18 April 2013

Archaeology Lecture: Woodland Paddle Art with Karen Smith

Our friend, 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).  For further information contact Dwayne Pickett at dwayne.pickett@gmail.com.


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