2022-2023 Archaeology Seminar Series


Archaeology FALL 2022 Seminar

Brought to you by Dr. HUGO CARDOSO

Seminar is held in person in the Archaeology Seminar Room, SWH 9152

Date Speaker Title
Thu, Sep 8
3:30 pm
  NO SEMINAR - Meet and Greet at 3:30pm
Thu, Sep 15
3:30 pm
Thu, Sep 22
3:30 pm
Laure Spake, Research Fellow, University of Otago; Assistant Professor, Binghamton University Religiosity, social support and childhood health in rural Gambia
Thu, Sep 29
3:30 pm
Morgan Ritchie, Heritage and Environment Manager, Sts’ailes 3,000 years of continuity and growth in a Coast Salish Settlement Constellation

Thu, Oct 6
3:30 pm
  NO SEMINAR - Convocation
Thu, Oct 13
3:30 pm
Rob Rondeau, PhD student in the Department of Archaeology; Interim Director of the SFU Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology A Day in the Life of a Marine Archaeologist: A Journey Through Time & Water

Thu, Oct 20
3:30 pm
Arianne Boileau, SFU Indigenous Maya resilience on the edge of an empire
Thu, Oct 27
3:30 pm
Goran Sanev, SFU 20 years of archaeological excavations at the unknown, Late Roman city of Golemo Gradiste - Konjuh, in North Macedonia
Thu, Nov 3
3:30 pm
Laurie Nixon-Darcus, SFU What's with all these Grinding Stones?!
Thu, Nov 10
3:30 pm
Tom Royle, SFU Sharkaeology: Building Long-Term Records of Human-Shark Interactions through Archaeology
Thu, Nov 17
3:30 pm
Habtamu M. Taddesse, SFU and University of Toronto Challenges and prospects of foreign-based archaeology in Ethiopia: An overview of the archaeological research History
Thu, Nov 24
3:30 pm
Chelsea Meloche, University of Manitoba Repatriation in Canada: Exploring Policy, Practice, and Experiences
Thu, Dec 1
3:30 pm
Rosa Maria Albert, ICREA, University of Barcelona

New Oldowan and Acheulean finds from the Kilombe Caldera Lake deposits (Kenya): Reconstructing highland hominin occupation landscapes by using siliceous microremains

Join us on Zoom: https://sfu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EAKFK99gQAa9w8okEoAUcg

Archaeology SPRING 2023 Seminar

Brought to you by Dr. Francesco Berna

Seminar is held in person in the Archaeology Seminar Room, SWH 9152

Date Speaker Title

Thu, January 12

Kristen Barnett (in-person)
UBC – Anthropology


An’gikik Indigenous archaeology with Tuyuryaq

Thu, January 19

Tom Beasley (in-person)
Vancouver Maritime Museum


The History, Evolution, and Future of Underwater Archaeology in Canada

Thu, January 26

Nicholas Hedley (in-person)
SFU – Geography


Mapping the Mammisi: digitally recording graffiti and structures at the Temple of Isis at Philae

Thu, February 2

Holly Cusack-McVeigh (remote)
Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) Anthropology


Confronting a History of Grave Robbing and Looting: Repatriation as Restorative Justice

Thu, February 9

Heather Robertson (in-person)
UBC – Anthropology


Shape analysis, landmark analysis, and estimating skeletal sex from fragmented coxal bones

Thu, February 16

Briana Pobiner (remote)
Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History

The Role of Scavenging in Human Evolution

Thu, February 23

Reading Break - No Speaker

Thu, March 2

Dana Lepofsky (in-person)
SFU - Archaeology

The Xwe’etay/Lasqueti Archaeology Project: Protecting and Honouring Indigenous Heritage Through Community-Centered Research

Thu, March 9

David Howes (remote)
Concordia University - Sociology and Anthropology

How Archaeologists Have Come to their Senses

Thu, March 16

Darcy Mathews (in-person)
UVic - Environmental Studies

The lək̓ʷəŋən Ethnoecology and Archaeology Project

Thu, March 23

Neha Gupta (in-person)
UBC Okanagan - Anthropology

Connecting Past to Present: the Westbank digital heritage project

If you are not able to make it to campus, please join us on Zoom:  https://sfu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FZ-P-Yu3SdqPrhjzyVirQA

Thu, March 30

Jessica Pilarzcyk (in-person)
SFU - Earth Science

Coastal Sedimentary Archives of Prehistoric Earthquakes, Tsunamis, and Storms

Thu, April 6

Elroy White (in-person)
Central Coast Archaeology

M̓ṇúxvit approach in haíłzaqv archaeology

If you are not able to make it to campus, please join us on Zoom:  https://sfu.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_EghrBgSbTyyqW6I4iieAOw

Thu, April 13 Tesfaye Wondyifraw (in-person) A Newly Documented and Endangered Pastoral Rock Art Site in East Gojjam, Northwestern Ethiopia