Message #4: From: AzTeC SW Archaeology SIG To: "'z Matthias Giessler'" Subject: 1996 Southwest Symposium - Regional Interaction in the Prehistoric Southwest Date: Sat, 30 Dec 95 12:16:00 MST Encoding: 104 TEXT SOUTHWEST SYMPOSIUM PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT FROM: Dr. Michelle Hegmon, Assistant Professor Department of Anthropology Arizona State University Tempe, AZ 85287-2402 E-mail: email@example.com Telephone: (602) 965-7837 / 965-6213 FAX: (602) 965-7671 The 1996 Southwest Symposium will be held in Tempe, Arizona, on the campus of Arizona State University, on February 9 & 10 (Friday and Saturday). The dates were in large part dictated by the scheduling of the Super Bowl, which will be in Tempe on January 28. The meeting is organized by Michelle Hegmon, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, at Arizona State University. The theme of the overall meeting is Regional Interaction in the Prehistoric Southwest. The meeting will consist of four invited sessions and several other activities. The preliminary schedule is outlined below. Friday (2/9) morning: Issues in the Study of Regional Systems. Organized by Alison Rautman, Michigan State University. Friday afternoon: Inter-regional Economics and Exchange in the Prehispanic Southwest, Organized by Randy McGuire, SUNY, Binghamton. Friday evening: Catered dinner, followed by SARG (Southwestern Anthropological Research Group) Revisited, Organized by Sylvia Gaines, Arizona State University. Saturday (2/10) morning: Beyond the Borders of the Traditional Southwest, Organized by Sarah Schlanger, Museum of New Mexico. Saturday afternoon: The Spread of Religions, Organized by Kelley Hays-Gilpin, Northern Arizona University Saturday late afternoon: Reception, hosted by the Department of Anthropology, Arizona State University. TBA, Reception for Women in Southwest Archaeology. Organized by Katherine Spielmann, Arizona State University. TBA: Poster session(s), including individual posters and, hopefully, groups of related posters. Organized by Margaret Nelson, Arizona State University. A call for poster abstracts will be sent out in early November.