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News Highlights

PhD student Lara Ghisleni has been awarded a prestigious CHCI IGHERT Dissertation Fellowship. The award includes travel to IGHERT conferences in 2014, 2015 and 2016 in Santa Cruz, CA, Canberra, Australia and Giessen, Germany, respectively.

Bettina Arnold gave a lecture on the "German Roots of Wisconsin Brewing: From the Iron Age to the Information Age" at the Neville Public Museum in Green Bay on Tuesday August 19th in conjunction with the new exhibit "From Agriculture to Tavern Culture". The program begins at 7:00pm.

The UWM Graduate School Research Committee awarded Bettina Arnold $15,000 in Subvention Funds to assist the publication of A Landscape of Ancestors: Archaeological investigations in Two Iron Age Burial Mounds in the Hohmichele Group, Baden-Württemberg.

Ben Campbell presented "The emergence of language with music and ritual: an hypothesis" on June 27 at the Institutoda Lingua Galego, University of Santiago de Compestela in Spain.

Trudy Turner, congratulations! Prof. Turner recently received the AAPA's Gabriel W. Lasker Award for Distinguished Service to the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, its members, and the field of physical anthropology.

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Upcoming Events

April 27, 2014, 3:00pm
Hrvoje Potrebica, University of Zagreb, Croatia - will present “Kaptol-Princes of the Crossroads," Sabin Hall - G90. Sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America.

April 30, 2014, 3:30pm
Silvana Bertolino, CONICET, Argentina - will present "Two Styles of the Aguada Culture (ca. AD 300-1000) in the Ambato and Catamarca Valleys (Argentina)" in a talk sponsored by the Anthropology department, and the Nave Foundation and the Latin American, Caribbean, and Iberian Studies Program at UW-Madison. Sabin Hall 149.

Friday, May 2, 2014, 3:00pm
UWM/MPM Museum Studies Program Exhibit Opening, "Animals Re-envisioned" at the Milwaukee Public Museum, 800 W. Wells St., Milwaukee. The exhibit explores the influence that animals have on us beyond just as pets and food and shows the different ways in which we re-envision animals.

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