Institute for Visual Studies

COLLOQUIUM III: Exploring the Dynamics of Community Research and the Many Voices of Harrisonburg Project

Wed, 19 Apr 2017 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

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COLLOQUIUM III: Exploring the Dynamics of Community Research and the Many Voices of Harrisonburg Project
SPEAKER: Lisa Porter, Sociology
DATE: April 19, 2017
TIME: Noon

LOCATION: Roop Hall 208

Dr. Porter will discuss her current work with the Many Voices of Harrisonburg, an ongoing event that incorporates over twelve nonprofit agencies as well as representatives from various immigrant populations and constituencies within Harrisonburg. She will introduce the goal of the project and lead a discussion on the incredible benefits of community work while addressing the sensitive nature of issues surrounding privilege, cultural identity and ownership. 

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