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Professor Henry Drewal Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture: “Come to Your Senses! Understanding Arts Everywhere…And the Arts of Yoruba People in Particular”

November 13, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Prof. Henry Drewal

Professor Henry J. Drewal will give the Ruth Ketterer Harris Lecture titled, “Come to Your Senses! Understanding Arts Everywhere…And The Arts of Yoruba People in Particular.”

This presentation invites the audience to come to its “sense-abilities” in its engagements with the arts. People feel and think with their “body-mind,” an idea whose universal relevance Dr. Drewal explores by way of the arts of the Yoruba in West Africa. The lecture will be preceded by an opening performance by an Egungun ensemble and followed by a reception featuring music by the Afro-Peruvian group Golpe Tierra and West African cuisine from Les Délices de Awa.

5:00-5:30 Egungun ensemble opening performance
5:30-6:30 Lecture
6:30-7:30 Reception: Music by Golpe Tierra, Food by Les Délices de Awa

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