News for Thursday, February 28, 2013

Videos of Recent Presentations

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In case you missed these exciting presentations by James F. Brooks, Casandra Lopez, Stephen Post, and William Saturno, videos are now posted on the SAR website.



Hint: Click the Playlist link to choose between four videos. Video editing by SAR volunteer John Sadd.
James F. BrooksCycles of Evangelism in the Southwest BorderlandsJames F. BrooksFour “big ideas” swept across the Southwest borderlands of North America in the thousand years that span the emergence of social complexity in the Ancestral Puebloan world and the consolidation of the Spanish colony of New Mexico.
Casandra Lopez in Conversation with Evelina Zuni LuceroCasandra Lopez in Conversation with Evelina Zuni Lucero2013 Indigenous Writer-in-ResidenceSAR Writer-in-Residence Casandra Lopez is of Cahuilla, Luiseno, Tongva, and Chicana descent. Hosted by noted writer Evelina Zuni Lucero (Isleta/San Juan Pueblo), this event will include a conversation between Lucero and Lopez followed by a reading of Lopez’s work.
Acequias, Trails, Land Grants, and Early Twentieth-Century Urban ExpansionAcequias, Trails, Land Grants, and Early Twentieth-Century Urban Expansion: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives on Southeast Santa FeStephen PostStephen Post has spent more than twenty years researching the archaeological history of the Northern Rio Grande valley with emphasis on the Santa Fe area.
From the Myth of Kings to the Math of Kings: Art, Science, and the Ancient MayaFrom the Myth of Kings to the Math of Kings: Art, Science, and the Ancient MayaWilliam SaturnoDr. William Saturno explores the most recent finds and paints a picture of Maya society driven by royal figures who exploited art and science to establish and maintain their place as symbol and center of Maya urban life.
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