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
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
Genevieve von Petzinger Signs, Symbols and the Paleolithic Origins of Graphic Communication
Fri October 1
Marina Elliott Homo naledi and the Rising Star Cave
Thu October 7

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

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.

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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