Roger Thayer Stone Center For Latin American Studies

Tulane University

Early Modern Globalization: Ivory Sculpture as the First Global Luxury Good

November 7th, 2018

Location
Stone Auditorium
210 Woldenberg Art Center
Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

Join the Alpha Louisiana Chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa in welcoming Dr. Stephanie Porras, Associate Professor of Art History and Vice President of the Alpha of Louisiana Chapter of Phi Beta Kappa, for a talk titled Early Modern Globalization: Ivory Sculpture as the First Global Luxury Good on Wednesday, November 7. In the talk, Dr. Porras will discuss ivory sculptures, which were made from African ivory, carved by Chinese immigrants, and shipped to markets in Latin America and Spain during the late sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries.

General Latin America + People
Eugene Cizek
Professor Emeritus - Architecture