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March 26, 2018 GMT

Facilitating Connections through Material Culture,” on the important role of material culture collections, such those as found in museums, in facilitating diverse and productive connections among communities.

Cain works in the Department of Anthropology in the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington. After graduating from Marshall, she earned a master’s degree in museum studies from George Washington University in 2015. She has worked with museums of a wide range of sizes and missions, and she now manages cultural projects, engages with anthropological collections and promotes public access to objects and information for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History, according to the release.

This public discussion is free and open to the public, sponsored by the Department of Sociology and Anthropology Department in the College of Liberal Arts as part of its longstanding Speaker Series.

For the workshop, pre-registration is requested by Monday, March 26, by contacting Nicholas Freidin at freidin@marshall.edu.