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Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

September 2019

Caspian: The Elements

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 17, 2020

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Chloe Dewe Mathews Caspian: The Elements is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores…

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Wildhood: Coming of Age on Planet Earth

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Lecture, Book Signing, and Special Gallery Activities Barbara Natterson-Horowitz Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Co-Director, Evolutionary Medicine Program, University of California, Los Angeles; Visiting Professor, Department of Human and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University Kathryn Bowers Science Journalist and Animal Behaviorist Adolescence is dangerous, difficult, and destiny-shaping for humans and other animals. In Wildhood (Simon & Schuster, 2019), Barbara Natterson-Horowitz and Kathryn Bowers look across species and evolutionary time to find answers to a single, consequential question: Why do…

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