Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Textile Lecture - Abbotsford

Dr. Elizabeth Wayland Barber is giving a lecture this Thursday October 29,2009 at 7pm. The lecture is being held at the Reach Gallery Museum in Abbotsford, BC. Admission is FREE.

Dr. Elizabeth Wayland Barber speaks on her book Women’s Work: The First 20,000 Years: Women, Cloth and Society in Early Times. Dr. Barber illustrates how the economic engine of the ancient and early modern worlds was the fabric of industry and almost the exclusive province of women. Dr. Barber is Professor of Archaeology and Linguistics and co-chair of the Classics Program at Occidental College in Los Angeles.

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