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Reflections on the Valley of Mexico Surveys, 1960-1975

Thursday, February 5, 2015
12:00 AM
Room 2009 Ruthven Museums Building

Reflections on the Valley of Mexico Surveys, 1960-1975:

A critique of our objectives, methodology, and interpretations, including perspectives on what we accomplished, what we did right, what we did wrong, the long-term utility of our data, and prospects for future archaeological research in this region in the face of on-going & accelerating destruction of the archaeological record and disappearance of traditional contemporary lifeways.         

Dr. Jeffrey Parsons, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Curator of Latin America Archaeology