UWM Anthropology Local Lectures and Events

Spring 2010

Monday, February 15, 2010 - 7:00pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Emily Mueller Epstein, Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee
Part of the (human) Pack: Mortuary Analysis of Late Woodland Canis spp. Burials
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Sunday, February 21, 2010, 3:00pm

Clemens Reichel, University of Toronto
Kershaw Lecturer
Worlds in Collision--Urbanism, Competition and Conflict in Northern Syria during the Chalcolithic Period (4500-3000 BC)
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, March 15, 2010 - 7:00pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Brendon Baillod, Wisconsin Underwater Archaeology Association
Fathoms Deep But Not Forgotten: Wisconsin's Lost Ships
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

March 19 and 20, 2010

33rd Annual Midwest Mesoamericanist Meeting
Location: UWM Hefter Center, 3271 N. Lake Drive, Milwaukee
Web Site: www4.uwm.edu/letsci/conferences/mmm2010/
Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology, Department of Art History, and Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies

Sunday, March 28, 2010, 2:00pm

Carter Lupton, Milwaukee Public Museum
Talk About Your Mummy Roadshows
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, April 19, 2010 - 7:00pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Melissa Baltus, University of Illinois–Champagne
Conflict, Community and the Collapse of Cahokia from a Historical Perspective
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee

Sunday, April 25, 2010, 3:00pm

Sarah Nelson, University of Denver
Jade and Identities in the Hongshan Culture of China
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Tuesday, May 4, 2010, 7:30pm

Anthropology Colloquium
Dr. John Hawks, Anthropology, UW-Madison
The Great Neandertal Comeback: How Genomic-Era Science is Breathing Life Into Our Ancestors
Location: 131 Merrill Hall, UW-Milwaukee

Monday, May 10, 2010 - 7:00pm

Wisconsin Archaeological Society
Kurt Sampson, Dodge County Historical Society
Wisconsin Archaeology
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee


Fall 2009

Sunday, October 4, 2009, 3:00pm

Lorenc Bejko, University of Tirana, Albania
Kress Lecturer
Late Bronze Age Albania: Life and Death in the periphery of the Mycenaean World
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, October 19, 2009 - 7:00pm

Danielle M. Benden, Anthropology, UW-Madison
Early Mississippian Colonists in the Upper Mississippi River Valley: A Pre-Sterling Investigation in Southwestern Wisconsin
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Friday, October 23, 2009, 4:00pm

Anthropology Colloquium
Dr. Jason Danely, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow
The life cycle as pilgrimage: Religious practice and self‐identity in Japan
Location: G28 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee
Co-sponsored by the UWM Center on Age and Community

Sunday, November 15, 2009, 3:00pm

Robert Grenier, Parks Canada
Wilkie Lecturer
The 1565 Wreck of the Basque Galleon San Juan in Labrador and the 2001 UNESCO Convention for Heritage Shipwrecks
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, November 16, 2009 - 7:00pm

Mark Schurr, Anthropology, Notre Dame University
Geophysical Survey and Historic Collier Lodge Site, Indiana
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Friday, November 20th, 2009 - 3:00pm

Center for 21st Century Studies
Space, Power, and Fear in Modern America
Bruce d'Arcus, Geography, Miami University
Joseph Masco, Anthropology, University of Chicago
Location: Curtin Hall, Room 175
Co-sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Department of Geography

Sunday, December 6, 2009, 3:00pm

Ana Nieves, Northeastern Illinois University
The Petroglyphs of the Nasca Valley and "The Nasca Lines"
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, December 7, 2009 - 7:00pm

Linea Sundstrom, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
One Year at a Time: Plains Indian Winter Counts and Archaeology
Location: G90 Sabin Hall, 3413 N. Downer Ave. UW-Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society