LECTURES

UCLA/Getty conservation student lectures

I have given several lectures to the UCLA/Getty conservation grad students as part of their curriculum. They include lectures on ivory and bone identification, issues with travelling exhibtions, the basics of environmental monitors, and the basics of mount making.

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Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia lecture series

Centro INAH Nayarit, Tepic, Nayarit, México

July 14, 2016

 

Presenter  - "Investigaciones del arte cerámico mesoamericano en la colección de la Universidad de California en Los Angeles (Investigations of Mesoamerican ceramic vessels in the UCLA collection)” (presented in Spanish)

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Fowler Museum Director's Council

University of California, Los Angeles

April 15, 2015

Presenter  - “Projects and Updates - Fowler Museum Conservation Department”

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Museum Studies course – Special Topics in Art

Cal State University Los Angeles

January 26, 2015

Presenter  - “The Role of Conservation in a Museum”

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Sharing Conservation III: The Social Impact of Conservation. A mission for the development of marginalized societies and cultures

Vatican Museums, Rome, Italy

November 18, 2014

Presenter  - “Principles of conservation of ethnographic materials at the Fowler Museum at UCLA with a case study of the conservation and display of Maori cloaks from the collection”

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Western Association for Art Conservation Annual Meeting & Conference

Palm Springs Art Museum

October 22-25, 2012

Lecture with Lily Doan, Siska Genbrugge, Dawn Lohnas, Robin Ohern, and Ellen Pearlstein –
“A Basket by Basket Case: Collaborating with Communities in Conservation Education”

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Vitor Archaeology Project

Vitor Valley, southern Peru

July 8th, 2009

Presenter  - “Archaeological Conservation Principles and the Conservation of the Artifacts of the Vitor Valley”

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Site Management Training Seminar in Dougga, Tunisia

Sponsored by Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites (CMAS)

Dougga, Tunisia

May 19-23, 2008

Lecture and practical training for four local Tunisians to manage and maintain the ancient
Roman site of Dougga (presented and trained in French)

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Storage Symposium: Preservation and Access to Archaeological Materials

Sponsored by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)

Lenart Audiorium, University of California, Los Angeles

June 6-8, 2008

Presenter with Molly Gleeson - “Storage, Handling, and Access to Human Mummy Bundles, Tarapacá Valley Archaeological Project, Chile”

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Society for American Archaeology 73rd Annual Meeting

 

Vancouver, BC

March 26-30, 2008

Session - Identity and Ideology at the Frontier: Perspectives from Tarapacá, Northern Chile

Presenter - “Delicate Tasks - Housing mummy bundles and other excavated artifacts from the Tarapacá Valley, Chile”

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Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA

University of California, Los Angeles

October 18th, 2007

Presenter - “The Deterioration of the Chinchorro mummies in Arica, Chile”