Future Pre-Columbian Society Meetings

2017-2018 Schedule 

November 4, 2017 at the Penn Museum - Note the date change - Daniel Harris, PhD Candidate, O'Connor Lab, Graduate Program in Molecular Medicine, Program in Personalized and Genomic Medicine, Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine: "The Evolutionary Genomic Dynamics of Peruvians Before, During, and After the Inca Empire"

December 9, 2017 Megan Kassabaum, PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology; Weingarten Assistant Curator for North America, Penn Museum:
morning tour (10:30 or 11 to 12) at the new Mound Builders Exhibit on the first floor opposite classroom 2
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 (10 or 10:30), 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"
summary talk at 1:30 pm in Room 345

April 14, 2018 Speaker and topic to be announced.

May 12, 2018 Gabrielle Vail, PhD:
Probable glyph workshop in the morning,
talk at 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.