Trent University Oshawa Thornton Road Campus to Host International Anthropologist
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dr. Richard B. Lee will talk about his work with the Ju/'hoansi, a forager-based people in southern Central Africa
Tuesday, March 1, 2011, Oshawa
Trent University Oshawa Thornton Road Campus is pleased to welcome the public to a free lecture, “From Foragers to First Peoples: The African Ju/’hoansi in the 21st Century” by anthropologist Dr. Richard B. Lee, on Monday, March 7, 2011 at 1 p.m. at 55 Thornton Road South, Room 125, followed by a reception.
Professor Lee will talk about his work with the Ju/'hoansi, a forager-based people in southern Central Africa, and what the 21st century means to their traditional way of life. Prof. Lee is known for his work studying the !Kung San, a hunter-gatherer society in the Kalahari region of Botswana. In 1980, he won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for his publication The !Kung San: Men, Women, and Work in a Foraging Society.
After retiring, from the University of Toronto where he taught for most of his career, Prof. Lee went on to lecture at numerous universities around the world, most recently, Galen University in Belize. He is currently a professor emeritus at the University of Toronto in the Department of Anthropology and the Centre for International Health and a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
The Trent Oshawa Anthropology Lecture Series, made possible through the assistance of the T.E.W. Nind Endowment Fund, is one of many free events offered to the public at Trent University Oshawa Thornton Road Campus. Visit trentu.ca/oshawa.
For more information, please contact: Helen Haines, assistant professor, Anthropology, Trent University Oshawa Thornton Road Campus 416-209-2028, firstname.lastname@example.org