"Historically Speaking" Presents Dr. Laura Masur June 2

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Add to Calendar 2022-06-02 18:15:00 2022-06-02 20:00:00 "Historically Speaking" Presents Dr. Laura Masur June 2 "Plantation as Mission:  American Indians, Enslaved Africans, and Jesuit Missionaries in Maryland" Co-sponsored by the SMCM Center for the Study of Democracy and the St. Mary's County Historical Society Thursday, June 2, 2022 in Daugherty-Palmer Commons Reception at 6:15 pm and program at 7:00 pm   People of Native American, African, and European ancestry have been connected with Maryland's Jesuit plantations throughout their history.  Archaeological evidence of Native American missions in Maryland--however fragmented--contributes to a narrative of the Maryland missions that is at odds with prevailing 19th and 20th century histories.  Join Dr. Laura Masur, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the Catholic University of America, as she explores this often overlooked part of Maryland--and St. Mary's County--history. Dr. Laura Masur is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the Catholic University of America.  She received her PhD from Boston University's Archaeology Program and Department of Anthropology in 2019 and an MA in Anthropology from the College of William and Mary in 2013.  Dr. Masur conducts research on archaeological and museum collections from across North America and has worked in Colonial Williamsburg, Alexandria Archaeology, the Fairfield Foundation, Historic St. Mary's City and the Smithsonian Institution.  Dr. Masur's research focuses on the archaeology of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania from 1600 to the present. This event is free but reservations are required.  Please click on the link below for reservations: https://www.tickettailor.com/events/historicallyspeaking/682472?fbclid=… Campus visitors must be up to date on vaccinations for COVID-19 and be able to present proof upon request by College officials when attending indoor events or large gatherings outside when social distancing cannot be ensured. If campus visitors are not up to date on vaccinations or cannot show proof, they must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival to campus. Daugherty-Palmer Commons (DPC) Center for the Study of Democracy and the St. Mary's County Historical Society Kathy Grimes America/New_York public
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"Plantation as Mission:  American Indians, Enslaved Africans, and Jesuit Missionaries in Maryland"

Co-sponsored by the SMCM Center for the Study of Democracy and the St. Mary's County Historical Society

Thursday, June 2, 2022 in Daugherty-Palmer Commons

Reception at 6:15 pm and program at 7:00 pm

 

People of Native American, African, and European ancestry have been connected with Maryland's Jesuit plantations throughout their history.  Archaeological evidence of Native American missions in Maryland--however fragmented--contributes to a narrative of the Maryland missions that is at odds with prevailing 19th and 20th century histories.  Join Dr. Laura Masur, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the Catholic University of America, as she explores this often overlooked part of Maryland--and St. Mary's County--history.

Dr. Laura Masur is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the Catholic University of America.  She received her PhD from Boston University's Archaeology Program and Department of Anthropology in 2019 and an MA in Anthropology from the College of William and Mary in 2013.  Dr. Masur conducts research on archaeological and museum collections from across North America and has worked in Colonial Williamsburg, Alexandria Archaeology, the Fairfield Foundation, Historic St. Mary's City and the Smithsonian Institution.  Dr. Masur's research focuses on the archaeology of Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania from 1600 to the present.

This event is free but reservations are required.  Please click on the link below for reservations:

https://www.tickettailor.com/events/historicallyspeaking/682472?fbclid=…

Campus visitors must be up to date on vaccinations for COVID-19 and be able to present proof upon request by College officials when attending indoor events or large gatherings outside when social distancing cannot be ensured. If campus visitors are not up to date on vaccinations or cannot show proof, they must present proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours of arrival to campus.

Event Sponsor(s)
Center for the Study of Democracy and the St. Mary's County Historical Society
Kathy Grimes
kjgrimes@smcm.edu
2408954215
Event Group
Center for the Study of Democracy
Lecture or Talk