Speaking Culturally

Speaking Culturally

www.drethehistorian.com
Speaking culturally will examine the recognition and preservation of cultural heritage in the United States. We also will look at trends in museum studies directly connected to cultural heritage.


Is A&T losing some of its cultural heritage with move to the Big South?
Feb 11 • 19 min
North Carolina A&T is leaving the MEAC and headed to the Big South in 2021. With the move, what elements of cultural heritage is A&T leaving behind and how will the pageantry of an HBCU translate in a predominantly white conference? Jeff Mills…
What’s Next in Interpreting Slavery: Using the name of the enslaved brings their story to life
Jan 24 • 16 min
Naming the enslaved brings their story to life and adds a new element to interpreting slavery in America.
What’s Next in Interpreting Slavery: Michael Twitty explains where food fits in interpreting slavery
Jan 17 • 24 min
Beyond the narrative that includes bondage, food can interpret elements of slavery in America.
What’s Next in Interpreting Slavery: ‘Intentionally seek descendent voices’
Jan 10 • 19 min
Descendent voices are needed to help interpret enslavement in America.
What’s Next in Interpreting Slavery: Including dark history to the narrative
Jan 3 • 22 min
How do you fill in the gaps in the narrative of enslavement in America?
Speaking Culturally Announces New Community Service Program
Dec 13, 2019 • 7 min
Speaking Culturally will start sharing meals with the homeless in Raleigh in January!
Preserving Women’s Voices Through Quilting
Nov 28, 2019 • 12 min
The voices of 18th century women speak volumes today through quilts.
Manifesting the African diaspora through agriculture
Nov 22, 2019 • 16 min
Kamal Bell discusses the impact of educating young, black males on the cultural heritage of African agricultural traditions.
The importance of including the history and heritage of LGBTQ+ people in interpreted spaces
Nov 15, 2019 • 24 min
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer (LGBTQ+) community is older than the United States itself but has not always been included in the traditional narrative of the United States.
Preserving Gullah Geechee cultural heritage in the face of climate change and sea level rise
Nov 8, 2019 • 21 min
Climate change and sea level rise are complicating how we preserve Gullah Geechee cultural heritage.