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K-State Today

November 18, 2013



Orthel speaks on sustaining self and culture at American Folklore Society

By Jane P. Marshall

Bryan Orthel, assistant professor in interior design in the College of Human Ecology, presented "Sustaining self and culture: Examples of self-identity in three American communities" at the annual meeting of the American Folklore Society in Providence, R.I., in October.

He also was a participant at the invitation-only symposium, Critiquing the North American Design Ph.D.: A Symposium Exploring the Institutional Frameworks for Practice-Transforming Design Research hosted by Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pa.