Anthropology Local Lectures and Events

Spring 2013

Monday, January 21, 2013 – 7:00pm

Richard Edwards, UW–Milwaukee
Life in the Pits: Excavations at the Koshkonong Creek Village Site (47JE379)
Location: Sabin Hall 175, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Thursday, January 31, 2013 – 3:00pm

Dr. Elena Mihas, Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Language and Culture Research Group of James Cook University, and Visiting Scholar at the UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies
History, Landscape and Ritual: Narratives of the Upper Perene Ashaninka (Arawak) from the Peruvian Amazon
Location: Enderis Hall 115, 2400 E. Hartford Ave., UW–Milwaukee

Sunday, February 10, 2013 – 3:00pm

Jo Ellen Burkholder, University of Wisconsin–Whitewater
Non-residential Architecture and the Sacred Landscape of Pisanay, Peru
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Friday, February 15, 2013 – 3:00pm

Professor Thomas Malaby, Ph.D. candidates Monique Hassman, Ramona Tenorio, and Amy Samuelson, UW–Milwaukee
Remember Madison? A Student-Faculty Roundtable on Engaged Scholarship and the Madison Protests of 2011
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 2400 E. Hartford Ave., UW–Milwaukee

Monday, February 18, 2013 – 7:00pm

Seth Schneider, UW–Milwaukee
Over the River and Through the Woods: Regional Interaction Among Late Prehistoric Groups on the Western Great Lakes
Location: Curtin Hall 175, 3242 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2, 2013 – 10:00am-3:00pm

Fourth Annual Milwaukee Archaeology Fair
Location: Milwaukee Public Museum

Monday, March 18, 2013 – 7:00pm

Philip Millhouse, Illinois State Archaeological Survey
Post Contact Native American Lead Mining in the Upper Midwest
Location: Curtin Hall 175, 3242 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Saturday, March 24, 2013 – 3:00pm

Carolyn Willekes, University of Calgary
Fans, Factions and Favoritism: Horses and Charioteers of the Roman Circus
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Sunday, April 14, 2013 – 3:00pm

Joanne Berry, Swansea University, UK
The People of Pompeii: Gladiators, Prostitutes and the Common Man
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, April 15, 2013 – 7:00pm

Heather Walder, Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee
Technological Innovation in the Upper Great Lakes: Transforming Glass Trade Beads into Indigenous Symbols of Personal Adornment
Location: Curtin Hall 175, 3242 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Sunday, April 28, 2013 – 3:00pm

Holley Moyes, University of California, Merced
The Dark Side of Archaeology: Sacred Caves of Ancient Mesoamerica
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, May 20, 2013 – 7:00pm

John Broihahn,State Archaeologist, Wuisconsin Historical Society
Public Archaeology: Projects, Perceptions, Prospective
Location: Curtin Hall 175, 3242 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Fall 2012

Monday, September 17, 2012 – 7:00pm

Dr. Amy Rosebrough, Assistant State Archaeologist, Wisconsin Historical Society
On the Edge of History: The Archaeology of the 17th-Century Hanson Site, Door County, Wisconsin
Location: Sabin Hall 180, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Sunday, September 30, 2012 – 3:00pm

Bob Brier, Long Island University
Napoleon in Egypt: The Beginning of Egyptology
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, October 15, 2012, 7:00pm

Kevin Cullen, Discovery World
A Toast to Our Fermented Past: The History and Archaeology of Milwaukee's Forgotten Breweries
Location: Sabin Hall 180, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Saturday, October 20, 2012 – 1:00-3:00pm

National Archaeology Day Celebration
Location: Sabin Hall 275, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee

Friday, November 2, 2012 – 3:00pm

Robin Lillie and Jennifer Mack, Iowa Office of the State Archaeologist
The Truth Is Out There: History and Bioarchaeology of Dubuque's Third Street Cemetery
Location: Sabin Hall G28, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee

Sunday, November 4, 2012 – 3:00pm

Carrie Hritz, Pennsylvania State University
City in the Marsh: Investigation of Sumerian Girsu (Tello)
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Thursday, November 15, 2012 - 3:30pm

Dean's Distinguished Lecture in the Humanities
Dr. Arjun Appadurai, Department of Media, Culture, and Communication, New York University
Subprime Personhood: The Human Logic of the Financial Crisis
Zelazo Center, Room 250, 2419 E. Kenwood Blvd., UW-Milwaukee

Monday, November 19, 2012 – 7:00pm

Dr. Leslie Eisenberg, Wisconsin Historical Society
Burial Sites Preservation and Forensic Archaeology
Location: Holton Hall 180, 224 E. Hartford Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Sunday, December 2, 2012 – 3:00pm

Nam Kim, University of Wisconsin–Madison
Legends, Kingdoms, and Archaeology: A Case from Ancient Vietnam
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Friday, November 30, 2012 – 3:00pm

Dr. Philip Lancaster, School of Child and Youth Care, University of Victoria, Canada
Sexual and Gender-Based Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Location: Union E280, 2200 E. Kenwood Blvd., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Institute of World Affairs and the Department of Anthropology
Interview on Lake Effect – Wisconsin Public Radio

Friday, December 7, 2012 – 3:00pm

Crystal Patil, Anthropology, University of Illinois at Chicago
“Choosing” a Place for Childbirth in Rural Tanzania after Implementation of Hospital Policy Changes
Location: Sabin Hall G28, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee