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Monday, March 15, 2010

Local Mediæval


The Wake Forest University Museum of Anthropology
presents
Death in Medieval London:
The Black Plague of 1349

a lecture by
Dr. Sharon N. DeWitte, University of Albany, SUNY
Thursday, March 18, 2010
7:00 PM
at the Museum of Anthropology
Admission is FREE

The 14th-century Black Death was one of the most devastating epidemics in human history. It killed tens of millions of Europeans and caused social, demographic, and economic changes throughout the continent. Dr. Sharon N. DeWitte, a biological anthropologist at the University at Albany, SUNY, will present her research on mortality patterns and reactions to the epidemic in London using a Black Death mass burial ground.

WFU Museum of Anthropology
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