Event Title: “Digging” the Roots of Inequality: Archaeological Investigations of Ethnicity and Race on Long Island
Date, Time: March 15, 2013 at 5pm
Presented by: Suffolk County Historical Society
Sponsored by: Doctoral Student Council of the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)
Location: 300 W Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
For additional information contact: Suffolk County Historical Society (631) 727-2881
300 W Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901
Details: Please join us for an evening of presentations by Allison Manfra McGovern, Meg Gorsline, and Jenna Wallace Coplin. By examining the material traces left behind by past Long Islanders, these archaeologists explore race and ethnicity in Rocky Point, East Setauket, and across modern boundaries with the help of the web.This event is presented by the Suffolk County Historical Society, in conjunction with the special exhibit Hidden and Forbidden: Art and Objects of Intolerance, Evolving Depictions of Blacks in America, on display through June 1, 2013.
On Friday April 27, 2012 the New York Archaeological Council (NYAC) will offer a series of presentations and panel discussion on the effect of the recession and continuing slow economy on archaeology in New York State. The program will take place at 3:00 PM at the NYAC spring meeting, held jointly with the New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA) at The Clarion Hotel, Poughkeepsie, New York. Attendance is free and open to all interested parties.
April 27rd – 29th, 2012, The Clarion Hotel & Conference Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
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