Conversation on Cultural Misappropriation

When: March 31, 2021 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm EDT - This event has passed


What is cultural misappropriation and why does it matter? Join us for a conversation between law professors and activists covering cultural misappropriation of names (Harjo v. Pro Football), fashion (Urban Outfitters v. Navajo), photography, sacred objects and music, story characters, and traditional knowledge labeling of museum artifacts.

Presented by Roger Williams University School of Law’s Intellectual Property Law Association (IPLA).


Prof. Madhavi Sunder (Georgetown Law)
Prof. John Tehranian (Southwestern Law)
Prof. Margaret Chon (Seattle U. Law)
Prof. Jane Anderson (NYU)
Prof. Maui Hudson (U. of Waikato) 
Prof. Trevor Reed (ASU Law)
Jacqueline Keeler (#notyourmascot)
Suzan Harjo (Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient)
Jeffrey Prystowsky, Moderator (RWU Law ’23)


Co-Sponsored By:

The Copyright Society
The Feinstein Center for Pro Bono & Experiential Education
RWU Office of Diversity and Outreach
American Indian Law Student Association
The Tomaquag Museum



Free to attend, but please RSVP using the link below!–sqzItHNCoq3yaUlKOpsDudZ9zqLVF


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