Maricopa Community Colleges Present Archaeologist Who Discovered Ancient Maya Murals to Speak at Honors Forum Lecture Series November 19.

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Dr. William Saturno will speak as part of the Maricopa Community Colleges Honors Forum Lecture Series on November 19. Dr. Saturno is most well known for his team’s 2001 discovery of the site of San Bartolo and the oldest intact murals ever found in the Maya world.

Dr. William Saturno – who discovered the workroom of an ancient Maya record-keeper – will speak as part of the Maricopa Community Colleges Honors Forum Lecture Series. Dr. Saturno is most well known for his team’s 2001 discovery of the site of San Bartolo and the oldest intact murals ever found in the Maya world.

This event is free and open to the public.

Dr. William Saturno is an Assistant Professor of Archaeology at Boston University. He has been featured in National Geographic and on PBS's Nova. His academic interests include the evolution of complex society, particularly among the Ancient Maya, Mesoamerican religion, iconography and epigraphy, remote sensing and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) applications in archaeology, and the role of archaeology in popular culture.

William Saturno, National Geographic Explorer: “Exploring Mayan Art, Science, and Society"

Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014 - 7:00 – 8:00pm
Glendale Community College, Student Union
6000 W. Olive Ave., Glendale

Each year, Maricopa Community Colleges hosts the series, bringing in internationally recognized speakers based on a theme. This year’s theme is Frontiers and the Spirit of Exploration.

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About Maricopa Community Colleges

The Maricopa Community College system includes 10 colleges – Chandler-Gilbert, Estrella Mountain, GateWay, Glendale, Mesa, Paradise Valley, Phoenix, Rio Salado, Scottsdale and South Mountain. It also includes the Maricopa Skill Center, Southwest Skill Center, Maricopa Corporate College and several satellite campuses and business/industry, technical and customized training institutes.

The Maricopa County Community College District is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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