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Living Room Lecture: Prehistory of Baja California

During the 40+ years Don Laylander has studied the enigmatic peninsula’s prehistory, our understanding of it has grown and evolved. He will discuss his views on where we stand now on some of the major issues in that story, including its chronology, complexity, continuity, and connections.

This event will be held on Zoom. Proceeds from our Living Room Lecture series help provide critical support for the care of Center collections and programs for all ages.

Date: Thursday, February 17, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM
Location: Online on Zoom
Cost: Pay what you wish

Register for Lecture

Registration closes at 4 PM on February 17.

About the Presenter

Don Laylander is an archaeologist who has retired from the California Department of Transportation and ASM Affiliates, Inc. In addition to participating in field investigations throughout Alta California, he has written about Baja California’s prehistory for more than four decades from a variety of perspectives, producing a master’s thesis at San Diego State University and more than four dozen articles touching on the subject from archaeological, historical, linguistic, and ethnographic perspectives.