Anthropology professor to speak on the Incas at St. Norbert College

Thursday, March 31 from noon to 1:30 p.m.

From St. Norbert College, March 2, 2011
by Chelsey Gruetzmacher, chelsey.gruetzmacher@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

The St. Norbert College Women's Enrichment Series will present a luncheon and lecture by Sabine Hyland, associate professor anthropology, on "Legendary Peru, Land of the Incas" on Thursday, March 31 from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Hendrickson Dining Room, Bemis International Center on the college campus.

Registration is $18 each and is open to the public. Parking is available at the Kress Inn lot and valet parking is available at the entrance to the Bemis Center.

Hyland will speak about the Inca writing system and her attempts to decipher it. She will end with her own recent work in Peru. In February, she led a Smithsonian expedition into the central Andes. On June 6, she will give a research presentation at the University of Heidelberg as part of their Modern Latin American Studies series. She has also been invited to give a similar presentation at Harvard this fall.

To register, you can go online at www.snc.edu/president/womensenrichment and fill out the form, call the president's office at 920-403-3166, or email Jamie McGuire at jamie.mcguire@snc.edu.