Events

Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

HYBRID - Garden Forests of the Amazon

May 12, 2022 @ 7:30 pm PDT Pacific Time

Whitman College, Olin Hall Room 129
345 Boyer Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362 United States


AIA Society: Walla Walla

Lecturer: Anna Browne Ribeiro

Amazonia is generally thought of as a primeval forest – one of the last remaining pristine landscapes on Earth.  However, archaeologists have found increasingly diverse evidence for long-term manipulation of plant species and entire landscapes by Amerindian peoples.  Ranging from the early domestication of individual species and curation of landscapes to the creation of vast hydraulic works and transforming the very soil, these changes are proof that Amazonian landscapes are anything but untouched. Drawing upon a growing corpus of knowledge and my own research in the central Amazon, I journey across thousands of years and billions of acres to show how humans have made this great mosaic landscape.

To attend this lecture in-person, proof of vaccination plus booster and a K(N)-95 mask is required. Masks will be provided at the door (southern entrance of Olin Hall) for anyone who doesn’t have one.

Register via Zoom
When placing events on your calendar using these buttons, please check that time zone displays correctly.

Details

Date:
May 12, 2022
Time:
7:30 pm PDT
Event Categories:
,

Contact

Sarah H. Davies
Email:
daviessh@whitman.edu

Other

In-person or Virtual Event
Hybrid

Venue

Whitman College, Olin Hall Room 129
345 Boyer Ave
Walla Walla, WA 99362 United States
Text GIVE 10 to 833-965-2840 to donate!

support Us

The AIA is North America's largest and oldest nonprofit organization dedicated to archaeology. The Institute advances awareness, education, fieldwork, preservation, publication, and research of archaeological sites and cultural heritage throughout the world. Your contribution makes a difference.