USC Aiken Delves into Cultural Aspects Halloween

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AIKEN, SC (10/24/2018) The University of South Carolina Aiken Offices of Student Life Diversity Initiatives and International Programs present two Halloween-related programs, which are free and open to the public.

Both discussions may include mature content.

(Un)Common Sense

Oct. 29, 4 p.m.

Penland 110

Panelists will discuss the implications and history of cultural appropriation, blackface and other potentially offensive costumes often used during this holiday.

De Los Muertos

Oct. 31, 4 p.m.

Penland 110

Panelists will explain the Day of the Dead, a Mexican indigenous holiday focused on honoring loved ones who have passed away.