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Idaho Museum of Natural History to host lecture series by Idaho State University’s premier anthropologists

Posted February 29, 2012

The Idaho State University Idaho Museum of Natural History will host a series of lectures titled "There and Back Again: An Anthropologist's Tale" by ISU's premier anthropologists beginning March 21.

Join the anthropologists as they describe their ongoing research into human behavior and history in some of the most exotic locales on Earth. Travel "There and Back Again" to Ecuador, Rapa Nui, Chechnya and Burma as you learn about people in different places and at different times.

All lectures are free and open to the public and will be held in the Museum Classroom 204 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Below is the complete schedule:

• Wednesday, March 21: Professor Tony Stocks, "There and Back with Indigenous Maps: What Can Be Accomplished?"

Wednesday, April 4: Assistant Professor John Dudgeon, "Dietary Evidence Recorded in Prehistoric Human Teeth: An Archaeological Detective Story"

Wednesday, April 18: Assistant Professor David Peterson, "Lunch With Chechens: An American Archaeologist in the North Caucasus and Beyond"

Wednesday, April 25: Assistant Lecturer Lewis Thomas, "Burma and Its People"

For more information contact Rebecca Thorne-Ferrel at 282-2195 or