Patricia and Richard Anawalt Lecture on New World Archaeology
Patricia R. Anawalt is founding director of the Center for the Study of Regional Dress located at the UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History. Anawalt specializes in the history of worldwide ethnographic clothing. In 1994, she received the AIA's James R. Wiseman Book Award for her publication (with Frances Berdan), The Codex Mendoza.
For the 1996/1997 academic year Patricia Anawalt served as the AIA's Charles Eliot Norton Memorial lecturer. She has been a member of the AIA governing board and has served on many AIA committees. Richard L. Anawalt was the owner and CEO of Anawalt Lumber Company, based in Los Angeles.
The Anawalt Lectureship was established in 2001. The Anawalt Lecturer, who is chosen by the AIA Lecture Program Committee, will speak on a Mesoamerican topic and visit one local society annually.
The 2014 BP Award goes to the California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program for its grassroots efforts to train local communities in the preservation of archaeological sites.
The Chicago Hyatt Regency Hotel has graciously extended the discounted AM room rate until December 17, 2013!
Help support the Site Preservation Program while ringing in the New Year with the 2014 AIA Calendar.