Author: Mina Para Matlon; Ingrid Van Haastrecht; and Kaitlyn Wittig Mengüç
Media Type: Report
This report is a broad collection of research and essays on ethnocultural arts organizations across the United States and Canada. It examines the resources available to these groups and the challenges they face.
Figuring the Plural is an examination of ethnocultural, or ethnically/culturally specific, arts organizations in Canada and the United States. As our societies rapidly diversify and we seek to negotiate our increasingly complex national identities, these organizations possess enormous potential to assist in this process for they serve as cultural advocates, cultural interpreters, facilitators of cross-cultural understanding and communication, keepers of ethnic tradition, and/or sites where prejudice is exposed and challenged. [Executive Summary]
Arts & Intersections: Equity & Diversity