The purpose of these recap discussion boards is to create dialogue and analytical discourse about the material covered in the chapter. In answering the recap discussion questions, you should engage in meaningful discussion with your fellow classmates as well. Your responses, your initial post and your secondary posts,  should be about a paragraph (5-7 sentences) in length. Please make sure to pay close attention to the specific due dates for each discussion board. You can contact me directly if you have any questions and please make sure to review the discussion board rubric under ‘Course Resources’. 

Due Dates: 

**Initial post due 2/25

Please respond to the following questions with at least 5-7 sentence paragraph responses per question.

**Secondary posts due 2/27

You should respond to at least two of your classmates post by the above due date. Your responses should be substantial, meaning they should be about 5-7 sentences in length and relate to your classmates post in some way. Please review the discussion board rubric on the course site for an elaboration on the grading criteria.


  1. How do you feel about cultural appropriation? How might cultural appropriation be viewed as a negative social phenomenon? As a positive social phenomenon? From a sociological point of view, what are some issues with cultural appropriation? (give at least two examples and include some concepts from the chapter to strengthen your argument)