Department Seminar Series

Spring 2017 Seminar Series

Organized by Travis Crowell, Dana Lepofsky, and Thomas Royle.

Unless otherwise indicated, the seminars will take place 3:30 - 5:00 pm in the Department's seminar room in Saywell Hall on SFU's Burnaby Campus (SWH 9152)

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Changes to the schedule will be posted on the department’s website ( and Facebook page (


Date Speaker Affiliation Title
05 Jan George Nicholas Simon Fraser University The IPinCH Project 2008–2016:  An International Engagement with Heritage Theory, Practice, Policy, and Ethics 

12 Jan

Marlow Pellat Parks Canada Evidence of Ancient Human-Environmental Interactions in the Paleo-Ecological Records of Southwestern British Columbia
19 Jan Treena Swanston MacEwan University Using Synchrotron Light to Reveal Franklin Expedition Bone Lead Details
26 Jan Ann Herring McMaster University The Puzzle of the 1918 Influenza Pandemic
02 Feb Duncan McLaren University of Victoria Late Pleistocene Archaeology on the Pacific Coast of Canada
09 Feb  Nicole Jastremski Central Washington University The Pitfalls of Estimating Ancestry in an Admixed Colonial Era Ecuadorian Highland Sample
16 Feb No Seminar    Reading Break
23 Feb Keith Dobney University of Liverpool
From Mammals to Microbes: New Ways of Studying Animal Domestication, Human Dispersal and Health in Early Farmers
02 March Katie Waterhouse Camosun College When the Flames Die Down: Post Burning Bone Fragmentation
09 March  Chris Arnett University of British Columbia Rock Art of Nlaka'pamux: Indigenous Theory and Practice on the British Columbia Plateau
16 March Bryn Letham University of British Columbia Human Entanglement with Dynamic Coastlines: 15,000 Years of Sea Level and Settlement History Around Prince Rupert, British Columbia
23 March Michaela Ecker University of Toronto Evidence for Long-Term Environmental Change in the Southern Kalahari from Multi-Proxy Stable Isotope Analysis
30 March No seminar   SAA Annual Meeting

06 April

Katherine Cook University of Victoria Augmented Memory: The Digital Materiality & Immateriality of Cemeteries



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