Negotiating Cultural Appropriation: Lineage, Teaching, and Relationships

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6:00pm to 8:00pm

Join us for a 4-part online series where teaching artists in dance and music from across the country deliberate on salient issues regarding the politics of teaching, learning, sharing, and performing culture as insiders, outsiders, and diasporic cultural members. There will be panel discussions followed by small group workshops.

Thursday, June 17 at 6 pm – Forming Cultural Lineages: Appropriation vs Inclusion
Moderator: Eric César Morales, Ph.D. (Folk Arts and Social Change Fellow, Philadelphia Folklore Project)
The Panel session will be LIVE here!

Thursday, July 1 at 6 pm – Teaching Culture: Insider, Outsider, and Inbetween
Moderator: Dr. Brenda Dixon Gottschild (Professor Emerita, Temple University)

Thursday, July 22 at 6 pm – Community Relationships: Receiving and Giving Back
Moderator: Lamont Jack Pearley (Executive Director/Founder, Jack Dappa Blues Heritage Preservation Foundation)

Thursday, August 5 at 6 pm – Arts Organizations: Rethinking Our Roles
Moderator: Naomi Sturm-Wijesinghe (Executive Director, Philadelphia Folklore Project)

Panel: 75 mins
Break: 5 minutes
Breakout Sessions: 40 mins

The panel session will be accessible via Facebook Live on PFP’s page. RSVP to watch the panel via Zoom and/or if you would like to participate in the small group workshops immediately following the panel discussions.