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Wednesday, April 11

Art and Peace: the Role of Diplomacy in the Ancient Yoruba Sculpture from Ife

Illustrated Lecture
Time: 12:15pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Room 125

Dr. Suzanne Blier, Allen Whitehill Clowes Professor of Fine Arts and Professor of African and African American Studies, Harvard University

Dr. Blier will discuss the role of diplomacy in ancient Yoruba sculpture from life, in conjunction with the exhibition Environment and Object: Recent African Art. Sponsored by the Departments of Geography, History of Art and Architecture, Library and Information Services, the Director of the Arts, Atwater Commons, and the Middlebury College Museum of Art.