Cultural Appropriation Highlighted at PC’s Final Culture Talk in 2021 Series
PORT ANGELES, WA- “A Global Perspective on Cultural Appropriation,” the final presentation in Peninsula College’s Culture Talk series for 2021-2022 academic year will be held online, June 17, at 12:30 pm.
The college’s Studium Generale program is partnering with ʔaʔkʷustəŋáw̕txʷ House of Learning, Peninsula College Longhouse for the event which will feature dynamic conversation and discussion with Kyle Pittman and Morgan Lewin.
“The Culture Talks hope to hold space for broadening perspectives and cultural awareness while celebrating diversity and commonality within community,” Samantha Della-DeVoney of the Peninsula College Longhouse said. “Our doors are open for the public to join these vital and meaningful exchanges that support the Longhouse vision to build bridges of understanding and awareness.”
Morgan Lewin is a student of the History Professorate at the Del Atuel Institute of Higher Education in Argentina. Their research focuses on the political influences in Romantic era composition styles, as well as the intersection between folkloric and native rhythms and the composition of Latin American art music. Lewin serves as the research director for the La Música Y Yo lecture cycles, currently in their third consecutive year at the Catholic University of Chile. They are a descendant of the Gününa-Küne and Aonikenk native peoples.
Pittman comes from the Nez Perce and Yakama peoples of the Plateau Region. He was raised on the Puyallup Indian Reservation in Tacoma, Washington and is currently a graduate student at both The Evergreen State College and George Mason University, studying Tribal Governance and Digital Public Humanities.
The Culture Talks series was made possible through a National Endowment for the Humanities CARES grant that supports humanities faculty, staff and projects impacted by the coronavirus pandemic. The event is free and open to the public.
Join the presentation via Zoom at https://pencol-edu.zoom.us/j/89616075652. Meeting ID: 896 1607 5652.