The Secret Lives of Men and Women at Meetings

As I settle into a new position with an organization that works with people with developmental disabilities, chronic mental illness, or other things that often lead to social exclusion, I’m delighted to be confronted with so many unconscious beliefs that I didn’t know were there.  Yay!  While I sort them out, here’s a past post…

What Makes an Ad Multicultural Marketing?

My son enjoyed watching this “multicultural” advertisement for the msi notebook x-series when this post first published in 2009.  Out of the blue today he asked to see it again, by name, apparently not because he suddenly took an interest in multicultural marketing, but he remembered there was something about butts (note to self for…

Urban Antrhopology, Cultural Tourism and Discovering ‘Americana’

Dave Barry was always able to just take vacation and run old columns.  For me, I’m entering a new world that is based in economic disparity and developmental disabilities–absolutely at the top of the engagement and inclusion/social exclusion list, but new territory that hasn’t quite gelled.  So in the meantime, I’m periodically re-running posts that…