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Does Language Influence Culture?

The Wall Street Journal recently ran a fascinating article by Lera Boroditsky about new cognitive research that suggests that language influences the way that people perceive the world around them.  When compared against each other, the differen...more

artists   diversity   Aug 10, 2010 • Views:4331 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

OPERA America Acknowledges Diversity

  In 2006 the National MultiCultural Institute awarded OPERA America a Leading Lights Diversity Award for Diverse Voices, OPERA America's 2005 annual conference, which provided a forum for a national dialogue for the opera community to pr...more

diversity   education   artists   Oct 31, 2010 • Views:18866 • Comments: 0


 
 

Posterous: The Easiest Way to Start A Blog

Blogs are a great tool for artists at any stage of the artistic process.  In addition to the typical publishing of news and announcements, blogs are great as a digital scrapbook for the random ephemera that accumulates when doing research for a ...more

artists   technology   Oct 12, 2010 • Views:4195 • Comments: 0


 

The Power of Slurs

"Speech and Harm" Opinionator - Exclusive Online Community from The New York Times By Ernie Lepore November 7, 2010 What is at the root of the power of slurs to cause unease, shock and pain? This opinion piece looks at how words...more

diversity   Nov 28, 2010 • Views:4339 • Comments: 0


 
 
 

Oscars Feature Two Diverse Moments

In a year when nearly every Oscar nominee was white, the 83rd Oscars featured two multicultural moments: At the completion of the "In Memorium" section, Halle Berry, the first African American Best Actress Oscar winner, paid tribute to...more

diversity   artists   education   Feb 28, 2011 • Views:7040 • Comments: 0


 

Cost Effective Web Design

Rean John Uehara posted this excellent article on 1st Web Designer.com that looks at a variety of different issues, including the advantages and disadvantages of FREE SERVICES versus PAID ones, some considerations about whether to use FLASH...more

technology   Mar 10, 2011 • Views:4437 • Comments: 0


 

Language versus Identity

"Canadians rarely say bad things, but what are we thinking?" The Globe and Mail by Diane Jermyn Feb. 20, 2011 “'Am I allowed to say that?' ... 'I thought it was a bad word.' "Everybody’s worried about using ...more

diversity   Jun 9, 2011 • Views:4637 • Comments: 0


Next Generation of Women Revitalized MN Institutions

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  Jun 21, 2011 • Views:96 • Comments: 0


 
 
 
 

Disability and Deaf Arts in Ontario

Access Fitz! is a blog with a focus on accessibility for people with disabilities in the arts, with an emphasis on Theatre. This blog also features a number of articles on standard accessibility issues including technology, information access ...more

diversity   technology   artists   advocacy   Sep 4, 2011 • Views:17401 • Comments: 0


 
 

Ethnic Consumer Power

Ethnic Consumer Power by Cheryl Pearson McNeil Today's Chicago Women "According to a recent Nielsen study, right now, there is no single cultural, social, demographic, economic or political point of view dominating the landscape. This i...more

diversity   technology   Sep 26, 2011 • Views:6280 • Comments: 0