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Behind-the-Screens with Sarah Clunis (Free for HMSC Members)
Join curator Sarah Clunis for a virtual lecture examining three royal masks from the Kuba, a group from the Democratic Republic of Congo, and their connection to gender and status in Kuba lifeways.
Sarah Anita Clunis, Director of Academic Partnerships and Curator of African Collections, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Located in the Kasaï Oriental Province along the Sankuru River in the central part of the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Kuba identify themselves as the children of Woot and the tale of their origins is often reenacted in masquerades for the royal Kuba court. The focus of this Black History Month Behind-the-Screens is a conversation with Peabody Curator ofView more
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