Department Seminar Series

Fall 2017 Seminar Series

Organized by Mark Collard and Chris Carleton.

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
07 Sept
Departmental meet and greet
Simon Fraser University N/A

14 Sept

Reception for Dave B. and Chris P.
Simon Fraser University N/A
21 Sept
Bridget Algee-Hewitt   Stanford Generating ancestry proportions from craniometrics: implications for human identification
28 Sept Jon Driver and Dave Maxwell
Simon Fraser University Bison death assemblages and the evolution of human hunting
05 Oct
Various Simon Fraser University
SFU Archaeology 2017
12 Oct
George Nicholas
Simon Fraser University
The archaeology and human ecology of wetlands: Ethnographic lessons, theoretical insights, and heritage management strategies
19 Oct Carol Ward University of Missouri  The shape of human origins
26 Oct Stephanie Selover University of Washington
Women, weapons and warfare: Weapons as female burial goods from Old Kingdom Egypt to Early Bronze Anatolia
02 Nov Nick Waber UBC Microblades, microcontrollers, and micro-landscapes: applying open-source solutions to problems in quantifying wear in lithic experiments
09 Nov Luseadra McKerracher McMaster Moralizing mothers' meal choices in multiple societies: Evidence and implications
16 Nov
Elizabeth Paris Calgary Pre-Columbian urban beekeeping and technological innovation at Mayapan, Yucatan, Mexico
23 Nov
Pablo Nepomnaschy Simon Fraser University
Advances in women's reproductive ecology
30 Nov Farid Rahemtulla UNBC Salmon, fish weirs, villages, and engineered islands in north central BC: the Babine Archaeology Project

07 Dec

Francesco Berna
Simon Fraser University



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