Faculty Spotlight: Prof. Drewal Wins Award!!!

Evjue-Bascom Professor Henry John Drewal was recently awarded the 2019 Margaret Herz Demant African Art Award at the Detroit Institute of Arts and gave a lecture there on Sunday, October 27, 2019. He spoke about his work on arts and the senses and his approach called “Sensiotics.” The award and talk were organized by the DIA Friends of African and African American Art and hosted by senior curator Nii Quarcoopome.

Photo Caption: Gelede masquerader honoring Fulani women and their elaborate coiffures — Photo by Henry John Drewal, 1971 in the Republic of Benin.