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COS Fall Science Read and Archaeological Artifacts Examinations- Weds, 10/30, Noon

Dr. Bruce Bourque

Dr. Bruce Bourque

UPDATE: If you have any Archaeological artifacts that you would like Dr. Bourque to look at before the Noon Fall Science Read, please bring them to the Library's Morrell Meeting room at 11:30 AM.

The Cornerstone of Science Fall Science Read concludes with a return visit by Dr. Bruce Bourque, author of the featured book, "The Swordfish Hunters: the History and Ecology of An Ancient American Sea People."

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Time & Date: Wednesday, October 30th, 12:00 PM (11:30 AM for Archaeological artifacts examinations).

Location: The Library's Morrell Meeting Room

About the Author

Bruce Borque teaches anthropology at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, and is curator of archaeology at the Maine State Museum. He grew up in Massachusetts but spent boyhood summers in Maine, where he heard stories of the Red Paint People. Educated at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, the University of Colorado, Boulder, and Harvard University, he matriculated in engineering school, but found his attention drawn to thoughts of the past. Eventually, he found his way to archaeology and hasn’t looked back. He lives in Freeport, Maine.

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