When:
Wednesday, Dec 06, 2017 6:00p -
8:00p

Where:
Geological Lecture Hall
24 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Lectures & Conferences, University

Event website:
https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/all-the-world-is-here-anthropology-on-display

The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the first American fair to feature anthropology. The new discipline had its own building, supervised by Frederic Putnam, director of Harvard University’s Peabody Museum. It competed, however, with another anthropology display organized by the Smithsonian Institution. Ira Jacknis will discuss how these exhibits offered competing versions of cultural reality, and he will trace anthropological display innovations that have become standard museum practice.

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06/12/2017 18:00:00 06/12/2017 20:00:00 15 All the World Is Here: Anthropology on Display at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair The 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago was the first American fair to feature anthropology. The new discipline had its own building, supervised by Frederic Putnam, director of Harvard Uni... Geological Lecture Hall, Cambridge, MA 02138 Organizer Organizer e-mail false DD/MM/YYYY Reddit