Life at Colonial Harvard: The Archaeological Evidence

(Previously scheduled date: Tuesday, September 23, 6:00 pm)

Public Lecture by Diana Loren

Director of Academic Partnerships and Museum Curator, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

The related exhibition will be open until 9:00 pm following the lecture. Free and open to the public.

Life at Colonial HarvardHarvard University's 1650 charter founded a multicultural educational setting when it committed the new institution "to the education of the English and Indian Youth of this Country in knowledge and godliness." The Harvard Yard Archaeology Project contributes to renewing that commitment. This fall, the project’s team will begin its fourth excavation in Harvard Yard, seeking deeper knowledge of seventeenth-century Harvard College and the Native American and English students. Join archaeologist, educator, and curator Diana Loren in a presentation of the project's findings to date, including printing type from the first printing press in the British colonies, and a preview of the team’s excavation goals this fall.

Diana Loren is Director of Academic Partnerships and Museum Curator at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. She is also co-curator of the related exhibition, Digging Veritas: The Archaeology and History of the Indian College and Student Life at Colonial Harvard.

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Directions and parking Free event parking is available at the 52 Oxford Street Garage starting at 5:00 pm. Public information: 617-496-1027.