Easter Island is the most geographically isolated inhabited island on the planet. On this small island without running water, a unique culture, known mainly for giant stone statues, developed and thrived for several centuries. Then the culture underwent a profound change. The traditional story told by archaeologists is one of ecocide and warfare, but a more recent interpretation has challenged this with a radically different model. Which is more plausible?
Presenter: Lonnie Somer
Date and Time: Nov. 1, 2017 at 1:30 p.m.
Location: Building 3, Room 102