Event of Note
Environmental archeologist Dr. Elizabeth Reitz will be the speaker at the annual Waring Distinguished Lecture Series in Anthropology on Friday, Oct. 24, at 7 p.m. in Humanities Building on the University of West Georgia campus.
Reitz is a professor of anthropology who is internationally recognized as an expert on human use of animal resources, especially in maritime environments. Her lecture, 5,000 Years of Fishing on the Georgia Coast, is sure to interest science and history buffs of all ages.
A professor at the University of Georgia and former director of the Georgia Museum of Natural History, Reitz will spend the day on campus at the Antonio J. Waring Archeology Laboratory and in several anthropology classes before the lecture.
The lecture series is funded through the largest endowment for an anthropology department in the state of Georgia and also funds the operation of the Waring Lab and a professorship in Anthropology at UWG.
For more information, call 678-8339-6454.
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