cultural appropriation

Be culturally respectful as you celebrate Halloween

Costumes that take the form of caricature and adopt aspects of someone’s cultural identity can be belittling. Insensitive. Obtuse. It’s a form of cultural appropriation.


Costume with care

Irene Ota, diversity coordinator in the College of Social Work, breaks down some of the issues around cultural appropriation and suggests ways we can celebrate Halloween respectfully.