2020-2021 PRESENTATIONS


The CGCAS monthly lectures have moved to a digital format. We are using the Zoom platform. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Zoom, here are PDF Instructions to help you set up Zoom and participate in the lecture. Please follow the steps prior to the meeting to be ready to view the lecture. The registration link will be provided with the Lecture Announcement or on our Facebook Event Page.  The CGCAS Archaeology Lecture series is sponsored by the Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education (AWIARE).


December: Grotesques of the Southeast

S. Margaret Spivey-Faulkner, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta

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November: Forgotten Ecologies

Christopher A. Kiahtipes, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Scholar, Institute for the Advanced Study of Culture and the Environment, University of South Florida

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October: Gulf Coast Archaeology

Trevor Duke, Ph.D. Candidate, University of Florida
Lindsey Parsons, M.A. Student, Geology Department, University of Georgia

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September: Once There Was A Mound . . .

Robert Austin, Ph.D.
Alliance for Weedon Island Archaeological Research and Education, Inc.

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In Memoriam: Tom Connors (1944 – 2020)

Attending high school in Pittsburgh, PA, Tom entered the United States Air Force, after which he attended The University of Pittsburgh, graduating as a Mechanical Engineer, P.E. After working for Johnson Controls, he was employed by The Department of Justice/Immigration and Naturalization Service in Washington, D.C. During retirement he enjoyed working and volunteering with The Florida Aquarium’s dive team as a Dive Master. He was also involved with the Aquarium’s Coral Spawn Project in the Keys. Tom also enjoyed scuba diving, golf, videography/video editing, tinkering in his garage, and travel with his wife of 50 years, Marcie. He was a member of the Central Gulf Coast Archaeological Society and served on their Board of Directors and as an Officer. Tom’s warm personal Irish charm and quick wit, along with his gift of story-telling and vivacious spirit, was loved by all.