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Gallery Conversation – Historian David Gordon

February 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

David Gordon, Bowdoin College professor of history, discusses the significance of selected objects from central Africa within their original cultural and religious contexts. Gordon is the author of Invisible Agents: Spirits in a Central African History (2012).

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa.

This presentation is hosted by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art and offered as a free community event by the Camden Conference and World Affairs Council of Maine in anticipation of the 29th Annual Camden Conference: The New Africa, February 19-21, 2016Free and open to the public.

 

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Date:
February 16, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-4
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Organizer

Camden Conference
Phone:
(207) 236-1034
Email:
info@camdenconference.org
Website:
http://www.camdenconference.com

Venue

Bowdoin College Museum of Art
9400 College Station
Brunswick, ME 04011 United States
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Phone:
207-725-3275
Website:
www.bowdoin.edu/art-museum
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