Americus Times-Recorder, Americus, Georgia

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March 26, 2012

GSW Women’s Studies lecture Wednesday

AMERICUS — Professor Joanna Watson of Mercer University headlines the fifth in Georgia Southwestern State University’s (GSW) Women's Studies Lecture Series at 11 a.m. Wednesday 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, she spent a year in the Mediterranean doing archaeological research. She 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 (all but dissertatiion) from the University of Edinburgh.

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