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Cultural Conversations: “The Tangled Politics of Hair: Why What’s On Your Head Matters to Society”


Tue 04 / 23 / 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Crossroads Community Center, 16000 NE 10th Street. Bellevue WA 98008


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A surprising look at beauty, bias and belonging


In April’s Cultural Conversation, we’ll hear from speaker and acclaimed UW educator Anu Taranath as she explores the role of the hair on our heads. Using song, video, poetry and imagery, Anu poses the question, “Why is one kind of hairstyle understood as “better” than another?” Encouraging us to go deeper, we’ll take a surprising look at beauty, bias, belonging and examine the cultural perceptions which influence our judgement of hair and the individual.
Cultural Conversations events are free, refreshments are served and women of all ages, faiths and cultures are welcome to attend. Pre-arranged child care is recommended.
Preregistration is appreciated. or 425-452-6836.
For information about Cultural Conversations, visit the City of Bellevue web site:

Are you looking to understand what Cultural Conversations is all about? Do you want to know what it might be like to attend a meeting? The publication, A Year of Storytelling and Conversations 2015-2016, provides an overview of the program and a full season of meetings. 


Note: ENN does not sponsor this event. It is included on our calendar as a service to the community. Please direct all questions to Neighborhood Outreach.
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