The Cannon Beach History Center & Museum is honored to welcome back Dr. Cameron M. Smith of Portland State University on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. as they celebrate International Archaeology Day. International
Archaeology Day is a day for organizations across the U.S., Canada, and around the world to raise awareness of archaeology and provide opportunities for the public to participate in archaeological activities. Above all, International Archaeology Day is a celebration of archaeology that emphasizes the idea that archaeology is everywhere.
Dr. Smith will be presenting human migrations and dispersals over the past two million years, which is the topic of Smith’s latest book, Atlas of Human Prehistory. Over the years, Dr. Smith has published several books on varying topics from evolution to space exploration. Dr. Smith has a PhD in Archaeology from Canada’s Simon Fraser University and is arespected scholar who has published scientific works in the American Journal of Physical Anthropology Magazine, South American Explorer, Spaceflight, Skeptical Inquirer, The Next Step, The Bulletin of Primitive Technology, and in Scientific American. He has also appeared on PBS, The History Channel, and on the National Geographic Channel.
For those who have not attended a lecture by Professor Smith, you are in for a treat! Smith is an engaging and active presenter who keeps attendees on the edge of their seats. This event takes place on Saturday, October 17, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. This is a FREE event and is open to the public.
This event is in partnership with the Archaeological Institute of America.