OLLI at UAH Course – Mounds Fell on Alabama: Prehistoric Moundville

Monday, June 5, 2023 The event started -349 days ago

10:30 AM12:00 PM

Wilson Hall

Offered through Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at UAH

Alabama's indigenous history can be traced back more than 10,000 years, but sometime around 1000 CE, a new culture - the Mississippian - arrived. These people, located primarly in the southeast and midwestern portions of the present-day U.S., were known for building large, earthen platform mounds. Then mysteriously, they were gone, leaving only earthen pyramids behind. This course will examine that culture in terms of the archaeology of Moundville. (A complimentary field trip, registered separately, to the Moundville Archaeological Park, will provide further insight into this fascinating culture.) This course will be recorded.

Monday (1 sessions) | Cost: $25 | Instructor: John Mason | Online & In-Person, UAH Campus

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OLLI at UAH membership is required. Learn more at uah.edu/library/olli/membership/join-olli.


About OLLI at UAH

OLLI at UAH is a vibrant community of lifelong learners age 50+. It offers members the opportunity to stay intellectually and socially active through courses, special activities, and bonus lectures. Courses are currently offered in-person and online and cover various topics, which will enhance your knowledge and skills.


Details

Category
Conference/Lecture
department
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute - Courses
Audience
Public, Alumni

Contact

Clay Williams 256.824.6183 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Venue

Wilson Hall

301 Sparkman DriveHuntsville, AL 35899

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