The Fusion of Mythical Narrative and Material Culture in African Art

William Simmons, professor, Anthropology, Brown University
This talk draws on ethnographic materials and visual images from the historic Kingdom of Benin of Nigeria, and several other West African peoples, centering on the nature of the power behind the mask.

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Myths, Folklore, and Fairy Tales from around the World

Thursday Evening Session: Myths Alive

Next Session: This event is closed.
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Alfond Auditorium, G36
Admission
$25MFA members, seniors, and students
$30Nonmembers
Ticket Purchase Required
Event Type
Course
Course Number
Session 2 of 4