A CSUSM Social Justice Initiative
to Stop Cultural Appropriation
In Spring 2015, the Library is pleased to showcase an exhibition of thought provoking posters exploring contemporary issues of cultural appropriation. Featuring current CSUSM students and recent events, the exhibit will facilitate a critical, timely conversation on the victims and perpetrators of cultural stereotypes and misrepresentations.
Exhibit opening reception and unveiling of posters on Feb 3, 2015, 5:30-7 pm, Library Reading Room. RSVPs, directions, and special accommodations: firstname.lastname@example.org or 760.750.4350
Exhibit on display February 3 – May 22, 2015, free and open to the public during all library hours.
The California Indian Culture and Sovereignty Center and Dr. Joely Proudfit are the co-creators of the Beyond the Stereotype poster campaign and images. The posters are the product of a yearlong collaboration with many collaborators (below), and the work of several interdisciplinary classes and student research projects.
- Office of Diversity, Educational Equity, Inclusion and Ombuds Services and Dr. Arturo Ocampo
- Dr. Fredi Avalos, Diversity and Multiculturalism Faculty Fellow
- Civility Campaign and Student Life & Leadership
- Public Relations Club
- American Indian Student Alliance
- Ms. Carmen Mitchell, Institutional Repository Librarian
- College of Education, Health and Human Services
Context is a grant-funded, instructionally-related library series supporting student learning and research through art installations. To schedule exhibit class visits or guided tours, contact email@example.com or 760.750.4378.