CANCELED Diving with a Purpose: A Fifteen-Year Odyssey


Saturday, April 25, 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm


Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138


Diving with a Purpose is an organization dedicated to the documentation and protection of African slave trade shipwrecks and the maritime history and culture of African Americans. Jay Haigler and Albert José Jones will share a documentary on the organization’s work and recent discoveries. They will discuss the importance of submerged heritage resources in advancing the fields of maritime archaeology and ocean conservation and the need for a better understanding of the transatlantic slave trade and its global, cultural, and social-economic impact on society. Free and open to the public. For additional information, click here.