Research Team Seminars

2011

Fiber Perishable Chronologies in the Great Basin of Western North AmericaApril 26–28, 2011Fiber Perishable Chronologies in the Great Basin of Western North AmericaCo-chaired by Pat Barker, Research Associate, Department of Anthropology, Nevada State Museum; Catherine S. Fowler, Professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada; and Eugene M. Hattori, Curator, Department of Anthropology, Nevada State MuseumAn interdisciplinary team with research interests in the fiber perishable artifacts of the Great Basin met to better establish and understand regional cultural chronologies and their broader implications.
Warfare and the Epidemiological TransitionMay 17–18, 2011Warfare and the Epidemiological TransitionCo-chaired by Charles Cobb, Professor, South Carolina Institute of Archaeology & Anthropology, University of South Carolina and Dawnie Steadman, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Binghamton UniversityThis project aimed to combine archaeological and biological methods to create an epidemiological model of the "topography of warfare" during the Mississippian period in the southeastern United States.
Waorani Warfare: A Biocultural PerspectiveNovember 8–9, 2011Waorani Warfare: A Biocultural PerspectiveCo-chaired by Steve Beckerman, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Pennsylvania State University; Pam Erickson, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Connecticut; and Jim Yost, Independent ScholarThis NSF Research Team Seminar was created to focus on advancing the research of a group of scholars on violence among the Waorani of eastern Ecuador, while expanding its relevance to research on human violence in general.

Sponsored by National Science Foundation

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