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Inkberry Books to host author event with Francesca Howell


February 16, 2022

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Author, scholar, and Niwot resident Francesca Ciancimino Howell will be speaking at an Inkberry Books event on Friday, Feb. 25. Her book, Food, Festivals and Religion largely focuses on "sense of place," which is a concept she will discuss in detail at the event. "It's very cool that these themes of performing place through festival are being shown in Niwot, it's wonderful," she said.

Many have dubbed America to be a melting pot of cultures that has coagulated into something unique. Other scholars argue that the country is more of a tapestry, where some cultures are maintained and others are transformed. For Francesca Ciancimino Howell, this tapestry metaphor seems more relevant–as an Irish-Italian-American, her unique heritage greatly inspired her academic studies. These...

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