John Watanabe

For Watanabe's Students, New Zealand is Full of Lessons

A recent Dartmouth Now article takes us behind the scenes to meet the Dartmouth Anthropology professor who has spent four winters leading the Anthropology Department's Foreign Studies Program in New Zealand. Throughout the course of these four winters, Associate Professor of Anthropology John Watanabe has worked to "shepherd Dartmouth undergraduates through the cultural landscape of New Zealand."

Of his experience, Watanabe explains: "One of the things the students learn is that a place may not be as it seems. What initially appears familiar, with time may indeed seems strange."

To read the entire article, published on 6/24/14 by Dartmouth Now, click here.

To learn more about the Anthropology Department's Foreign Studies Program to New Zealand, click here.