Start: 11:00 am
Historic LoDo: Yale scholar Andrew Offenburger will present a lecture entitled “Viva los Boers!: From South Africa to the U.S.Mexican Borderlands, 1902-1917.” Andrew Offenburger is a Ph.D. Candidate in U.S. history at Yale University. His dissertation investigates the relationship between capitalist development and cultural imperialism in the U.S.-Mexican borderlands between 1880 and 1940. Before entering the Ph.D. program, Offenburger completed a Master's degree in African studies at Yale and wrote a thesis on an anti-colonial prophetic movement called the "Xhosa Cattle Killing" along South Africa's Eastern Cape frontier in the 1850s. Offenburger also leads the editorial board of a quarterly, academic journal, Safundi: The Journal of South African and American Studies. Visit the Tesoro Cultural Center’s website. PDF of the Tesoro Lecture Series.
Start: 2:00 pm
Historic LoDo: Sally J. Cole will present a lecture entitled “Ann Axtell Morris: Art in Archaeology of the Southwest and Mesoamerica.” Cole has a M.A. in anthropology (archaeology emphasis) and is a consulting archaeologist working on the Colorado Plateau. She is author of three books including the 2009 revised edition of Legacy on Stone: Rock Art of the Colorado Plateau and Four Corners Region and numerous professional reports, articles, and papers. Over the past 25 years, she has directed major and multi-year research projects in remote areas of southeastern Utah and southwestern Colorado. PDF of the AIA Lecture Series.Visit AIA Denver Society’s website