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Please join us for the next AIA Local Society, Riverside and Inland Southern California, event!

The AIA Local Society is proud to organize a colloquium on the “Archaeology of the Asian Diaspora in California.”

The colloquium will take place on Saturday, February 28, 2015, 12-2pm at the UCR ArtsBlock in downtown Riverside. This event is free of charge and open to the public.

Speakers and topics include:

Kholood Abdo-Hintzman, Applied Earthworks: San Bernardino and San Luis Obispo Chinatown excavations

 Marjorie Akin, Save Our Chinatown CommitteeRiverside Chinatown Excavation and its Future

 Linda Bentz, SDSU: Chinese abalone harvesting sites in the Channel Islands

 John Foster, Greenwood Associates: LA Chinatown excavations 

Laura Ng, National Park Service: Archaeology of Manzanar

Beth Padon and Karen Swope, Discovery Works, Inc.: Redlands Chinatown excavations 

Members of the Save Our Chinatown Committee will offer a guided visit to the site of the Riverside Chinatown 10-11am on Saturday, February 28. Please meet at the corner of Pine and Tequesquite. The visit is also free of charge and open to the public.

For a full schedule of recent and upcoming Local Society events, please click on our ‘News & Events’ tab.