Archaeology

2022 Sep 22

Department Seminar "Finding Prometheus: The search for fire use in our early ancestors". a talk by Sarah Hlubik (Harvard Anthro)

3:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Tozzer 203, or via Zoom

"Finding Prometheus: The search for fire use in our early ancestors"

a talk by Sarah Hlubik

(College Fellow, Harvard Anthro)

ABSTRACT - The origins of human fire use is widely debated...

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2022 Apr 27

Data Storage and Management for Anthropology Research

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Tozzer 102 or via zoom

Storing and managing research data can be a non-trivial task.  In order to assist graduate and undergraduate senior thesis students in these tasks, a panel of specialists from the Digital Scholarship Support Group at Harvard are coming to give an overview of the different options that Harvard supports as well as discuss options on an individual basis to provide guidance.  Please come with your questions about your types of data.

It will be hybrid, please email Kristine Richter for the zoom...

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SG22

Sâm Ghavami

Fellow
Research interests: North Coast of Peru ; Cultural Transformations ; Indigenous Archaeology, Archaeological Mediation.
2022 Apr 28

Inka Kallawayas: Cuisine, identity and status negotiations in the eastern imperial fringes, a talk by Sonia Alconini (University of Virginia) Pre-Columbian Archaeology Seminar

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Tozzer 203, or via Zoom

 

ABSTRACT:     The Inka province of Kallawaya sat to the east of the Titicaca basin. Their residents, the Kallawayas were valued traveling shamans, traders and herbal healers of the Tawantinsuyu. Based on shared...

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2022 Mar 24

Pre-Columbian Archaeology Seminar: Imperial narratives and empirical realities: society and environment in the Eastern Andes, a talk by, Anna Guengerich (Eckerd College)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Tozzer 203, or via Zoom

 

ABSTRACT:     The Eastern Andes—a “biodiversity hotspot” of high-altitude tropical rainforest sandwiched between the Andes Mountains and the Amazon Basin—has been portrayed as a place of social and political disorder as far back as the Inka Conquest of this region prior...

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2022 Mar 03

Searching for the Origins of Chili Peppers in the Americas: An Archaeological Perspective, a talk by Katie Chiou (University of Alabama)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Tozzer 203, or via Zoom (register below)

 

ABSTRACT:     Chili peppers (Capsicum spp.) are one of the extremely rich and varied crop genetic resources of the Americas. The independent domestication of five chili pepper species (C. annuum, C. baccatum, C. chinense, C. frutescens, and C. pubescens) across the Neotropics...

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2022 Feb 17
2022 Feb 10

Pre-Columbian Archaeology Seminar: Out of the Mine and Into the Furnace: Life and Labor in the Silver Refineries of Colonial Peru, a talk by, Sarah Kennedy (Carleton College)

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Tozzer 203, or via Zoom (register below)

ABSTRACT:     In this talk, Sarah Kennedy presents the results of her research at the site of Trapiche Itapalluni (AD 1600-1800), a colonial period silver refinery located in the western Lake Titicaca Basin of southern Peru....

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