The Space Traveler’s Guide to the Archaeology of the Solar System Featuring Dr. Alice Gorman
October 5, 2017
Chapman University and the Space & Society Collective Program are hosting Dr. Alice Gorman in a lecture titled, The Space Traveler’s Guide to the Archaeology of the Solar System, on Thursday, October 12 at 7 p.m. in the Center for American War Letters, Leatherby Library B03.
About the Speaker:
Alice Gorman is an Australian archaeologist, heritage consultant, and lecturer, who is best known for pioneering work in the field of space archaeology and her Dr. Space Junk blog. Based in the department of archaeology at Flinders University, she is an expert in Indigenous stone tool analysis, but better known for her research into the archaeology of orbital debris, terrestrial launch sites, and satellite tracking stations. Gorman teaches modern material culture studies, cultural heritage management, Australian stone tools, and archaeological laboratory methods, as well as supervising a number of Masters and Ph.D. students.