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Distinguished Lecturer Johnnetta Cole

When:
Thursday, October 10, 2019
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Where:
Agnes Etherington Art Centre
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Description:

“Displaying Historical Ivory in Museums: Let’s Talk about the Elephant in the Room”

In this free public lecture, international scholar, educator and humanitarian Dr Johnnetta Cole will discuss historical African ivory art, wildlife conservation and museum responsibility, about which she is a passionate advocate. Dr Cole is past Director of the Smithsonian Institute’s National Museum of African Art, and has held formative positions at several colleges and universities across the United States, where she headed and established African-American and black women’s studies programs. A reception follows Dr Cole’s lecture.

Supported by the Brockington Visitorship Fund and the Justin and Elisabeth Lang Fund, Queen’s University.

Contact:
Kate Yüksel, Communications Coordinator
kate.yuksel@queensu.ca
6135336000 x77049
Cost:
free
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