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David Beriss
Works at University of New Orleans
Attended Carleton College
Lives in New Orleans
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Reminder: The deadline for submitting proposals for the 2014 AAA annual meeting is April 15.
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Thoughts on how American abundance makes us vulnerable to disaster in unexpected ways.
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Apparently Google has decided to suppress an ad for a book that examines US atomic bombings for "promoting violence" when, in reality, it does just the opposite. It is worth viewing the video, which is astonishing, but also a good idea to let Google know of the error of their ways!
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Good food that is not good for your health. Jessica Hardin on studying hunger & obesity in Samoa. 
Jessica Hardin Brandeis University After a cup of sugary tea, John, a Samoan physician, explained to me that the major cause of metabolic disorders in Samoa is the lack of “access to a lifestyle wh...
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Bold claims by anthropologist Christine Jourdan about bagels in Montreal. Are they really holier than the New York kind? Can they be a metaphor for Montreal itself? Read about them -- and find out where to get the best ones -- before the AAA conference in Montreal next week.
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I ended up trying Fairmount and they were in fact pretty darn good. Hopefully we'll get back up there soon and try the other one too.
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  • Carleton College
    French Studies, 1979 - 1983
  • New York University
    Anthropology/French Studies, 1985 - 1992
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  • University of New Orleans
    Chair, Dept. of Anthropology, present
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