Keep your eyes peeled this Saturday, March 15th, for In Plain Sight, a multimedia exhibition focusing on culturally climactic events in recent history, curated by Sarah Lookofsky. Featuring cinematic and photographic works by Bani Abidi and Bruno Serralongue, In Plain Sight explores the production of cultural symbolism through media saturation, the relationship between the overexposed and the underrepresented, and the potential of documentary practice to reveal what is hidden in plain sight. The result is… [read more »]
Baby Worshipper: An Example of Religious Socialization
The amazing one-minute video below shows Ava Grace, a child of about two, at Ignited Church in Lakeland, Florida. The clip beautifully illustrates the socialization of children into particular kinds of worship. With hand motions, body movements, and facial expressions, this child is doing a wonderful job learning the culturally-specific rules guiding the performance of devotion. – Lisa Wade, Ph.D.
Courtesy of Sociological Images