Advanced Seminars

2012

Disturbing Bodies: A Relational Exploration of Forensic Archaeological PracticeMarch 25–29, 2012Disturbing Bodies: A Relational Exploration of Forensic Archaeological PracticeCo-chaired by Zoë Crossland, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Columbia University and Rosemary A. Joyce, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of California, BerkeleyThe aim of this seminar was to discuss the values and beliefs that underlie forensic exhumation, and to explore the tensions that arise in the practice of forensic archaeological work.
Multiple Perspectives on the Evolution of ChildhoodNovember 4–8, 2012Multiple Perspectives on the Evolution of ChildhoodCo-chaired by Alyssa N. Crittenden, Lincy Foundation Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Nevada, Las Vegas and Courtney L. Meehan, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Washington State UniversityResearch into the evolution of childhood and the diversity of children's experiences around the world attracted significant attention in recent years. However, an international group of scholars had yet to come together to address divergent views and integrate current theoretical and methodological divides. This seminar convened in order to bring that divergent group of scholars and research together.
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