All the King's Men: Status and Power in Africa

Ornate tools of war and visually striking regalia are some of the objects on display that demonstrate how masculinity is emphasized in traditional African politics. The exhibit also features many objects linked to the history of colonization, when European powers displaced the traditional systems of governance, and their own ideas about masculinity were incorporated. The objects’ backstories chart the rise and fall of status symbols that are still relevant today as cultural heritage.

Tuesday, May 28 at 10:00am to 4:30pm

More dates through January 25, 2025

Lam Museum of Anthropology
1315 Carroll Weathers Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27109

Event Type

Arts & Entertainment, Exhibit, Multicultural / International, Community, Next Week at Wake

Departments

Administrative, Museum of Anthropology

Target Audience

Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Parents/Guests, Staff, Students, First-Year Undergraduate Students, Prospective Students

Website

https://lammuseum.wfu.edu

Cost

Free

Hashtag

##lammuseum

Contact name

Sara Cromwell

Contact email

cromwess@wfu.edu

Contact phone number

3367585282

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