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Lecture: East African Archaeology

Tuesday, 23 October, 2012

The East Tennessee Society of the Archaeological Institute of American and the McClung Museum present Chapurukha Kusimba of the Field Museum in Chicago, lecturing on on East African Archaeology. This event is Co-sponsored by Africana Studies, Dept. of Anthropology, Black Cultural Center, Dept. of Classics, Dept. of History, and the Dept. of Religious Studies at University of Tennessee, Knoxville.

Dr. Kusimba has served as Curator of African Archaeology and Ethnology at the Field Museum since 1994, and is also an Adjunct faculty member in the Departments of Anthropology at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Chicago. His research agenda focuses on the role of economy, technology, and politics in the development of urban societies. In East Africa, he studies the origins of urbanism and its influence in East African history.

Parking: During the week, parking passes for Circle Park are available at the Campus Information Center, located just north of the Museum at the entrance to Circle Park (see UTK campus map). Visitors should tell the attendant that they are visiting the McClung Museum, and request a 2-hour permit.


McClung Museum of Natural History and Culture
1327 Circle Park Dr
University of Tennessee
Knoxville, TN 37996

Phone: (865) 974-2144
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Frank H. McClung Museum

Phone: 865-974-2144
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