Wednesday, November 16, 2022, 7:00PM via Zoom: Let's get together online for our monthly meeting. As usual we'll start with a brief-if-any business meeting to be immediately followed by our Featured Speaker and longtime GCAS friend and supporter, Margaret "Peggy" Nelson PhD. Peggy will share with us NEWS FROM THE EAST: Contributions to Understanding Mimbres Lives and Landscapes.
Join us on Zoom starting at 6:45 to get situated before Peggy begins her presentation at 7:00 PM sharp. A Q&A session will follow her talk. Check your email inbox for your Zoom invitation about one week beforehand, and join us to hear about Peggy's insights. Meanwhile, learn more about her and her archaeological career:
Margaret "Peggy" Nelson is President’s Professor Emeritus in the School of Human Evolution and Social Change and Vice Dean Emeritus of Barrett Honors College at Arizona State University. She collaborates on research in the Mimbres region of southwest New Mexico, focusing on social and ecological aspects of continuity and change in cultural traditions. Most recently, she has led two interdisciplinary research teams. The first addresses social-ecological issues concerning resilience and sustainability for prehistoric small-scale farmers in the US Southwest and northern Mexico (600-1500 CE). The second focuses on the impacts of climate challenges on people and includes researchers working across the US Southwest and the North Atlantic Islands of Iceland, Greenland, Faroes, and Scotland (PNAS 2015). Nelson was elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2008 and has been recognized for her teaching excellence as ASASU Centennial Professor, ASU Parents Association Professor of the Year, and ASU President’s Professor. As a retiree she currently does research in support of Our Family Services in Tucson and Chairs the Board of Amerind Foundation.
Watch some of Peggy's past YouTube talks about our area:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nSbReVp8s4E "Mimbres Lives and Landscapes of SW New Mexico," 4/2019; and
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfCwdAX9wbg Archaeology of the Ancient Mimbres, 2014.
Join us on November 16!