First Annual Thor Hyerdahl Lecture, Oct. 15

1st Annual Thor Heyerdahl Lecture, 7 p.m., October 15, 2015 at PLU’s Scandinavian Cultural Center.

Dr. Donald Ryan, special assistant to Thor Heyerdahl in his latter years and adjunct faculty at PLU, has organized a special lecture series to explore the ongoing legacy of Thor Heyerdahl’s research. This year’s inaugural lecture is titled “In Kon Tiki’s Wake” and looks at various global sailing re-enactments. The lecture is given by Dr. Peter Capelotti, Professor of Anthropology at Penn State.

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