UWM Anthropology Local Lectures and Events

Spring 2009

Sunday, February 8, 2009, 3:00pm

Kevin Cullen, Archaeology Associate, Discovery World
Sikaru, Henquet and Zythos oh my! Exploring the Ancient Appetite for Beer
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, February 9, 2009 - 8:15pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Dawn Scher Thomae, Milwaukee Public Museum
Collections and Museum Research at the MPM
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Friday, February 20, 2009, 3:00pm

Anthropology Colloquium
Joel Palka, Anthropology, University of Illinois at Chicago
Lacandon Maya Ethnogenesis in the Unconquered Lowland Frontier
Location: G29 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Sunday, March 1, 2009, 2:00pm

Peter Wells, University of Minnesota
Ancient Monuments in Modern Landscapes
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Friday, March 27, 2009, 3:00pm

Anthropology Colloquium
Erzsébet Jerem, Senior Research Fellow, Archaeological Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Heritage Preservation and Presentation: Archaeological Parks and World Heritage Sites in Hungary
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Co-sponsored by the Center for Celtic Studies

Sunday, March 29, 2009, 3:00pm

Erzsébet Jerem, Senior Research Fellow, Archaeological Institute of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
The Celts in the East: Iron Age Archaeology in the Carpathian Basin
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America, The UWM Center for Celtic Studies, and the UWM Workshop in Ancient Mediterranean Studies

Monday, March 30, 2009 - 7:00pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Jason King , University of New Mexico
Woodland Period Mortuary Practices, Ancestorhood, and Ideology in Lower Illinois Valley
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Sunday, April 19, 2009, 3:00pm

Sharon Herbert, University of Michigan
In Search of the "Last" of the Phoenicians
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Wednesday, May 6, 2009, 3:00pm

Anthropology Colloquium
Co-Sponsored by the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies and Union Programming Laura R. Graham, Anthropology, University of Iowa
Owners of the Water, filmed produced by Laura R. Graham, David Hernández Palmar and Caimi Waiásse
Location: Union Theatre, 2200 East Kenwood Blvd., UW-Milwaukee

Monday, May 11, 2009 - 7:00pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Dr. Robert Sasso, University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Vieau Fur Trade Post at Franksville, Racine County
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee


Fall 2008

Monday, September 22, 2008 - 8:15pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Kate Foley-Winkler, Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee
An Update on Current Research at the Schmeling Site
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Friday, October 3, 2008, 4:00pm

Anthropology Colloquium
Kristen Knutson, Anthropology, University of Chicago
The Association between Sleep and Health: An Anthropological Perspective
Location: G29 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Sunday, October 5, 2008, 3:00pm

Gregory S. Aldrete, UW-Green Bay
The Eternal City Goes Under: Floods in Ancient Rome
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Friday, October 10, 2008, 4:00pm

Gallery Talk
Bernard Perley & John Richards, Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee
Discovering Native North America
Location: Union Art Gallery, UW-Milwaukee

October 20, 2008 - 8:15pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Jeff Behm, UW-Oshkosh
Meskwaki Ethnohistory and Archaeology in East-Central Wisconsin
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Friday, October 24, 2008, 1:15-3:00pm

Since 1968 Conference - Center for 21st Century Studies
Kath Weston, Anthropology, University of Virginia
Operation Breadbasket and Iconographic Memory in Class/Race Politics
Location: 175 Curtin Hall, 3243 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Friday, October 24, 2008, 4:00pm

Anthropology Colloquium
Abigail Derby, Benedictine College
Cultural Transitions: Possible Impact of Waoroni Hunting Patterns on the Primate Community of Yasuni N.P. Eastern Ecuador
Location: G28 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Saturday, October 25, 2008, 1:15-3:00pm

Since 1968 Conference - Center for 21st Century Studies
James Ferguson, Anthropology, Stanford University
An African 1968: Humanism and Invisibility
Location: Hefter Center, 3271 N. Lake Dr., UW-Milwaukee

Friday, November 7th, 2008, 3:30pm

Center for 21st Century Studies
Jean Comaroff, Anthropology, University of Chicago
The Politics of Conviction: Faith on the Neoliberal Frontier
Location: 118 Curtin Hall, 3243 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Sunday, November 9, 2008, 3:00pm

Thomas Hikade, University of British Columbia
There is Nothing More Permanent than a Posthole-Recent Excavations at Hierakonpolis in Upper Egypt
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Friday, November 14, 3:00pm

Anthropology Colloquium
Ben Penglase, Loyola University Chicago
Lost Bullets: Fetishes of Urban Violence in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Location: G28 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Monday, November 17, 2008 - 8:15pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Dan Shea, Beloit College
In Pursuit of Past Environments - Chile Paleo-environmental Research
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Friday, November 21th, 2008, 12:00pm

Center for 21st Century Studies
Charles Bosk, University of Pennsylvania
Medical Ethics
Location: 118 Curtin Hall, 3243 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Friday, December 5, 2008, TBA

History Department, Co-sponsored by the Anthropology Department
Marcus Rediker, University of Pittsburgh
Slave Ship
Location: TBA

Sunday, December 7, 2008, 3:00pm

Elizabeth Brumfiel, Northwestern University and co-curator of the exhibit "The Aztec World," The Field Museum of Natural History, October 31-April 19
Presenting Aztec Culture: Archaeology as an Antidote to Great Art
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, December 8, 2008 - 8:15pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Gregory Vogel, Center for American Archaeology
GIS in the Lower Illinois Valley
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee