Main Program | Doug Bock Clark: The Last Whalers: Three Years in the Far Pacific with a Courageous Tribe and a Vanishing Way of Life

08 Nov 2020 11:00 - 12:00
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What is lost when a culture disappears? This question is at the heart of Doug Bock Clark’s account of the Lamalerans, one of Indonesia’s last remaining hunter-gatherer groups who for hundreds of years, have hunted sperm whales for their survival. Join him as he discusses his observations of a unique culture that is in danger of losing its traditions.

Apa yang hilang saat sebuah budaya menghilang? Pertanyaan ini hadir dalam esensi cerita Doug Bock Clark tentang Lamalerans, salah satu kelompok pemburu-pengumpul terakhir di Indonesia yang selama ratusan tahun, telah berburu paus sperma untuk kelangsungan hidup mereka. Bergabunglah dengannya saat ia membahas pengamatannya terhadap budaya unik yang terancam kehilangan tradisinya.


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Doug Bock Clark

Doug Bock Clark is a GQ Correspondent and a contributor for The New Yorker’s website. His articles have appeared in The New York Times, WIRED and ELLE, among many others. …

Janet Steele

Janet Steele is a Professor of Journalism at George Washington University, where she teaches narrative journalism. Her most recent book, Mediating Islam: Cosmopolitan Journalisms in Muslim Southeast Asia, focuses on …

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