Anthropology Local Lectures and Events

Spring 2015

Friday, February 6, 2015 – 2:00pm

Lara Ghisleni, PhD Candidate, Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee
Roman Landscapes in Southern England: Movement and Interaction
Location: Golda Meir Library E281, 2311 E. Hartford Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored the Scholar and the Library Program, Golda Meir Library

Monday, February 16, 2015 – 8:15pm

Rob Ahlrichs, PhD Student, Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee
Red Ochre, Old Copper and Collecting the Archaic
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Friday, February 20, 2015 – 3:00pm

Ermitte St. Jacques, Africology, UW-Milwaukee
Little Things Are Easier If You Are Not An Immigrant: The Significance of Citizenship for the Transnational Projects of West African Migrants in Spain
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology

Sunday, February 22, 2015 – 3:00pm

Sarah C. Clayton, Anthropology, UW-Madison
Teotihuacan and its Countryside: the Rural-Urban Dynamics of an Ancient Metropolis
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Sunday, March 29, 2015 – 3:00pm

Susan Heuck Allen, Classics, Brown University
Archaeologist Spies: The Truth Behind the Myth
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Friday, April 10, 2015 – 2:00pm

Elizabeth Spott, PhD Candidate, Anthropology, UW-Milwaukee
Examining Identity and Personhood in the Archaeological Record: A Case Study from the Chief Richardville House (12AL1887)
Location: Golda Meir Library E281, 2311 E. Hartford Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored the Scholar and the Library Program, Golda Meir Library

Sunday, April 26, 2015 – 3:00pm

Lisa Mahoney, History of Art and Architecture, DePaul University
 Inventing the Latin Kingdom: Art and Architecture during the Crusades
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America


Fall 2014

Monday, September 15, 2014 – 8:00pm

Robert Jeske, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Life and Death in the Oneota World near the Shore of Lake Koshkonong
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Friday, September 19, 2014, 3:30 pm

Dr. Isabelle Druc, Department of Anthropology, UW-Madison
Ceramic Production in Kuntur Wasi, Northern Peru: A Multidisciplinary Study
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology

Sunday, September 28, 2014 – 3:00pm

Sinclair Bell, Northern Illinois University
'The Greatest Show on Earth': Chariot Racing in Ancient Rome
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 – 3:00pm

External Funding Workshop for Anthropology Graduate Students
Location: Sabin Hall 394, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee

Friday, October 10, 2014 – 3:00pm

Bernard C. Perley, UW–Milwaukee
Brainstorming: Toward a Semiotics of Well-Being in Native North America
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology

Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 1:00 - 4:00pm

International Archaeology Day Celebration
Location: Sabin Hall, 2nd Floor, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, October 20, 2014 – 8:15pm

Dawn Scher Thomae, Curator of Anthropology, Milwaukee Public Museum
From Behind Closed Doors: Excavating the Milwaukee Public Museum's Wisconsin Archaeology Collection
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Sunday, November 2, 2014 – 3:00pm

Michael Danti, Boston University
The Rowanduz Archaeological Program in Iraqi Kurdistan
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 – 3:30pm

Thomas Malaby, UW–Milwaukee
Games in the Era of Digital Production
Location: Digital Humanities Lab, UWM Libraries, UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Directions in the Digital Humanities Speaker Series

Friday, November 7, 2014 – 3:00pm

Caroline Seymour Jorn, UW–Milwaukee
The Egyptian Revolution and the Arts
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology

November 14-December 12, 2014,

Visualizing Sovereignty: An Exhibit by American Indian Contemporary Artist-Scholars
Featuring anthropologists Bernard Perley and Phyllis Fast
Co-sponsored by American Indian Studies and Union Programming
Union Art Gallery UWM Campus

Friday, November 14, 2014 – 3:00pm

Eleana Kim, University of California Irvine
Militarized Flyways: Migratory Birds and Transnational Choreographies of Endangerment
Location: Curtin Hall 175, UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Center for 21st Century Studies

Monday, November 17, 2014 – 8:15pm

William M. Balco, Visiting Assistant Professor, Northern Illinois University
Streets and Cisterns: Tracing the Roman Occupation of Ancient Salemi, Sicily
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society

Friday, November 21, 2014 – 3:00pm

Phyllis A. Fast, Professor Emerita, University of Alaska Anchorage
Did Any of it Work? A Retrospective Analysis of Alaska's Artistic Efforts Toward Indigenous Well-Being
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology

Sunday, December 7, 2014 – 3:00pm

John Richards, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
City in the Wilderness: Mounds, Middens, and Ritual at a Late Woodland/Mississippian
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

Monday, December 15, 2014 – 8:15pm

Sarah Boncal, PhD Student, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Analysis of Potential Loading Activities and Subsistence Economies of Prehistoric Groups in the Lower Tennessee River Valley
Location: Sabin Hall G90, 3413 N. Downer Ave., UW–Milwaukee
Sponsored by the Wisconsin Archaeological Society