Thursday, April 18, 2013

April 23: Karen Smith and Woodland Paddle Art at ASSC/HH

ASSC Hilton Head Chapter- presents

Karen Smith and Woodland Paddle Art

Tues. April 23rd- 1 pm

The Archaeology Society of SC/Hilton Head Chapter is pleased to have Karen Smith, Director of Applied Research of the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology, who will speak on Hilton Head Tuesday, April 23rd at Discovery House, Coastal Discovery Museum on Honey Horn Plantation starting at 1:00 PM. All ASSC/HH meetings are free and open to the public.

Smith will discuss Woodland era Paddle Art relevant to our area.

Karen Smith is a southeastern archaeologist with a background in Woodland period and plantation-era research and archaeological curation. Her interests also include the application of archaeological dating methods, the development of relational data structures and databases, and the execution of spatial sampling strategies and analysis, all of which have relevance across time and space. She worked in Monticello's Department of Archaeology, Charlottesville, Virginia for 9 years before coming to SCIAA. Karen holds a B.A. from the University of West Georgia (1996), an M.A. from the University of Alabama (1999), and a Ph.D. from the University of Missouri (2009).

Upcoming events:

May 21 at 7 pm-confirmation pending

Sept. 17th-Speaker TBA

Oct. 8th-Meeting will be at Beaufort County Library on West St to celebrate SC Archaeology Month

Oct. 19th-4th Annual What the Heck is IT? Artifact Identification Program -Beaufort County Library on West St.

Nov. 19th-confirmation pending Dec. 10th-ASSC Christmas Social-location TBA

For further information, contact Dwayne Pickett at ASSC

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