UMass Amherst: Cultural Landscapes and Heritage Values Conference

Please consider registering for the Cultural Landscapes and Heritage Values: Embracing Change in the Management of Place conference taking place at UMass Amherst from May 13-15, 2015.  According to the conference website>>, “The themes of the conference emphasize the need to acknowledge and engage change in the successful interpretation, conservation, and management of landscapes; the often unproductive dichotomy of “natural” and “cultural” resources; the factors of social and economic inequality inherent in the designation and management of living landscapes; and other critical issues in heritage studies today that are raised and provoked by cultural landscape research and conservation.”

Amy Den Ouden, Ph. D, Associate Professor of Women’s Studies at the College of Liberal Arts at UMass Boston, will present Cultural Heritage, Historical Trauma, and the Space for Justice: Eastern Pequot Reservation Land and its Significance in the 21st Century as well as The Cultural Landscape of Eastern Pequot Rights and Resistance during the conference on May 13th, 2015. She will be followed by EPTN councilor Katherine Sebastian-Dring who will present, Honoring Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation Culture and History, Truth and Justice and councilor Angie Oliver who will present, Living as a Native American Off Native Land.

For ticketing information please visit the general information page>> and for the full outline of the conference please visit the preliminary program pdf>>

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