TEDxYakimaSalon Season 3 Event 2
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Mark Auslander, a sociocultural anthropologist and museum director, has done research in southern Africa and in African American communities in the U.S. South. He writes extensively on ritual performance, race and power, historical memory, and African and African American art. He seeks to understand why individuals seek to reenact painful and traumatic historical events, as they search for justice and to build moral communities.