Events

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Date: Nov 18, 2020 at 6:00 pm to at 7:00 pm
Location:
Free Online event via Zoom

Free Virtual Moderated Discussion

Chris Newell (Passamaquoddy), Executive Director and Senior Partner to Wabanaki Nations, Abbe Museum

Jane Pickering, William & Muriel Seabury Howells Director, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University

Lorén Spears (Narragansett), Executive Director, Tomaquag Museum

Moderated by Castle McLaughlin, Museum Curator of North American Ethnography, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University

three pairs of hands handle raw food ingredients
Date: Nov 12, 2020 at 6:00 pm to at 7:00 pm
Location:
Free Online Event via Zoom

Free Virtual Moderated Discussion

Barbara Haber, Food Historian

Lydia Shire, Chef, Restaurateur, and Entrepreneur

Moderated by Louisa Kasdon, CEO and Founder of Let’s Talk About Food

day of the dead altar with skull and candles.
Date: Nov 01, 2020 at 3:00 pm to at 5:00 pm
Location:
Free Online Event via Zoom

Online: Join us for an afternoon of community and joyful remembrance 3:00–5:00 pm

Write an online message of love, watch a master craftsman create papel picado in Mexico, listen to traditional verses in English and Spanish, craft a cempasúchil flower for the departed, ask questions about our ofrenda and learn a Mexican folk dance. Advance registration is required.

guest speaker scuba diving
Date: Oct 22, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Free Online event via Zoom

Free Virtual Panel Discussion

Jay Haigler, Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Professional Association of Diving Instructors; Scientific Diver and Diving Safety Officer, National Association of Black Scuba Divers, Foundation; Board Member and Lead Instructor, Diving with a Purpose

Albert José Jones, Professor Emeritus, Marine & Environmental Science, University of the District of Columbia; Founder of Underwater Adventure Seekers Scuba Diving Club; Cofounder of the National Association of Black Scuba Divers

Pre-Columbian gold pectoral figure wearing an elaborate headdress from Tomb 7 of Monte Albán, Mexico
Date: Oct 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm
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Free Online event

Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series

Juan Villoro, Author and Journalist

Mexican authors Octavio Paz, Carlos Fuentes, José Emilio Pacheco, Salvador Novo, Rubén Bonifaz Nuño, and Rosario Castellanos, among others, have sought to use language to explore and recover the links between Mexico’s Indigenous peoples and its contemporary society. Focusing on Mexico’s pre-Hispanic past, Juan Villoro will explore the intimate and evocative relationships among literature, archaeology, and culture.

wampanoag speakers.
Date: Oct 12, 2020 at 9:00 am
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Online Exhibit

New exhibit launches in time for Indigenous Peoples Day.

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Date: Oct 08, 2020 at 4:00 pm
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Virtual Event
brush, compass, and trowel on sand.
Date: Oct 03, 2020 at 1:00 pm to at 3:00 pm
Location:
Free Online Event via Zoom; Advance registration required

Celebrate the glamour, labor, humor, and discoveries of archaeology at Harvard. Join student archaeologists as they share their experience with an Irish castle, a shaft tomb in western Mexico, monuments on the Giza plateau in Egypt and drones used to study El-Kurru in ancient Nubia, among other locations. Place a friendly wager on an atlatl (spear throwing) demonstration, observe chew marks on bones from the Zooarchaeology Lab and experience a virtual-reality view of the Great Sphinx.

Schedule (All times are EDT)

12:45–1:00       Zoom room open

photo of Mary Stiner smiling in casual possible working attire
Date: Sep 24, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Free Online Event via Zoom

Hallam L. Movius, Jr. Lecture 

Mary C. Stiner, Regents Professor, School of Anthropology, University of Arizona

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Date: Sep 14, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Location:
Virtual Event

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