SOUTHWEST SEMINARS PRESENTS
ANCIENT SITES AND ANCIENT STORIES II 2011
TO HONOR ACKNOWLEDGE THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL CONSERVANCY
A PUBLIC PROGRAM GRACIOUSLY ASSISTED BY HOTEL SANTA FE, A PICURIS PUEBLO ENTERPRISE
MONDAY EVENINGS AT 6 PM AT HOTEL SANTA FE
March 21 Dr. Michael V. Wilcox (Yuma)March 21 Dr. Michael V. Wilcox (Yuma)
Archaeologist and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Stanford University and Author, The Pueblo Revolt and the Mythology of Conquest:An Indigenous Archaeology of Contact
Indigenous People: Continuing Presence Through a Different Lens
March 28 Dr. Eric Blinman
Director, Office of Archaeological Studies, Museum of New Mexico and Archaeologist
Jaded Archaeologist Applies Stone Age Perspectives to Our Modern Society
April 4 Dr. E. Charles Adams
Professor of Anthropology, and Curator of Archaeology, Arizona State Museum
University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, Archaeologist
Homol’ovi: 14th Century Ancient Hopi Settlements in Arizona
April 11 Jonathan Till, M.A.
Field and Laboratory Archaeologist, Abajo Archaeology, Bluff, Utah Co-author, (with Winston Hurst), ‘Mesa Verdean Sacred Landscapes’, In The Mesa VerdeWorld: Explorations in Ancestral Pueblo Archaeology, (David G. Noble, ed.)
Chaco in Mesa Verde?: Deep History, Big Ideas, & Significance of Small (Great House) Sites
April 18 Dr. Larry Loendorf
Archaeologist, Loendorf and Associates; President, Sacred Sites Research, Inc.
Author, Thunder and Herds: Rock Art of the High Plains; Ancient Visions: Petroglyphs and Pictographs of the Wind
River and Bighorn Country, Wyoming and Montana; Co-Editor, Discovering North American Rock Art.
Pigments of Imagination: Basketmaker Pictographs in Canyon de Chelly
April 25 Dr. Douglas H. Erwin
Senior Scientist and Curator of Paleobiology, Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, Resident Faculty member, Santa Fe Institute and Author, The Great Paleozoic Crisis and Extinction: How Life Nearly Died 250 Million Years Ago
Constructing the Cambrian: Origin of Animals
May 2 Maraleen Manos-Jones
Butterfly Researcher, Educator and Author, The Spirit of Butterflies: Myth, Magic and Art Conservation Activist and Board Member, La Cruz Habitat Protection Project, Michoacan, Mex.
On a Wing: Flight of the Monarch Butterfly
May 9 Dr. Scott G. Ortman, R.P.A.
Omidyar Fellow, Santa Fe Institute
Archaeologist and Lightfoot Fellow, Crow Canyon Archaeological Center, Cortez, Colorado
Ethnogenesis and Human Diversity: The Tewa Case
May 16 Dr. Christine VanPool
Author, (with Todd L. VanPool), Signs of the Casas Grandes Shamans and ‘Casas Grandes Phenomenon’,
In The Oxford Handbook of North American Archaeology; with T.L. VanPool and David A. Phillips, Jr. Religion of
the Prehistoric Southwest, Archaeology of Religion Series. and Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of
Missouri, Columbia, Missouri
The Spirit in the Material: Animisim at Casas Grandes (Paquime), Mexico
May 23 Dr. Jeremy Sabloff
Archaeologist and President, Santa Fe Institute and Mayan Archaeologist; former President, Society for American
Archaeology; and Author, Archaeology Matters: Action Archaeology in the Modern World. Co-Editor (with Joyce
Marcus),The Ancient City: New Perspectives on Urbanism in the Old and New Worlds; Editor, Tikal: Dynasties,
Foreigners, and Affairs of State;
The Ancient Maya City of Sayil: New Perspectives on the Puuc Region of Yucatan, Mex.
May 30 Allen Dart, R.P.A.
Archaeologist and Principal Investigator, EcoPlan Associates, Inc., Tucson, Arizona Educator, Arizona Humanities Council; Executive Director, Old Pueblo Archaeology and Recipient, Arizona Governor’s Award in Public Archaeology
Art and Culture of the Ancient Hohokam of Southern Arizona