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David Beriss
Works at University of New Orleans
Attended Carleton College
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Going to DC for the American Anthropological Association meetings in December? Thoughts from food historian Joel Denker on the city's amazing food transformations.
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Does the renewed Southern Food and Beverage Museum demonstrate the existence of a distinct southern cuisine? On the SAFN blog...
David Beriss University of New Orleans Do you live somewhere with a cuisine of its own? How would you know? There have been some famous attempts to define cuisine, including one by Sidney Mintz tha...
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Sometimes the best food anthropology is comedy. On the SAFN blog, "How to Eat Food." Enjoy.
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Students at Southeastern Louisiana University try to bring real food to campus, but Aramark pushes back. Why? From the FoodAnthropology blog.
Bonnie May, David Burley and Kellen Gilbert Southeastern Louisiana University Part Two Our last installment, in spring 2013, left us on a high note as we introduced our student group Reconnect, the...
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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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Students! Got a great food-related research paper? Enter the ASFS paper competition. February 1 deadline.
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Watching people eat in Korea, the solution to eating alone?
Sangyoub Park Sociologist Washburn University Are you getting tired of “eating alone”? Now you have a solution. Just click away. While you’re eating, you can watch someone eat online. And this is e...
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Can open pit mines coexist with Sami culinary culture? Amanda Green on the politics of mines & food. #anthropology
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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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  • 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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