Archaeology Event at Suffolk County Historical Society

Dear Friends and Colleagues,


Please take note of the following event which will be held on March 15 at the Suffolk County Historical Society. We hope you can attend!



Allison Manfra McGovern




“Digging” the Roots of Inequality: Archaeological Investigations of Ethnicity and Race on Long Island



March 15, 2013 at 5pm

Suffolk County Historical Society

300 W Main Street, Riverhead



Please join us for an evening of presentations by Allison Manfra McGovern, Meg Gorsline, and Jenna Wallace Coplin. By examining the material traces left behind by past Long Islanders, these archaeologists explore race and ethnicity in Rocky Point, East Setauket, and across modern boundaries with the help of the web.


Moderator: Georgette Grier-Key



This event is presented by the Suffolk County Historical Society, in conjunction with the special exhibit Hidden and Forbidden: Art and Objects of Intolerance Evolving Depictions of Blacks in America, on display through June 1, 2013.


Sponsored by the Doctoral Student Council of the Graduate School and University Center of the City University of New York (CUNY)


For more information call:

Suffolk County Historical Society (631) 727-2881

300 W Main Street, Riverhead, NY 11901


Allison Manfra McGovern

Historical Archaeologist

Doctoral Candidate in Anthropology

The Graduate Center, CUNY


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