Author and associate professor of anthropology Rebecca S. Graff will discuss her book Disposing of Modernity and her archaeological digs at the site of Chicago's 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park.
Rebecca S. Graff earned her PhD and MA in Anthropology from University of Chicago, with a BA in Anthropology from University of California. In 2013, she was the recipient of the Kathleen Kirk Gilmore Dissertation Award from the Society for Historical Archaeology (SHA). She has led archaeological undergraduate field work at DePaul, University of Chicago, and now Lake Forest College where she currently teaches.
This event was in conjunction with the exhibit From Swamps to Parks: Building Chicago's Public Spaces, on display at Harold Washington Library Center in the 9th floor Exhibit Hall.