[PAST EVENT] Anthropology Brown Bag: "Focused: A Century of Virginia Indian Resistance"
An overview of the new special exhibition at the Jamestown Settlement Museum by Luke J. Pecoraro, Ph.D. Luke is a historical archaeologist currently employed as the Director of Curatorial Services for the Jamestown–Yorktown Foundation. He has worked in cultural resource management archaeology in the mid-Atlantic, the Chesapeake and New England on a variety of prehistoric and historic sites, and for several years as a staff archaeologist on the Jamestown Rediscovery project and was the former Director of Archaeology at George Washington’s Mount Vernon.
Luke is also a research archaeologist for the First Colony Foundation, searching for the sixteenth century “Lost Colony” on Roanoke Island, and a team member of the Survey and Landscape Archaeology on Montserrat (SLAM) project in the British West Indies. He holds a bachelor's degree in history (Virginia Commonwealth University) a master's and Ph.D. in archaeology from Boston University. Recent publications include Stewards of Memory: The Past, Present and Future of Historic Preservation at George Washington’s Mount Vernon edited by Carol Cadou, Luke Pecoraro and Thomas Reinhart (UVA Press (2018).
Please contact Joni Carlson [[w|jdcarlson]] for Zoom link.