Join COCC faculty at DPL's Novel Idea
Check out the Deschutes Public Library's Novel Idea Reader's Guide featuring COCC faculty Amy Harper and Stacey Donohue.
Both provide resources related to the Novel Idea selection Euphoria by Lily King. To supplement the reading, DPL is sponsoring programming featuring Harper and other COCC faculty:
OSU-Cascades and COCC faculty willhold a panel discussion around thecontroversial question: Can researchbe truly objective? Join us for an eyeopening,mind-tickling, multi-layeredconversation.
Thursday, April 7 6:007:30 p.m.Cascades Hall 248, COCC Campus
Mead in the Sepik
Euphoria takes as itsinspiration MargaretMeads fieldwork forher book Sex andTemperament andher relationshipswith Reo Fortuneand GregoryBateson. In this talk, anthropologistAmy Harper focuses on the real-lifeevents of Mead in the Sepik Riverarea of Papua New Guinea and theconclusions and continued relevanceof her work for the anthropology ofgender.
Friday, April 15 12:00 p.m.Sunriver Library
Sunday, April 24 2:00 p.m.Downtown Bend Library
Anthropology and theSacredAnthropologist
Amy Harper focuseson the questionable acquisition of asacred object in the novel Euphoriato explore the ways in whichanthropology contributed to a trendof acquisition and display of culturalartifacts. These collections oftencontributed to the exoticization ofcolonized peoples and raised questionregarding issues of representation andcultural authority.
Monday, April 18 6:00 p.m.Downtown Bend Library
Saturday, April 30 2:00 p.m.Redmond Library