Victoria Massie: Refracting Biological Vision: The Poetics of Genetic Cameroonian Ancestry
Installation view of Art of the Cameroon Grassfields: A Living Heritage in Houston at the Menil Collection, Houston. Photo: Lauren Marek
Thursday, April 27
Drawing on her ethnographic fieldwork, Dr. Victoria Massie explores how African Americans and Cameroonians connect through genetic ancestry tests and how people of African descent use a poetic approach to solidarity as they redefine the prospects of being and making each other kin.
Attending the program:
This lecture takes place in the foyer of the main building, located at 1533 Sul Ross Street. Additional information regarding accessibility and parking can be found here.
As always, Menil programs are free and open to all.