It took a year and a half, but Bernard Perley's efforts to get the American Anthropological Association to make a public statement condemning the use of American Indian imagery and names as sports mascots has been fulfilled. See American Anthropological Association's Press Release.
UWM organized panel presented at the SfAA conference in Pittsburgh, PA on March 25. A big thanks to Lindsay Barone for putting the session "Controversy in the Museum: Current Issues" together. Lindsay, Liam Murphy, and Jamie Henry all deserve a big congrats for their excellent presentations!
Graduate student, Alexandra Frankel, has been awarded an Arit Summer Fellowship for Intensive Advanced Language Study at Boğaziçi University, Istandbul, Turkey.
Graduate student Kevin Garstki, along with Bettina Arnold and Matthew Murray, published article in the Journal of Archaeological Science.
April 3, 2015 - 3:00-5:30pm
Luke Eric Lassiter, Humanities and Anthropology, Marshall University, will present "Fields of Collaboration: On Collaborative Ethnography and Community-Based Research" in a lecture sponsored by Center for 21st Century Studies and the School of Architecture and Urban Planning.
April 10, 2015 – 2:00pm
Elizabeth Spott, PhD Candidate, Anthropology, will present "Examining Identity and Personhood in the Archaeological Record: A Case Study from the Chief Richardville House (12AL1887)" in a lecture sponsored by the Scholar and the Library Program, Golda Meir Library.
April 20, 2015 – 8:15pm
Mark Dudzik, Archaeologist, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, will present "Visions in Stone: The Rock Art of Minnesota" in a talk sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society.