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The New York Folklore Society presents:
Cultural Migration: Displacement and Renewal
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

September 8–9, 2017



CONFERENCES & SYMPOSIA:   Cultural Migration: Displacement and Renewal

September 8–9, 2017
The Castellani Art Museum of Niagara University

REGISTER ONLINE: $25 members; $30 non-members

PROGRAM SCHEDULE (subject to change)
Friday, September 8, 2017
6:00–7:00 p.m. Professional Development Workshop for Traditional Artists
A focus on Legal Issues/Know your Rights.
Presented in collaboration with Arts Services Alliance Western New York.
Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.
6:00–7:00 p.m. Curator’s Talk: “The Dream of America”
7:00–9:00 p.m. Reception for “The Dream of America” exhibition with musical/dance performances by members of the Buffalo area newcomer communities.
Saturday, September 9, 2017
8:00–9:00 a.m. Registration
9:00 a.m. Thanksgiving Address — Bryan Printup, Tuscarora Nation
Opening Remarks: Thomas van Buren, President, New York Folklore Society Board of Directors

9:30–10:15 a.m. Place Making: Changing Neighborhood Identities
10:30–11:15 a.m. Place Making Through Food and Language
11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Keynote / Plenary: Christina Pope, Regional Director for Welcoming America
12:00–12:30 p.m. Breakout Activities and Roundtable Discussions
12:30–1:30 p.m. Lunch
1:30–2:30 p.m. Micro-Enterprise: Organizations and Initiatives
2:30–3:30 p.m. Health Services: Challenges and Initiatives
3:30–4:00 p.m. Wrap-Up and Next Steps
4:00–7:00 p.m. Pop Up Art Experiences in Community Settings

Funding by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo
and the New York State Legislature and by Humanities New York.

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