The CWU Museum of Culture & Environment will continue to celebrate the newest exhibit Journey Stories by featuring two events that focus on the journey of emotional healing and reconciliation.
On Tuesday, Feb. 21 at noon in Dean Hall, room 113, catch Slavery, Remembrance, and Reconciliation, which features Pat Russell, board president of Coming To the Table, a national organization that promotes meaningful dialogue among the descendants of enslaved families and slave owning or enslaving families in the United States, as it seeks to heal the persistent wounds of slavery and racism. In this Black History Month event, Russell will reflect on the mission of the organization and converse with CWU Museum Studies and Africana and Black Studies scholars about slavery, remembrance, and the legacies of enslavement.
On Wednesday, Feb. 22 at 5:00 p.m. in the Dean Hall Lobby, don’t miss Adopting the Fetish: War, Memory, and Uncanny Kinship in Modern Japan, which features associate professor of Anthropology and Women’s Studies at Brandeis University Ellen Schattschneider. She will discuss Japanese “ningyô” or dolls and their involvement in rituals intended to “quiet” the souls of young persons who have died tragically in war time and peace time.