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    Armour Seminar: Melissa Potter & Susannah Papish

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    Free, registration required


    About this event

    Our weekly seminar series features speakers and their research related to the study of natural history and culture.

    This week's seminar features authors Melissa Potter & Susannah Papish presenting their book, Invisible Labors: Reviving Histories of Women's Land Work in the Blue Island Ridge Communities, Chicago, Illinois.

    Please join us in Ward Hall on the lower level. If unable to attend in person, register to attend virtually.

    Some seminars are recorded and available to view online after the event.

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    The A. Watson Armour III Seminar Series is a weekly seminar highlighting the research of science professionals across a broad spectrum of scientific interests, disciplines, and lived experiences. This series connects the Field Museum’s research, collections, conservation, and associated community with professionals at the forefront of life, geophysical, and social sciences. Lectures are open to the public and regularly highlight or complement research conducted by Field Museum staff and affiliates.

    Have a speaker to suggest? Contact us at armourseminars@fieldmuseum.org.

    Anti-harassment statement

    The Armour Seminar Committee and the Field Museum are strongly invested in the creation and maintenance of safe and inclusive spaces. To this end, we explicitly refuse to condone harassment, discrimination, or inappropriate behavior. We encourage that proposals for speakers take into account these expectations. Speakers with a known history of, or ongoing investigations of, harassment, discrimination, or other inappropriate behaviors will not be considered. We reserve the right to cancel talks if we learn of such events after an invitation is made.