Third Biennial Virginia Garrett Lectures on the History of Cartography (Garrett Lectures)
|Event Date/Time: Oct 04, 2002||End Date/Time: Oct 05, 2002|
|Registration Date: Sep 30, 2002|
Speakers include David Buisseret, Professor of Cartography at The University of Texas at Arlington speaking on "The European Mapping of the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean, 1500-1800;" J. Barto Arnold of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas A&M University, talking on "Maps and Historic Shipwrecks: Indispensable Tools of Archaeological Discovery and Interpretation;" Louis DeVorsey, Professor Emeritus, University of Georgia, whose topice is "Bounding the Gulf of Mexico: Discovery and Early Maps Matter;" panel discussion Jack Jackson, Independ scholar and author, along with Robert Weddle, independent scholar and author, and moderator, Dennis Reinhartz, Professor of History, The University of Texas at Arlington. The evening speaker will be Richard Francaviglia, Director of the Center for Greater Southwestern Studies and the History of Cartography, The University of Texas at Arlington, whose presentation is titled, "Cannibals and Cartographers: The Role of Supposition in Mapping the Gulf of Mexico."