Shepard Krech III, professor of anthropology at Brown University, will deliver the 2010 Mardi Gras Lecture on Feb. 11.
“Spirits of the Air: Birds & Indians in the South” will begin at 7 p.m. in the Recital Hall of the Laidlaw Performing Arts Center. The lecture is free and open to the public.
The annual lecture is hosted by the department of sociology, anthropology and social work and sponsored by the USA Foundation.
Earlier in the day, Krech will speak to the Humanities and Social Sciences Colloquium at 3:30 p.m.
For additional information, contact the department of sociology, anthropology and social work at (251) 460-6563.