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Cultural appropriation and appreciation: Panel
Viet Thanh Nguyen, right, speaks on a panel that includes Rebecca Hall, Melissa Chan, Josh Kun and Aditi Mayer, from left, on the topic of "Cultural Appreciation or Appropriation?" at the USC Pacific Asia Museum. (USC Photo/Michael Owen Baker)

What is the line between cultural appropriation and appreciation?

A panel of experts, including MacArthur “Genius Grant” awardees Viet Thanh Nguyen and Josh Kun, explains the history of cultural appropriation and growing awareness in the digital era.

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USC huntington early modern studies
During a visit to The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, USC Dornsife's Peter Mancall shows two teachers an early 17th century manuscript by English naturalist Edward Topsell. (Photo/Courtesy of Peter Mancall)

USC helps teachers from around the U.S. get rare access to colonial era history

The USC-Huntington Early Modern Studies Institute inspires 35 middle and high school teachers to teach students about the latest scholarship on the early American experience.