AMERICUS (March 26, 2012)—Professor Joanna Watson of Mercer University headlines the fifth in Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) Women's Studies Lecture Series on Wednesday

Women's Studies lecture features "Archaeology of the Goddess" March 26

AMERICUS (March 26, 2012)—Professor Joanna Watson of Mercer University headlines the fifth in Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) Women's Studies Lecture Series on Wednesday, March 28 at 11 a.m. in Jackson Performance Hall. “The Archaeology of the Goddess” is the lecture title as Watson brings years of research including archaeological work in Crete and Jerusalem to campus.

The public is invited and encouraged to attend this event.

A professor of sociology, Watson has been a member of the Mercer faculty for nearly 40 years. During her time at Mercer, Watson spent a year in the Mediterranean doing archaeological research. Watson will bring objects from her field experience for a “show and tell” to illustrate her talk.

Watson holds a Bachelor of Arts from Washington University double majoring in political science and Spanish. She earned a Master of Science in political sociology with honors and an ABD from the University of Edinburgh.

For additional information, please contact Eugenia Bryan, Ph.D., associate professor of English and director of the Women’s Studies Program, at (229) 931-6984.

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