Perkins Center Podcast

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Perkins Center for the Arts hosts multi-disciplinary arts podcasts.. The first series, Upon Our Authority presents sensational stories and intriguing interviews on women's empowerment through four periods: Suffrage (1840-1920) , Rosie the Riveter(1940-1960), The Second Wave/Civil Rights (1960-1990) and the New Millennium (2000-present). Our intrigue investigates the lives and times by exploring oral expressions and folk traditions (celebrations, family rituals, foods, social values, religion, folk songs, stories, holidays, material culture, vernacular culture, occupational culture, gatherings and more) with a particular focus on New Jersey and women of melanin endowed ethnicities. Podcast is hosted by Queen Nur, International Storyteller, and Director of the Folklife Center at Perkins Center. Guests include scholars, historians, storytellers and poets. Sponsored by New Jersey Council for the Humanities, New Jersey Council on the Arts, Burlington County Board of Chosen Freeholders and Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders.Read more »

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