Walter E. Washington Convention Center | February 10, 2017
Episode 151: Reclaiming the Past: The Challenge of Understanding Vanished Cultures
(Matt Burriesci, Maitrayee Basu, Bret Schulte, Scott Burgan) Four accomplished nonfiction writers from different cultural backgrounds explore the challenges of reconstructing and translating cultural dimensions that are no longer easily accessible to modern Western audiences. From Hellenic culture to China’s Middle Kingdom, authors will discuss interpreting past cultural practices, recognizing the discomfort and surprise involved in cultural re-discovery.
Published Date: July 26, 2017