CANCELED
When:
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 2:00p -
3:30p

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

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Admission:
FREE

Categories:
Film, Lectures & Conferences

Event website:
https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/diving-with-a-purpose

We regret to announce that this event has been canceled. In light of the ongoing concerns regarding COVID-19, future public programs at museum may also be subject to cancellations. Please visit our website for the latest updates, and thank you for your patience.


Free Public Film Screening & Discussion


Jay Haigler, Master Scuba Diver Trainer, Professional Association of Diving Instructors; Scientific Diver and Diving Safety Officer, National Association of Black Scuba Divers, Foundation; Board Member and Lead Instructor, Diving with a Purpose


Albert José Jones, Professor Emeritus, Marine & Environmental Science, University of the District of Columbia; Founder of Underwater Adventure Seekers Scuba Diving Club; Cofounder of the National Association of Black Scuba Divers


Diving with a Purpose is an organization dedicated to the documentation and protection of African slave trade shipwrecks and the maritime history and culture of African Americans. Jay Haigler and Albert José Jones will share a documentary on the organization’s work and recent discoveries. They will discuss the importance of submerged heritage resources in advancing the fields of maritime archaeology and ocean conservation and the need for a better understanding of the transatlantic slave trade and its global, cultural, and social-economic impact on society.


Presented by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and Harvard Museum of Natural History in collaboration with the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research. Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge.

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