UNC Asheville to Host Lecture, “Archaeology and the Small Town,” by Jane Eastman
Wed, 09/14/2011 - 3:48pm
Jane Eastman, director of Cherokee Studies at Western Carolina University, will deliver the Curtis Holliday lecture at UNC Asheville, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22, in the Ramsey Library.
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.