Guest speaker Linda Gregonis at ceramic analysis class, Wed. October 30 from 12:30 to 1:45 in Lora Shields Rm 329. This event is free and open to the public.
Linda Gregonis will speak to the Ceramic Analysis class on Wednesday, Oct. 30 about interpreting pre-Columbian iconography. Linda has a master’s degrees in anthropology from the University of Arizona, where she studied with Emil Haury. She has worked as an archaeologist in southern Arizona for almost 40 years, specializing in ceramic analysis. Linda taught archaeology and natural history classes for Elderhostel for several years. She also developed and taught archaeology classes (focused on scientific method) for Tucson Unified School District’s Camp Cooper. In addition, Linda indexes academic books and currently serves as copy editor and indexer for the University of Arizona Anthropology Papers. She has been a docent at the Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum for 32 years. She and #NMHU Anthropology Laboratory Director Victoria R. Evans, MA, are co-authoring a book on Hohokam iconography. Gregonis’s presentation “Putting the People Back into Pots: Moving from Description to Meaning” concerns interpreting iconography.