Maps: Finding Our Place in the World Lecture Series (1st)
Chart an extraordinary journey through culture and technology! Explore the world of maps in this lecture series presented by The Field Museum and the Newberry Library. This six-part series will feature presenters from all disciplines--including artists, historians, cartographers and anthropologists.
In this first installment, join Dr. Ryan Williams, Curator of Archaeological Science at The Field Museum, to learn how Global Positioning Systems are used for more than just directions! Hear how Field Museum scientists use GPS technology to see how ancient peoples interacted with their environment and find out if being "eco-friendly" really is a new trend.
Recorded Saturday, November 03, 2007 at The Field Museum.