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VENUS Symposium - The Commodification of Booty: From Saartjie Baartman, To Nicki Minaj, To Girls Unnamed
(Seminar/Conference)

This symposium will explore the life and legacy of Saartjie Baartman, famously known as "Hottentot Venus," a South African woman with protruding buttocks who was exhibited throughout Europe in the early 1800s.

Guest presenters include:
Holly Bass, Artist
Kim Brown, Howard University Department of History
Sindile Dlamini, HU SERVE, Serve and Learn Coordinator
Student Presenters, Maleke Glee, Paige Reynolds, Keaira Simpkins

Location: Ira Aldridge Theater
Contact: Denise Saunders Thompson
E-Mail ddsaunders@howard.edu
(202) 806-7050
Nov 2012
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