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Saturday, October 14 • 1:30pm - 2:45pm
Cultural Practices

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Minnesota Anishinaabe Stoneworks Sustaining Cultural Knowledge as Resistance Narratives
Presenter: Kevin Slivka
Duane Goodwin’s [Anishinaabe] stonework, “Sacred Dish” created during St. Paul College’s International CarvingSymposium sustains Indigenous traditional cultural knowledge and generates resistance narratives to the predominant Euro-American worldviews. Correspondences to new materialisms are also discussed.

Fences as Sonic Bridges: Musical Activism at the U.S.-Mexico Border
Presenter: Sabine Feisst
Prompted by increased US-Mexico border fortification, Richard Lerman, Glenn Weyant and other musical activists have highlighted the borderland’s rich and fragile natural sounds and cross-cultural music practices, performing on border fences to build sonic bridges.

Videogame as Enactment of Cultural Resilience: A Concept Explication based on "Never Alone"
Presenter: Susan Clotelter
Cultural resilience is a hot topic in disaster studies but remains underdefined. This paper explores cultural resilience as a restorative performance and process, rather than commodity. Then it asks: Can a videogame qualify?

Engendering the Ungendering of Compassion
Presenter: Desiree Bradford Scarambone
In the Middle Ages compassion was a gendered performance, a result of meditation on the Passion. Contemporary Passion settings are calling for compassion from and for those of all genders.

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Susan Clotfelter

Colorado State University
Susan Clotfelter is a doctoral candidate at Colorado State University. She studies media, resilience and well-being, and she has taught journalism and technical writing at CSU for six years. Before starting her doctoral studies, Susan worked at The Denver Post for 15 years in a wide... Read More →
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Sabine Feisst

Professor of Music, Arizona State University
Dr Sabine Feisst is Professor of Musicology and Senior Sustainability Scholar at Arizona State University’s School of Music and Global Institute of Sustainability. Focusing on twentieth and twenty-first century music studies, she published the monographs Der Begriff ‘Improvisation... Read More →
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Kevin Slivka

Director Art Education / Associate Professor, SUNY New Paltz

Saturday October 14, 2017 1:30pm - 2:45pm CDT
Opus Hall, Room 322 1000 LaSalle Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403

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