Living Room Lecture: Prehistory of Baja California
During the 40 years Don Laylander has studied the enigmatic peninsula’s prehistory, our understanding of it has grown and evolved. He will discuss his views on where we stand now
During the 40 years Don Laylander has studied the enigmatic peninsula’s prehistory, our understanding of it has grown and evolved. He will discuss his views on where we stand now on some of the major issues in that story, including its chronology, complexity, continuity, and connections. This event will be held on Zoom. Cost: Pay what you wish
About the Presenter
Don Laylander is an archaeologist who has retired from the California Department of Transportation and ASM Affiliates, Inc. In addition to participating in field investigations throughout Alta California, he has written about Baja California’s prehistory for more than four decades from a variety of perspectives, producing a master’s thesis at San Diego State University and more than four dozen articles touching on the subject from archaeological, historical, linguistic, and ethnographic perspectives.
About the San Diego Archaeological Center
The San Diego Archaeological Center is a nonprofit curation facility and museum where visitors can learn the story of how people have lived in San Diego County for the past 12,000 years. In addition to its role as a museum, the Center serves as an education and research facility and is the only local organization dedicated to the collection, study, curation and exhibition of San Diego County’s archaeological artifacts.
(Thursday) 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm