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Silences in the Museum: Reflections on Paris's Musee du Quai Branly

A Lecture by Sally Price, from William and Mary College

Monday, March 09, 2009
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Bunche 10383
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Sally Price is a leading scholar of Caribbean maroon communities, the culture and aesthetics of the Saramaka of Surinam, and theorists of creolization, colonialism, primitivism and modernism.
Sally Price’s publications include: Co-Wives and Calabashes, 1984 (Winner of the Alice and Edith Hamilton Prize in Women's Studies); and Primitive Art in Civilized Places, 1991. Her most recent book is Paris Primitive: Jacques Chirac's Museum on the Quai Branly (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007).

Sally and Richard Price have written, among other books, Afro-American Arts of the Suriname Rain Forest, 1980; Caribbean Contours, 1985; Enigma Variations: A Novel, 1995, a mystery about forgery in the ethnographic art market; Maroon Arts: Cultural Vitality in the African Diaspora, 1999; Les Marrons, 2003; The Root of Roots; Or, How Afro-American Anthropology Got Its Start, 2003; and Romare Bearden: The Caribbean Dimension, 2006

For more info please contact Robin Derby or Jorge Marturano


Cost : Free and open to the public

Sponsor(s): Latin American Institute, The UCLA Mellon Seminar on Caribbean Cultural History, the UCLA Mellon Seminar in Black Atlantic Studies Seminar

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