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News Highlights

An article entitled "The archaeology of death: mortuary archaeology in the US and Europe 1990-2013" by faculty members Bettina Arnold and Robert Jeske has just appeared in the journal Annual Review of Anthropology.

Thomas Malaby presented the invited talk "The Work of Games in the Age of Digital Production" at the Centre for Digital Anthropology, University College London, October 31.

PhD student Kevin Garstki’s work with Art History Professor Derek Counts is featured in a UWM News feature … Digital Archaeology changes exploration of the past.

Faculty members Bettina Arnold, John Richards and Patricia Richards as well as current PhD students Adrienne Frie, Kevin Garstki, Lara Ghisleni and Alexis Jordan presented papers at the European Association of Archaeologists 20th meeting in Istanbul on Sept. 12. Ghisleni and Jordan organized and chaired a session sponsored by the Archaeology of Gender in Europe working group.

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Upcoming Events

November 14, 2014 – 3:00pm
Eleana Kim, University of California Irvine, will present "Militarized Flyways: Migratory Birds and Transnational Choreographies of Endangerment" in a lecture sponsored by the Center for 21st Century Studies.

November 17, 2014 – 8:15pm
William Balco, Visiting Assistant Professor at Northern Illinois University, will present "Streets and Cisterns: Tracing the Roman Occupation of Ancient Salemi, Sicily" in a Wisconsin Archaeolgical Society talk.

November 21, 2014 – 3:00pm
Phyllis A. Fast, Professor Emerita, University of Alaska Anchorage, will present "Did Any of it Work? A Retrospective Analysis of Alaska's Artistic Efforts Toward Indigenous Well-Being" in an Anthropology Colloquium talk.

December 7, 2014 – 3:00pm
John Richards, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will present "City in the Wilderness: Mounds, Middens, and Ritual at a Late Woodland/Mississippian" in a talk sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America.

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