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IYA at EIU: Prof. Jim Krehbiel, One Week From Today March 2, 2009

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Art and Archaeoastronomy:

Anasazi Astronomical Shrine Sites

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Our second speaker for the International Year of Astronomy at Eastern is Jim Krehbiel M.F.A. , Chair of Fine Arts at Ohio Wesleyan University. Professor Krehbiel will talk about his exploration, photography and subsequent artwork regarding architecture, art and astronomy of the Ancestral Pueblo People (Anasazi) in the canyons of Cedar Mesa, Utah.

The illustrated presentation, which is part of International Year of Astronomy events at EIU, will take place in the Doudna Fine Arts Center’s Lecture Hall (Room 1210), at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9, at Eastern Illinois University. It is free, and the public is invited.