The Expert Is In: Firsts in their Field: Women "Trowelblazers" in Anthropology
The Expert Is In: Firsts in their Field: Women "Trowelblazers" in Anthropology
WhenTuesday, August 6, 2019, 2 – 4 PM
CategoriesDemonstrations, Lectures & Discussions
SponsorNatural History Museum
VenueNatural History Museum
Event LocationGround Floor, Q?rius the Coralyn W. Whitney Science Education Center
CostFree
AccessibilityWheelchair accessible
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Learn about the groundbreaking work of women in anthropology! We dive into rare archival collections held at the Smithsonian NMNH’s National Anthropological Archives and Human Studies Film Archives to tell stories about the important roles women have played in some of the discipline’s major breakthroughs. Get to know anthropologists such as ethnomusicologist Frances Densmore, Standing Rock Sioux anthropologist Beatrice Medicine, archaeologist Rose Solecki, or economic anthropologist Stanley Ann Dunham (mother of President Barack Obama).

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