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Dr. Maria Escallón featured in latest episode of UO Today

The latest episode of UO Today features Dr. Maria Fernanda Escallón, assistant professor of Anthropology at the University of Oregon. She discusses her work examining the ethics of cultural heritage declarations and how the designations affect economic equality, territorial rights, and political power of Afro-descendants in Colombia and Brazil. Watch the conversation.

UO Today, a talk show hosted by Oregon Humanities Center director Paul Peppis, provides a glimpse into the heart of the University of Oregon. Each episode offers viewers a conversation with UO faculty and administrators as well as visiting scholars, authors, and artists whose groundbreaking work is shaping our world. The show is produced by the Oregon Humanities Center, in collaboration with UO Library’s Center for Media and Educational Technology.