018 Weekly - Fri 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Albuquerque, CE South Building  Map, Room: 107 Greg Gould