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Decolonizing Museum Practices: Implications for Universities and Schools
January 27 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm| Free
Starr Kelly (Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg), Curator of Education at the Abbe Museum, will be speaking on “Decolonizing Museum Practices: Implications for Universities and Schools” from 4:00 to 5:30 pm on Monday, January 27. The talk will be held in Bodwell Lounge on the third floor of Collins Center for the Arts. Light refreshments will be served before the talk.
Jennifer Neptune (Penobscot), director of the Penobscot Nation Museum, and Gretchen Faulkner, director of the Hudson Museum, will introduce the speaker and topic. Starr Kelly will explore the relationship between tribal communities and museums that seek to preserve and share their cultural artifacts for educational purposes, as well as how lessons learned from the work of decolonizing museums
might apply to universities and PK-12 schools.
Margo Lukens, director of the McGillicuddy Humanities Center, will facilitate a Q & A at the end.
Sponsored by CADLS (Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series) & McGillicuddy Humanities Center. Organized by Decolonizing UMaine.
Note: A snow date is scheduled for Wednesday, January 29.