Remembrance of Instant Noodles Past

While Marcel Proust unleashed a flood of memories with one taste of a madeleine, Deborah B. Gewertz, the G. Henry Whitcomb 1874 Professor of Anthropology, explores the memories evoked by Ramen and other instant noodles in NPR listeners, Amherst College students and (in stark contrast) Japanese and Papua New Guineans.

New York Times: A Question of Blame When Societies Fail

Submitted by Caroline J. Hanna
Deborah Gewertz, G. Henry Whitcomb 1874 Professor of Anthropology, commented on the anthropological theories of colleague at the University of California, Los Angeles, in a Dec. 25 story in The New York Times. The piece also mentioned Gewertz's work in Papua New Guinea.