Department of Anthropology - Speaker Series
- January 18, 2013 - 4:00PM - Dr. Steven Leigh - Hale Science Building, Room 230
"Diet and Microbes in Primates." Professor Leigh's research focuses on human and primate evolution and integrates many different kinds of data across the discipline of anthropology, including information from genetics, anatomy, archaeology and socio-cultural anthropology. This is a public lecture followed by a reception.
- February 1, 2013 - 4:00PM - Dr. Maria Nieves Zedeño - Hale Science Building, Room 230
Dr. Zedeno is a Research Professor in the Anthropology Department at the University of Arizona. This colloquium is entitled, "Relational Archaeology, Indigenous Archaeology, and the Challenges of Application."
- February 2, 2013 - 7:00PM - Dr. Maria Nieves Zedeño - Hale Science Building, Room 270
Dr. Zedeno is a Research Professor in the Anthropology Department at the University of Arizona, "Bison Hunting as a Social Institution: A Bird's Eye View." This is a public lecture followed by a reception.
- April 19, 2013 - 4:00PM - Dr. Anna Warrener - Hale Science Building, Room 230
Dr. Warrener is a Postdoctoral Fellow/Lecturer in the Department of Human Evolutionary Biology at Harvard University. "Human Birth and Efficient Locomotion: A Natural Selection Tradeoff for Women?" This is a public talk followed by an informal reception.
- April 30, 2013 - 4:00PM - Dr. Elizabeth Hadly - Hale Science Building, Room 230
Dr. Hadly is a Professor of Biology in the School of Humanities and Sciences at Stanford School of Medicine, "Whither Biodiversity? Using the Past to Forecast Earth's Future." This is a public lecture and is co-sponsored by the Environmental Studies Program and the Institute of Behavioral Science. Event Flyer
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Graduate Student Speaker Series
- February 18, 2013 - 4:00PM- Dr. Sarah Herr - Hale Science Building, Room 230
"In Search of Lost Landscapes: Looking for the Pre-Reservation Western Apache of Central Arizona." Dr. Herr is the Principal Investigator at Desert Archaeology Inc.in Tucson, Arizona. Her specialities include archaeology of the prehistoric and early historic Southwest United States, cultural resource management, large field projects and ceramic analysis.
- March 22, 2013 - 4:00PM - Dr. Stephen Houston - Hale Science Building, Room 230
"The Temple of the Night Sun: Configuring Maya Kingship at El Diablo, Guatemala." Dr. Houston serves as Paul Dupee Family Professor of Social Sciences at Brown University. Several seasons of excavation at a sector of El Zotz, Guatemala - in a hilltop palace known as "El Diablo" - reveal a bulding that touches on themes at the dawn of a dynasty. This talk reports on the tomb housed in the temple, the complex stratigraphy of the overall building, and the richly modeled stuccos that adorn its facade and project cosmic themes of broader relevance. Event Flyer
- April 5, 2013 - 4:00PM - Dr. Peter Van Arsdale - Hale Science Building, Room 230
Dr. Peter Van Arsdale is a Senior Lecturer and the Director of African Initiatives at the University of Denver. "A Theory of Obligation" outlines an expansive argument of humanitarian intervention, especially in relation to water access, refugee rights, mental health, and the military/civilian interface. His talk will be followed by a short reception with snacks. Event Flyer
Graduate Student Brown Bag Series
- January 25, 2013 - 12Noon-1:00PM - Ben Joffe & Willi Lempert - Hale Science Building, Room 455 - Event Flyer
- February 5, 2013 - 12:30PM-1:30PM - Chris Morris - Hale Science Building, Room 450
Chris Morris is a graduate student in the Anthropology department, "The Social Life of an African Medicine: Umckaloabo's Transnational Entanglements Since 1897". Drawing upon thirteen months of dissertation fieldwork, this presentation follows Umckaloabo - a plant-derived, southern African therapy for respiratory diseases and HIV/AIDS that generates hundreds of millions of dollars in global sales - from its commercialization as a TB treatment in Europe in the early 1900s to its present day status as a blockbuster cold care product.
- February 28, 2013 - 12:30PM-1:30PM - Marnie Thomson & Rachel Fleming - Hale Science Building, Room 450 - Event Flyer
- March 8, 2013 - 12:00PM-1:00PM - Richard Bender & Allison Formanack - Hale Science Building, Room 450 - Event Flyer
- March 11, 2013 - 1:00PM-2:00PM - Michaela Howells & Kate Fischer - Hale Science Building, Room 450 - Event Flyer
- March 19, 2013 - 12:30PM-1:30PM - Kaifa Roland - Hale Science Building, Room 450
"Shades of Belonging in Cuban Tourism". Dr. Roland is an Assistant Professor in the CU-Boulder Anthropology Department. Event Flyer
- March 22, 2013 - 12:00PM-1:00PM - Timothy Webmoor - Hale Science Building, Room 450
This talk will address the main points of his new co-authored book, Archaeology: The discipline of things. He'll discuss a few examples exemplifying archaeology's object-orientation, from its disciplinary roots to work with emergent digital media, and conclude by urging an archaeological confidence in contributing to the interdisciplinary conversation taking place around materiality. Event Flyer
- April 23, 2013 - 12:30PM-1:30PM - Jakob Sedig & Mike Strinden - Hale Science Building, Room 450 - Event Flyer
Center for Asian Studies' Speaker Series
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