Alexandra Galitzine Loumpet
July - August 2005
Alexandra Galitzine Loumpet studies in Paris, where she received her doctorate in prehistoric ethnology, with a focus on African rock art. She is currently a lecturer in the department of art and archaeology at the University of Yaounde I, in Cameroon, and has worked with her husband, Clark Fellow Germain Loumpet, both on the National Museum of Cameroon Project and on research on the Bamun peoples. She is currently editing new Bamun archives discovered in Paris.
While at the Clark, she and Germain Loumpet are writing their extensive fieldwork and developing an interpretation of modernity among the Bamun in West Cameroon as reflected through art, writing, and other cultural systems.