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RE: [SACC-L] "We're a culture... not a costume." and S*T*A*R*S*

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  • dianne.chidester@gvltec.edu
    My costume for this year was Dame Edna . I was even ready to put a blue rinse on my hair! Sadly, though, I didn t get any invites to parties! -- Dianne ...
    Message 1 of 3 , Oct 28, 2011
      My costume for this year was "Dame Edna". I was even ready to put a
      blue rinse on my hair! Sadly, though, I didn't get any invites to
      parties! -- Dianne

      -----Original Message-----
      From: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com [mailto:SACC-L@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf
      Of Lloyd Miller
      Sent: Thursday, October 27, 2011 3:51 PM
      To: SACC-L@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [SACC-L] "We're a culture... not a costume." and S*T*A*R*S*

      Elise, thanks for this. It's encouraging that students engendered the
      movement. And I'm relieved that my daughter, son-in-law and their two
      sons will appear at neighborhood homes this Sunday dressed as characters
      in the Harry Potter series. (They offered me the role of Professor
      Dumbledor, but I politely declined.) Hopefully, members of the wizard
      "culture" give them a pass.

      Some on this listserv may not have been present when, after a lengthy
      and lively discussion, SACC chose to abandon its Kokopelli icon. The
      reasoning was that, despite Kokopelli's widespread commercial use, we
      anthropologists should hold ourselves to a higher standard and not adopt
      a Native American cultural figure as an organizational mascot. To do so
      would appear to be a colonial-like abuse of power, even though we had no
      such intentions.

      Lloyd
      lloyd.miller@...



      On Oct 27, 2011, at 9:01 AM, Fulara, Elise wrote:

      > http://bit.ly/uWHlu9
      >
      > (CNN) -- Thinking about donning a kimono to dress like a geisha for
      Halloween, or a Mexican mariachi suit? Students from Ohio University
      have a message for you: "We're a culture, not a costume."
      > ___
      >
      > Elise A. Fulara, M.A.
      > Adjunct Instructor, Anthropology
      > College of DuPage
      > 630-942-2800 x57617
      > fulara@...<mailto:fulara@...>
      > Mailbox location: IC-2406
      >
      www.cod.edu/people/faculty/fular<http://www.cod.edu/people/faculty/fular
      >
      >
      > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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