The Many Faces of Easter Island: A case for the "New Ecologies"


Contributed by Carol Hansen

ENVS Assistant Professor Paula Turkon , who holds a PhD in Anthropology from Arizona State University and has done extensive field research in Mexico and the American Southwest,  will be presenting a lecture and teaching demonstration on Thursday 27 February from 12:10 to 1:00 pm in CNS 112. Her teaching/research interests lie with ethnobotany and prehistoric human-environment relationships described through food and agriculture. She has used tree-ring analysis to examine the relationship between climate change and the collapse of a major archaeological site in Mesoamerica.

Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations should contact Carol Hansen at or (607) 274-1822. We ask that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible.