We are excited to announce our first lecture of the academic year. On Thursday, October 12, Dr. Jeffrey Splitstoser (George Washington University) will present a lecture on textiles from ancient Peru, “Unravelling the Wari World: How Colorfully Wrapped Wari-style Khipus are Informing Us Today about  South America’s First Empire.” The lecture is free and open to the public and will begin at 6 pm in Jepson Hall, room 118, on the campus of the University of Richmond. For directions and parking information, click here. Jepson Hall is #17 on the campus map. Visitor parking is available after 5 pm in all lots. For Google Map or GPS directions, use 37.578540, -77.537278.