Maryland Archeology in the 21st Century
Presented by the
Archeological Society of Maryland, Inc.,
Saturday, April 5, 2014, 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Maryland Historical Trust
100 Community Place
Crownsville, MD 21032-2023
The Richard E. Stearns Memorial Lecture is named in honor of Richard E Stearns (1902-1969), curator of the Department of Archeology at the Natural History Society of Maryland for more than 30 years. Mr. Stearns located numerous archeological sites in the Chesapeake area, and carefully documented his surface and excavated finds. He published numerous archeological articles and several monographs, and donated his collection to the Smithsonian Institution. A commercial artist by profession, he was nonetheless a pioneer in Maryland archeology, instrumental in recording much of Maryland prehistory.
The Great Dismal Swamp Project
Dr.Daniel Sayers (American University)
On Excavations at Anne Arundel Hall, Historic
St. Mary's City.
Ruthe Mitchell (Historic St. Mary's City)
Non-Invasive Survey Projects in Maryland
Peter Quantock (Fairfax County Park Authority)
Iris McGillivray was a founding member of the Archeological Society of Maryland, Inc., ably serving the Society for over thirty years as Secretary, President, Newsletter Editor, Field Session Registrar, and Membership Secretary. She is perhaps best known, loved, and respected for her organization of the annual Spring Symposium, first held in 1965, arranging all aspects of the day-long program. In 1991 Iris was presented with the Society's William B. Marye Award to honor her services to archeology in Maryland.
The Role and Value of Anthropology and Archeology
to HBCU Student Populations.
Dr. Angela Howell (Morgan State University)
Dr. Jim Gibb, Dr. Charlie Hall and others TBD
On the Integration of Archeology
and History Within the Classroom: Case Studies From the Anglo-Saxon Period.
Dr. Megan Myers (Howard Community College)