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In this enlightening lecture, Dr. Ayana Omilade Flewellen, a distinguished professor at Stanford University, explores the intersections of black feminism, archaeology, and storytelling. She advocates for the centrality of black women's experiences in historical narratives and discusses the multifaceted role of archaeology in public history and cultural preservation. The talk features her work with the Society of Black Archaeologists and Diving With a Purpose, emphasizing the need for diversity in the field and the significance of underwater archaeology in heritage conservation. Dr. Flewellen also presents the Estate Little Princess project in St. Croix, a groundbreaking initiative combining terrestrial and underwater archaeology to uncover and preserve Afro-Crucian history. The lecture is a compelling call to recognize and engage with the rich, often untold, histories that shape our world, making it a valuable resource for students, educators, and anyone interested in the dynamic fields of archaeology and cultural heritage.
Subject:
Environmental Science, Information Science, Mariculture, Maritime Science, Caribbean History, Virgin Islands History, Archaeology, Virgin Islands Culture, Women's Studies
Level:
Lower Primary, Middle School, High School, College / Upper Division
Material Type:
Lecture
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Date Added:
01/29/2024
License:
Creative Commons Attribution Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
Media Format:
Audio, Video

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