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Lecture on Hester Stanhope’s 1815 archeological expedition, March 28


Lady Hester Stanhope in Wonder Woman DC Comics, #47, 1942.
RIC grad Kevin DeJesus ’00, PhD, of York University, will lecture on the topic “Mapping Hester Stanhope’s Middle East: The Eastern Mediterranean in Noble View” on Wednesday, March 28, from 12:30-2 p.m. in Gaige Hall 254.

Lady Hester Lucy Stanhope (1776-1839) was an English socialite and explorer whose archaeological expedition to Ashkelon in 1815 is considered to be the first modern excavation in the Holy Land.

Co-sponsored by Anthropos (Anthropology Club), History Department, and Women’s Studies.