The 12th Annual Symposium of Native & Indigenous Scholarship at the University of Washington
University of Washington Seattle Campus, Walker-Ames Room, Kane Hall
May 3, 2012
"Reminds Me of Home: The Cultural Shaping of Our Senses"
Oiwi Maoli scholar Manulani Aluli Meyers stated, “our senses are culturally shaped.” Starting here and asking if culture shapes how we taste, touch, hear, see, and smell, then how do our culturally informed senses influence our research? How do our senses shape our methodologies and focus? How do they help us see the stories in our data and the ways in which we share those stories? How is our culture embodied in our work?