The Archaeology of Home:
A Book Talk by Katharine Grieder

In The Archaeology of Home, Katharine Greider tells the story of a single place on earth, tracing its evolution from salt marsh to city lot to the sagging, 150-year-old East Village row house she and her family once called home. Her talk will focus on what it means to inhabit a place—to live there rather than just pass through. Using anecdotes, images, and examples from across the centuries on this one plot of densely populated urban turf, she will explore the experience of inhabitation as an enormously creative human interaction with space—one that transmits culture and bridges time. The Archaeology of Home will be available for sale and signing.

Wednesday, September 7, 2011
6:30 pm

University Settlement, 273 Bowery
(btwn Houston & Prince Streets)