Diversité culturelle

Why Culture Matters

There is a broader category of cultural syncretism, which Weiss claims to be defending, that describes exchange across cultural barriers. Finally, there is commodification, in which capital reproduces a cultural practice to generate profit.

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Museums should be leading the way in ethical research

These high-profile cases force museums to wade into complex ethical questions about cultural property, cultural appropriation, and legacies of injustice that they have not always adequately prepared for, and which often disappear from their agendas …

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Friday essay: TV’s troubling storylines for characters with a mental illness

Claire Danes as CIA agent Carrie Mathison in Homeland: in one episode, she stops taking her medication in order to solve the puzzle of who is attempting to kill her. Teakwood Lane Productions, Cherry Pie Productions, Keshet Broadcasting Characters experiencing mental illnesses were once relegated to the margins of television dramas – mostly as villains, victims or figures of fun.

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The Laramie Project Project: Uniting Worldwide Stages to Spread Awareness of Hate Crimes

By Alyssa Sileo. High school performing arts student Alyssa Sileo discusses how creating a theatre advocacy project based on The Laramie Project helped her unite communities in the face of adversity.

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Talk of diversity (or lack thereof) dominates TV press tour

Peak TV and the success of shows ranging from Empire to Transparent , added to the strong awareness of April Reign’s #OscarsSoWhite campaign, have transformed the press tour from triumphant bragging to fierce discussions and defensive moves from networks – especially the exceedingly white and male CBS – about diversity in front of and behind the camera.

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