Part I: Scholarly Presentations
Genesis of First Sculpture
Exhibition Co-Curators Tony Berlant, Artist, and Thomas Wynn, Distinguished Professor, Department of Archaeology at The University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
World of Handaxes
John Gowlett, Professor, Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology, University of Liverpool
Uses of Evidence and the Boxgrove Handaxes
Richard Deacon, Artist
Face Perception: Function and Purpose
Leanne Young, Executive Director, Center for BrainHealth, a part of the University of Texas at Dallas
The Technology of Large Flake Acheulian
Naama Goren-Inbar, Professor, Institute of Archaeology, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Mt. Scopus, Jerusalem
Part II: Roundtable Panel Discussion
Moderated by Lee Cullum, Journalist, Host, and Moderator for KERA.
Presenting Sponsor: Martha and Max Wells.
The 360 videography project is supported by Suzanne and Ansel Aberly: this support enables digital recording of all 360 Speaker Series programs and the creation of an online archive for learners of all ages.
Additional support for 360 Speaker Series provided by Sylvia Hougland and gifts given in her memory.
This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
First Sculpture: Handaxe to Figure Stone is made possible by the Eugene McDermott Foundation and the Lyda Hill Foundation, with additional support provided by Nancy O’Boyle, Betty Regard and the Museum of Street Culture.
In conjunction with the First Sculpture
Symposium, in May 2018 the Perot Museum will host a lecture on the tools of early man in celebration of the reopening of Being Human Hall.