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Johnnetta Cole
Thursday 10 October 2019
6–8 pm

“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.

An American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter will be present during the lecture.

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