Cultural managements

Jose Antonio Vargas to headline Asian cultural dinner – News

Jose Antonio Vargas, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Emmy-nominated filmmaker, and Tony-nominated producer, will speak at the Asian Cultural Dinner at 5 p.m. April 12 at Illinois State University’s Brown Ballroom at Bone Student Center. Organized by University Housing, tickets for the Cultural Dinner are available here until April 5. A leading voice for immigrant human rights, […]

Cultural managements

Restoring bison on tribal lands has cultural, ecological and economic benefits, study finds

Some sounds are ancient, like the thunder of buffalo hooves across the prairie that turns the Great Plains into a giant drum. The American bison, our national mammal, was hunted to near extinction in the early 1800s, and by the end of this century there were less than a thousand left. America’s largest land mammal, […]

Cultural centers

Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center to Host BLM Roundtable

“After the murder of George Floyd, many people promised African Americans a lot about structural and institutional changes at the national level, at the state level, at the level of Oregon State University , etc.”, said Dwaine Plaza, professor of sociology at OSU. “We basically want to examine how various measures of change have actually […]

Cultural centers

10 Questions with the Director of the UConn African American Cultural Center

In our recurring 10-question series, Neag School catches up with students, alumni, faculty and others throughout the year to offer insight into their Neag School experience and their career, research or current community activities. As UConn Director of the H. Fred Simons African American Cultural Center (AACC) and Affiliate Professor at the Institute of African […]

Cultural managements

Hamilton named Director of Cultural Enhancement | Local News

Governor Bill Anoatubby has appointed Chickasaw citizen Catie Hamilton as the Chickasaw Nation’s Director of Cultural Enhancement. “Catie Hamilton brings to her new role both cultural knowledge passed down from her family and a formal education in First American leadership,” Governor Anoatubby said. “His education, life experience and commitment to our mission will enable him […]