Simon Fraser University:
Department of Archaeology
Monday, March 2 update: Less than one week to go before the symposium! Some reminders for symposium participants and audience members:
- Please arrive no later than 8:45 so everyone can get registered before the talks begin.
- Presenters should have their slides in powerpoint or other friendly format, on a flash drive
- Presentations have a 20 minute time slot each, including questions. This will be enforced!
- A light breakfast will be served for those who have RSVPed - Tea/coffee, fruit, pastries/baked goods
- Lunch is catered by Nuba, and is vegetarian: www.nuba.ca
- while participation in the symposium is free of charge, we will have a donation bin on hand. Donations will help us to cover the costs of catering the event. We also hope to make a small contribution to the Museum, who have graciously offered their venue free of charge for our event!
8:30-9:10 – Registration, breakfast and mingling
9:10-9:20 – Opening remarks
Morning session 1
Modelling Marine Oriented Hunter-Gatherer-Fisher Landscape/ Seascape Use and Territory with GIS: Two Coast Salish Examples
Jesse Morin, Allison Hunt, and Michael Blake
Methodology Employed in an Underwater Field-School Investigation into the Prisseanen Hedvig Sophia (1692) Wreck Discussed and its Associated Clay Tobacco Pipe Assemblage Revealed
A reassessment of the impact of drought cycles on the Classic Maya
Chris Carleton, Dave Campbell, and Mark Collard
10:20-10:40 Coffee Break
Morning session 2
Late Pleistocene Megafauna and Early Human Presence in the Salish Sea and Olympic Peninsula: New Findings and Implications
Michael C. Wilson, S.M. Kenady, Sedro-Woolley, R.F. Schalk, R.R. Mierendorf, and C.E. Gustafson
The Children’s Cemetery of Astypalaia, Greece
Expedient Shell Scrapers in the Kingdom of Tonga: A Multi-Faceted Analysis of Potentially Modified Anadara Valves
Continuity of targeted resource extraction in Burns Bog
Stantec Consulting Ltd.
12:00-12:10 Morning wrap up/additional questions for morning presenters
1:00-1:40 – Poster Session (see poster titles below). Participants are free to explore the Museum.
Afternoon session 1
“Pit Stop” or Long-term Residence: An Archaeological View of Island Use in the Northeastern Salish Sea, British Columbia
Colleen Parsley and Chris Springer
Pre-Contact Plateau Women: Water and their World
Migration and Interaction in the Eastern Lapita Province: Exploration Using Ceramic Design Analysis
Defending British Columbia Archaeology
M. F. Luder, Ph.D.
3:00-3:20 – Coffee break
Afternoon session 2
3D Vertebral morphology, locomotion, and human spinal health
Kimberly A. Plomp, Una Strand Vidarsdottir, Darlene Weston, and Mark Collard
Northern Fur Seal Populations; Questions in Research
Liminal Boundaries and Offering Sites: Rivers, Lakes and Wetlands as Depositional Contexts in Viking Age England
Ben Raffield, Simon Fraser University
4:20-4:30 Wrap up/additional questions for afternoon presenters
5:00 – 6:30 Reception at Corduroy - 1943 Cornwall Avenue
Posters (presented 1:00-1:40)
Mountain Top to Ocean Floor: The Eco-cultural History of Hauyat. Julia Jackley, Dana Lepofsky, Nancy J. Turner, Jennifer Carpenter
The Sociopolitical landscapes of Hacienda “El Progreso”, 1887-1904: Historical Ecology of the Galápagos Islands. Fernando Astudillo, Peter Stahl, and Florencio Delgado
Ancient DNA Analysis of Middle and Late Period Archaeological Fish Remains from the Kamloops Locality, British Columbia. Thomas C.A. Royle
Developing Optimal Sampling Strategies for DNA Analysis of Museum Collection Bone Artifacts. Kelly Brown
Evil Place, Beautiful Place: The Memory and Materiality of St. Mary’s. Sarah Lison
Assessing manner of fall-related deaths through patterning of skeletal injuries. Luísa Marinho
Hybrid Epistemologies: Traditional Knowledge and Archaeology in British Columbia. Eric Simons
Assessing the Productivity of Ancient Clam Gardens on Northern Quadra Island. Ginevra Toniello
Stringing Them Along: Ground Stone Disk Beads of the Salish Sea Region from 4500-1100 BP. Megan Harris
Microfauna at Charlie Lake Cave: Late Pleistocene/Early Holocene Environmental Reconstructions in Northeast British Columbia. Roxanne Pendleton
1905 Ogden Avenue
To submit an abstract/proposal, please email Travis Freeland at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please keep abstracts to a maximum of 150 words or less.
To register your interest in attending as an audience member, please email Katie LeBlanc at email@example.com
Getting to the Museum: See Location Map
From downtown Vancouver, take the 022 bus south across the Burrard Street bridge. Get off at Cypress Street and walk north toward the water. The museum is at the end of Cypress Street.
From SFU Burnaby campus, take the 135 bus west to the end of its route downtown (Burrard Station). Cross the street and board the 022 bus heading south.
From UBC, take the 004 or the 084 bus east toward Kitsilano. Get off at Cypress/Burrard.
A combination of free and paid street parking is available locally. Alternatively, you can pay to park at the nearby Museum of Vancouver (Chestnut Street at Whyte Avenue).
Simon Fraser University:
Department of Archaeology