Monuments of Stone: The Art and Architecture of Great Zimbabwe

The magnificent stone walls of Great Zimbabwe are sub-Saharan Africa’s largest and most dramatic prehistoric site.  Dr. William J. Dewey, Associate Professor of Art History at Penn State University, looks at the social and economic forces that contributed to the rise of this great southern African kingdom of the 13th and 14th centuries, examining the stunning architecture that symbolically asserts the status and prestige of the royals living there. 

February 23, 2012

Horchow Auditorium

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  • Boshell Family Lecture Series on Archaeology