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FALL 2014

Wednesday, September 3
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Robert Homsher (Harvard)

From Early Monumentality to Military Occupation: New discoveries from the Megiddo landscape
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 10
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Tom Fenn (Yale)

Isotopes and Ancient Pyrotechnologies
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Friday, September 12
Anthropology Day
Speakers:
Jessica I. Cerezo-Román

Contrasting Remembrance and Transformation: Evidence from an AD 1300-1450 Cremation Urn Field Cemetery at Cerro De Trincheras, Sonora, México
Diana Loren

The Archaeology of Harvard Yard: updates on past excavations and the new field season
Richard Meadow

Title TBA
Federico Perez
Urbanism as Warfare: property, planning, and displacement in Bogotá, Colombia
Mary Steedly

Citadel Culture: Anthropology “at Home” at a Southern Military College
Christine Yano

Translating Anthropology: Curatorial Work and other Applied Fields
Tozzer Anthropology Building, Atrium
21 Divinity Avenue
3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, September 17
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Yanxi Wang (Harvard)

A regional archaeology of the Guan River Valley, China
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Monday, September 22
Social Anthropology Program Seminar Series
Daniel Goldstein (Rutgers University)

Men in Black: Sovereignty and Private Security in a Bolivian Market
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
4:15 p.m.
Co-Sponsored with David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Wednesday, September 24
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Peter Van Dommelen (Brown)

Rural Connections: Colonial Landscapes in Punic Sardinia and Ibiza
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 30
WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University
Food after Fukushima: Scientific Citizenship and Risk in Japan
Nicolas Sternsdorff Cisterna (Postdoctoral Fellow, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University) Moderator: Susan Pharr (Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University)

Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262)
CGIS Knafel Building
1737 Cambridge Street
12:30-2:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 1

Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Jessica Cerezo-Roman (Harvard)

Changes in personhood and funerary customs among the Hohokam of Southern Arizona
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Monday, October 6
Social Anthropology Program Seminar Series
Smriti Srinivas (UC Davis)

Healing Bodies, Healing Spaces: Understanding Urban Religiosity in Contemporary India
CGIS South, S050
1730 Cambridge Street
6:30 p.m.
Co-Sponsored with South Asia Institute

Wednesday, October 8
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Ravid Ekshtain (Harvard)

Mobility patterns in the Levantine Middle Paleolithic: A raw material perspective. Examples from 'Ein Qashish, Amud and Qafzeh caves
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 15
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Fiona Marshall (Washington University )

Nutrient Hotspots and the role of ancient herders in the creation of African Savannas
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.
Co-Sponsored with Harvard University Center for the Environment

Monday, October 20
Social Anthropology Program Seminar Series
Janet Roitman (The New School)

Anti-Crisis
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
4:15 p.m.
Co-Sponsored with Political Anthropology Working Group

Wednesday, October 22
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Ajithprasad (M.S. University Baroda)

Excavations at Shikarpur and the Harappan Economic Production
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 29
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Sarah Croucher (Wesleyan)

Title TBA
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Monday, November 3
Social Anthropology Program Seminar Series
Vyjayanthi Rao (The New School)

Building Stories: Speculation and Reconstruction in Contemporary Mumbai
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
4:15 p.m.
Co-Sponsored with South Asia Institute

Wednesday, November 5
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Patty Crown (University of New Mexico)

Chocolate Use and Exchange in the Prehispanic American Southwest
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Monday, November 10
Social Anthropology Program Seminar Series
Paja Faudree (Brown University)

Uploading for the Dead: Cyberancestors, Mazatec Muertos Music, and “Digital Activism” in Mexico
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
4:15 p.m.
Co-Sponsored with David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies

Wednesday, November 12
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Lorenz Rahmstorf (University of Mainz)

Trade and the Role of Weights in the Third Millennium BC
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 19
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Nam Kim (University of Wisconsin)

Legend, History, and Archaeology: Vietnam’s Ancient Settlement of Co Loa
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 3
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Ellery Frahm (University of Minnesota)

Putting Neanderthals in their Place: Mobility, Provisioning, and Landscape Use in Palaeolithic Armenia
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, December 10
Archaeology Program Seminar Series
Ryan Wheeler (Peabody Musueum, Andover)

That Other Peabody Museum: The Robert S. Peabody Museum of Archaeology
Tozzer Anthropology Building Room 203
21 Divinity Avenue
12:00 p.m.



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