Contact: Wendel Sloan at 505.562.2253
PORTALES—New Mexico State University archaeologist Glenna Dean will lecture on "In Search of Anasazi Lite: Fermentation in New Mexico Prehistory" at this year's Cynthia Irwin-Williams Lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 8, in Room 112 of the Jack Williamson Liberal Arts Building at Eastern New Mexico University.
Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and Applied Archaeology, and the Mu Alpha Nu anthropology club, the lecture is free to the public.
Dean came to the State Historic Preservation Division, Department of Cultural Affairs, in 1994 and became the New Mexico State Archaeologist in 1997. She holds degrees in archaeology and botany, and specializes in archaeobotany: the study of people's interactions with plants as revealed in charred seeds, broken plant parts, pollen grains, basketry, sandals, and other textiles made of plant fibers.
For more information, call Ziggy Protho at 505.693.3406.