Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Ethics and Aesthetics in Indigenous Arts and Research

October 15, 2011, 1pm-3pm
Free Public Roundtable
Newberry Library, Ruggles Hall

This event will consist of short presentations by each participating speaker followed by a roundtable discussion. Our main topic will focus on those moments that required us to consider the place of cultural ethics in our creative work or scholarship-be they about family traditions, cultural sensitivities, or traditional religious taboos.

Mique'l Dangeli, Tsimshian scholar of traditional dance, PhD candidiate at the University of British Columbia

Castle McLaughlin, Associate Curator of North American Ethnography, Peabody Museum, Harvard University

Victor Masayesva, Hopi photographer and filmmaker

Jolene Rickard, Tuscarora artist and Associate Professor, Department of History of Art and Visual Studies, Cornell University

Scott Manning Stevens, Mohawk scholar and Director, McNickle Center, Newberry Library

RSVP by Oct. 7, 2011 via email: mcnickle@newberry.org.

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