Cultural Appropriation

December 18, 2017
University of Leeds and Newcastle University

University of Leeds
United Kingdom

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Call for Registration: Cultural Appropriation

We invite participants to a workshop exploring what cultural appropriation is and when it is wrong. The workshop will take place on December 18th, 2017 at the University of Leeds’s philosophy department. Below is the full schedule:

10:15-10:30: Coffee/welcome

10:30-11:30: Rina Arya (University of Wolverhampton) ‘Cultural Appropriation: a Hindu context.’

11:30-11:40: Break

11:40-12:40: Annemi Conradie (Stellenbosch University) ‘(Re-)appropriating past pictures: asserting authenticity through affiliate ownership of the “accidental cultural property” of colonial archives.’

12:40-13:40: Lunch

13:40-14:40: Miles Unterreiner (University of Oxford) 'Cultural Appropriation as Benefiting from Historical Injustice.’

14:40-14:50: Break

14:50-15:50: Nadia Mehdi (University of Sheffield) ‘Telling the Stories of “Others”: Representations, Misrepresentations, Solutions.’

15:50-16:20: Break

16:20-17:20: Thi Nguyen (Utah Valley University), ‘Cultural Appropriation and the Intimacy of Groups.’

To register, please write to Aaron Meskin at [email protected] and Mollie Gerver at [email protected] no later than December 1st. We will be using a pre-read format: all registered participants will be sent working papers prior to the workshop. The workshop itself will include an in-depth discussion of each paper, as well as informal discussions.

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