Department Seminar Series

Spring 2019 Seminar Series (Tentative Dates)

Organized by Aurora Camaño, Ellie Gooderham, Emily Mierswa, Joshua Fontaine and Dr. David Burley. 

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)

For further details contact goarch@sfu.ca 

Changes to the schedule will be posted on the department’s website (http://www.sfu.ca/archaeology/) and Facebook page (http://www.facebook.com/groups/166962033349031/).

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Date Speaker Affiliation Title
Jan03
Dr. David Burley 
SFU Archaeology
Triangular Voyageurs on a Very Long Journey - A Story Inscribed in the Rock Art of Tonga
Jan10 Dr. Bryn Letham 
SFU Archaeology
Sea Level, Settlement, and Landscape Histories of Laxgalts’ap (Old Town), British Columbia
Jan17 Dr. Sarah Walshaw 
SFU History Where Rice is King? Archaeobotany of the Merina Kingdom (Madagascar) and the Kilwa Archipelago (Tanzania)
Jan24 Dr. Ryan Espersen 
Saba Archaeological Center
From Hell's Gate to the Promised Land: Perspectives on Poverty in Saba, Dutch Caribbean, 1780 to the Mid-Twentieth Century
Jan31 Dr. G. Biké Yazıcıoğlu-Santamaria
  Immigration, Political Instability and The Human Experience at Kanesh (Kültepe, Turkey) in 2nd millennium BC
Feb07 Dr. Chip Colwell
Denver Museum Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Does Repatriation Matter?
Feb14 
Dr. Camilla Speller
UBC Anthropology
Paleoproteomics: Promises, potentials and pitfalls in the study of ancient proteins
Feb21 Dr. Lesley Harrington
University of Alberta, Anthropology
Bioarchaeological perspectives on child health in the South African Later Stone Age
Feb28 Dr. Lindsay Der UBC Okanagan Anthropology Beyond Bones: Animal Materializations and Human-Animal Relationships at Çatalhöyük
Mar07 Dr. Christina Cheung and Dr. Hua Grace Zhang SFU Archaeology Please pass the noodles - correlation between climate change and subsistence economy in ancient China revealed by stable isotopic and dental pathology data
Mar14

No seminar (external review) 

  N/A
Mar21
Dr. Joost Schokkenbroek 
Vancouver Maritime Museum
Oceans of Opportunities. Non-written Sources and Maritime Research
Mar28

Dr. Alison Wylie

UBC Philosophy 

Histories of Archaeology - In and For Practice 

Apr04
Dr. Barbara Winter SFU Archaeology Taking archaeological research to new audiences through museum videos
SFU Archaeology
SFU Archaeology
SFU Archaeology
SFU Archaeology
TBD

Paleoproteomics: Promises, potentials and pitfalls in the study of ancient proteins

Paleoproteomics: Promises, potentials and pitfalls in the study of ancient proteins

Immigration, Political Instability and The Human Experience at Kanesh (Kültepe, Turkey) in 2nd millennium BC

Immigration, Political Instability and The Human Experience at Kanesh (Kültepe, Turkey) in 2nd millennium BC

Immigration, Political Instability and The Human Experience at Kanesh (Kültepe, Turkey) in 2nd millennium BC

Immigration, Political Instability and The Human Experience at Kanesh (Kültepe, Turkey) in 2nd millennium BC

Sea Level, Settlement, and Landscape Histories of Laxgalts’ap (Old Town), British Columbia

Sea Level, Settlement, and Landscape Histories of Laxgalts’ap (Old Town), British Columbia

Triangular Voyageurs on a Very Long Journey - A Story Inscribed in the Rock Art of Tonga

Triangular Voyageurs on a Very Long Journey - A Story Inscribed in the Rock Art of Tonga

Denver Museum

UBC Philosophy

SFU Archaeology
SFU Archaeology
SFU Archaeology

*In keeping with traditions, we’ll have raffle prizes (tickets $2 each or 3 for $5) and a bake sale. All profits go to the graduate caucus to help fund student travel and research.

The Archaeology Student Society book sale is back! These are books from retired faculty, donations, etc. New items will be added each week. Michael from the student society has kindly agreed to sell books at the back of the seminar room, before and after our weekly seminars.