Patrick Kirch on Marshall Islands Navigational Charts

Lunchtime Talk

Patrick V. Kirch is Chancellor's Professor Emeritus and the Class of 1954 Professor of Anthropology and Integrative Biology, as well as curator of Oceanic archaeology at the Hearst Museum of Anthropology. Kirch’s research focuses on the Pacific islands as a way to understand the complex dynamics between humans and their ecosystems, which he will explore through a discussion of the intricate Marshall Islands navigational charts on view.