Archaeology of the Oyo Empire and Materiality of Atlantic Modernity (West Africa)

Dr. Akin Ogundiran, Chancellor’s Professor at the University of North Carolina - Charlotte, will speak about his archaeological research on the Oyo Empire (ca. 1570-1836) and its implications for understanding the age of Atlantic modernity, an experience defined by the movement of people, goods, and ideas, and reorganization of the physical and social landscapes.  Admission is free.

Tuesday, November 9 at 6:00pm

Museum of Anthropology
1834 Wake Forest Road Winston-Salem, NC 27106

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Speakers, Lectures, Multicultural / International, General, Next Week at Wake


Administrative, Museum of Anthropology

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Alumni, Faculty, General Public, Parents/Guests, Staff, Students, First-Year Undergraduate Students, Prospective Students




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Sara Cromwell

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