Anthropologist Gilbert to discuss ‘What it Means to be Human’
Friday, April 15, 2016
HAMMOND – Drawing on her research and experience in Africa, considered the cradle
of mankind, Southeastern Louisiana University Associate Professor of Anthropology
Kellen Gilbert will address the general theme of what it means to be human on Wednesday,
The lecture, which is free and open to the public, will be held at 2 p.m. in Room 2207 of the Student Union.
Gilbert, who spent the last academic year on leave in Tanzania, will discuss life on the southern slope of Mount Kilimanjaro; wildlife; fascinating cultures such as the Massai people; and places such as Olduvai Gorge in Tanzania, considered one of the most important anthropological sites in the world.