The Isle of Vallay Archaeology/An Archaeologist and Artist Collaboration
Climate Change Expedition
Rodrick B. MacLennan, FN '98, carried Explorers Club Flag #109 on expedition to the wild and uninhabited island of Vallay in the North Atlantic, to record the effects of rising seas and violent storms on endangered coastal archaeology sites.
Collaborating with his research associate, artist Dr. June Julian, the continuing research objective of The Isle of Vallay Archaeology Climate Change Project is to record the current status of those sites first discovered by 19th century archaeologist Erskine Beveridge as impacted by climate change. Their slide presentation will explain their field research that used various techniques
from both art and archaeology.. Their expedition book will be available for signing after the event.
Rodrick B. MacLennan is the Founder and Director of Double Diamond Archaeology. He has conducted extensive field research in the American Southwest, Israel, and Scotland and is the author of The Islamic Incursion into Palestine: A Chronology, and co-author of The Isle of Vallay Archaeology/Climate Change Expedition. You can visit his website at doublediamondarchaeology.org.
Dr. June Julian is a former Associate Professor in the Department of Art + Design Education at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia. An internationally exhibiting artist and arts writer, she is the recipient of numerous awards and is included in many private and museum collections. You can visit her website at junejulian.nyc
Date: Monday, February 6th
Time: 6:00 pm Reception, 7:00 pm Lecture
Location: Club Headquarters, 46 E 70th Street, NY, NY, 10021
Member Ticket Price: $10
Guest Ticket Price: $25
Student Ticket Price: $5 with a valid academic ID
Reservations are allotted on a first-come, first-serve basis.