Henrietta Chico Nofre
Henrietta Chico Nofre is a writer, playwright and actor living in the San Francisco Bay Area. She is also a former PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University where she studied stand-up comedians in Hollywood. Her research interests include comedy, performance, research design and field methodology.
How burying my father made me believe in anthropology
Cultural differences can be shocking, especially when they involve death. When her father died suddenly in the Philippines, Henrietta Chico Nofre struggled to deal with local practices involving the body. She turned to anthropology to help her cope with the trauma and understand cultural differences, rather than judge them.Read on »