Department Seminar Series

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Fall 2021 Seminar Series

Fall 2021 seminars are online.

This term organized by: Elena Sierra, Lauren Clark, and Dr. Jon Driver.

Date Speaker Title
Thu September 16
3:30pm
Peter R. Schmidt, Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and African Studies at the University of Florida HERITAGE AND ARCHAEOLOGICAL CO-PRACTICE WITH THE HAYA PEOPLE: ENDING THE DOMINANCE OF WESTERN ARCHAEOLOGICAL THEORY 
Thu September 23
3:30pm
Genevieve von Petzinger Signs, Symbols and the Paleolithic Origins of Graphic Communication
Fri October 1
10:00am
Marina Elliott Homo naledi and the Rising Star Cave
Thu October 7
3:30pm

 
Thu October 14
3:30pm
Gordon Myers & Arthur Robson, SFU Economics
Infanticide and Human Self Domestication
Thu October 21
3:30pm
   
Fri October 29
10:00am
Lauren Schroeder, Assistant Professor at U of T Exploring evolutionary process in human evolution: lessons from quantitative genetics and mammal models
Fri November 5
10:00am
   
Thu November 11
No Seminar, Remembrance Day
   
Thu November 18
3:30pm
   
Thu November 25
3:30pm
   
Thu December 2
3:30pm
   
Thu December 9
3:30pm
   

Spring 2021 Seminar Series

Spring 2021 seminars are online.

This term organized by: Earl Stefanyshen, Deanna Smith, Elena Sierra Serrano, Alex Derian, and Hugo Cardoso.

For further details contact archgrad@sfu.ca

Date Speaker Title
January 15, 10:30am Jon Driver,  Department of Archaeology Testing the “Garden Hunting Hypothesis” in the American Southwest
January 22, 10:30am Harold Joe, archaeological consultant and a traditional Cowichan formal gravedigger in B.C Ancestral Protocols
January 29 10:30am Graeme Barker, University of Cambridge Recent excavations and new Neanderthal discoveries at Shanidar Cave, Iraq
February 5 10:30am Steve Wolverton, University of North Texas Threading Antiracism Through Archaeology: An Account
February 12 10:30am Deborah Olszewski, University of Pennsylvania The Early Epipaleolithic in Jordan and the Levantine
February 26 10:30am Ivaylo Lozanov, Adjunct professor at SFU Archaeology Ancient gold in ritual and historical context: the Panagyurishte treasure from Thrace (modern Bulgaria)
March 5 10:30am  Sarah Carr Locke, Director of Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre and Adjunct Professor at SFU Archaeology Archaeology and the NWT: Managing and presenting heritage in a northern territory
March 12 10:30am TBA  
March 19 10:30am  Gyles Iannone, Trent University Searching for Peri-Urban Neighborhoods at the Ancient Burmese Capital of Bagan, Myanmar
March 26 10:30am Shannon McPherron, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology Pliocene field research in eastern Africa, early tool use and production, and the origins of cumulative culture
April 9     10:30am Thomas Urban, Cornell University Campfires and Footprints: Small Geophysical Targets with Big Potential
April 16  09:00am Nicole Smith Bringing Archaeology into K-12 Classrooms of British Columbia