UNCA hosts lecture, “Archaeology and the Small Town” by Jane Eastman
Jane Eastman, director of Cherokee Studies at Western Carolina University, delivers the Curtis Holliday lecture in Ramsey Library, UNC Asheville, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, .
Eastman’s current project is an Early Qualla (14th-15th century) community in Hayesville, N.C. She and her students have helped build an outdoor exhibit at the Clay County Museum that includes art, interpretive information, and a full-scale 18th century Cherokee homestead.
Eastman’s lecture, “Archaeology and the Small Town: Cultural and Community Revitalization in Western North Carolina,” is free and open to the public. The lecture is co-sponsored by the WNC chapter of the American Institute of Archaeology and UNC Asheville’s Department of Classics. For more information, contact Laurel Taylor at 828/251-6290 or visit classics.unca.edu.
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