Future Pre-Columbian Society Meetings

2017-2018 Schedule 

September 9, 2017 No speaker. Instead, visit to the exhibition "Cultures in the Crossfire: Stories From Syria and Iraq."

October 14, 2017 Eleanor King, PhD, Howard University: "Maya Markets"


November 4, 2017 Note date change. Daniel Harris, PhD Candidate, University of Maryland, grandson of John Harris, on the topic of genomic studies, details to be provided

December 9, 2017 Megan Kassabaum, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology; Weingarten Assistant Curator for North America, Penn Museum:
morning tour (time TBD) at the new Mound Builders Exhibit on the first floor
1:30 pm talk by Dr Kassabaum on new findings, in Room 345

January 13, 2018 Speaker and topic to be announced.

February 10, 2018 Cherra Wyllie, PhD: morning glyph workshop, talk at 1:30 pm in Room 345, details to be provided

March 10, 2018 Thomas H. Guderjan, PhD; Professor of Anthropology; Chair, Department of Social Sciences; Director, Center for Social Science Research, Univeristy of Texas at Tyler; President, Maya Research Program:
morning workshop: "How the use of LIDAR survey impacts the understanding of production systems and land tenure at a site in Belize"
related talk at 1:30 pm in Room 345

April 14, 2018 Speaker and topic to be announced.

May 12, 2018 Gabrielle Vail, PhD:
Glyph workshop in morning,
Talk 1:30 pm in room 345

June 9, 2018 Speaker and topic to be announced.

We plan to schedule a trip to the Princeton Art Museum in one of the open spaces.
Other speakers have been contacted, and are considering dates.