This research guide is designed to support your research on the history, cultural context, and conceptual implications of one of the objects in the "Spirited Things" exhibition. See detailed guidelines for the Object Analysis assignment on the Class Blog.
The objects may be found on the Sacred Arts of the Black Atlantic (SABA) website: You will need to locate photographs and other multimedia to support your analysis. You can find some photos on the SABA website, but should also find additional photos to support your analysis.
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IMPORTANT SEARCH TIPS!
- When you are searching, be mindful of variant spellings, and include them in your search, e.g., vodou or voudou or vodun or voodoo
- When you are searching, think about different search terms that address the idea and use them in your search, e.g., rites or rituals. sacred or religious
- Use the * truncation symbol in your keyword search to retrieve variant endings - including plurals, e.g., ritual* religio* cuba*