Lisa J. Lucero

2013, October 8–10
Changing the Atmosphere: Anthropological Engagement with Climate ChangeShort SeminarChanging the Atmosphere: Anthropological Engagement with Climate ChangeThis SAR short seminar examined the commonalities and schisms that permeate anthropological approaches to climate change, and looked to the future to configure mutual frontiers of research and engagement.
2009, January 15–17
IHOPE–Maya: Tropical Sustainability from an Ancient ContextShort SeminarIHOPE–Maya: Tropical Sustainability from an Ancient ContextTen archaeologists interested in semitropical ecosystems and working primarily in the Maya Lowlands gathered to discuss what their data sets can tell us about the impact that early civilization had on the biophysical environment, as well as how such information can grant useful knowledge to humans living on an overexploited planet today.
Memory WorkSAR Press PublicationMemory Work: Archaeologies of Material PracticesMemory making is a social practice that links people and things together across time and space and ultimately has material consequences. The intersection of matter and social practice becomes archaeologically visible through the deposits created during social activities. The contributors to this volume share a common goal to map out the different ways in which to study social memories in past societies programmatically and tangibly.
2005, February 16–18
Short SeminarThe Archaeology of Ritual, Memory, and MaterialityThis seminar explored innovative methods brought to bear on “purposeful deposits” from activities that arrange or order objects in the archaeological record—for instance, weapons hoards in Europe, dedicatory offerings in Pueblo buildings, and votive deposits in Maya temples.

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