Whitman College

AIA Lecture Series - Gary Rollefson

The Revolution in Jordan: Neolithic Developments in the 9th - 6th Millennia BCE

Gary Rollefson is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Anthropology at Whitman College. He received his degrees from the University of California at Berkeley, and the University of Arizona at Tucson (M.A. and Ph.D.), and his areas of specialization are paleolithic and neolithic stone tools, prehistoric religion and social organization, and paleoclimate and its effect on social development. He has conducted fieldwork in Jordan, Saudi Arabia, and Israel, and his main publications include "Prehistoric Archaeology in the Deserts of Jordan" (2009, American Center of Oriental Research). He was the AIA's 2009-10 Kershaw Lecturer.

Thursday, February 8 at 7:00 pm

Olin Hall, Room 129
920 E Isaacs, Walla Walla, WA

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Faculty, Staff, Students, General Public


Academic, Social Sciences, Anthropology, History


Free and open to the Public.


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