Maribel Álvarez, Associate Professor of Anthropology
"Building Coalitions and Celebrating Culture: The Southwest Folklife Alliance"
Friday, April 21, 2017
Student Union Memorial Center Kachina Lounge, 3rd floor
Abstract: This session will focus on the ways that interdisciplinary projects often must include cultural understanding and respect. Dr. Alvarez will focus on how the Alliance came to be as well as the ways in which the Alliance builds more equitable and vibrant communities. Best practices and lessons learned from community events such as Tucson Meet Yourself and other initiatives will be shared with attendees.