Brown Bag Talks for Fall 2010

Talks are held
Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 PM
Rhode Island Hall, Room 108
Brown University, 60 George Street, Providence, RI


September 16th
Allison Davis (Brown University)

Excavations at Yuthu: A Community Study of an Early Village in Cusco, Peru (400 – 100 BC)

September 23rd
Jeffrey Becker and Jessica Nowlin (Brown University)

Orientalizing Infant Tombs at Gabii: Discovery, Documentation, and Interpretation

September 30th
Ian Russell (Brown University)

The Ethics of Oblivion: Against Archaeology’s Hypermodern Heritage

October 7th
Steven Ellis (University of Cincinnati)

IPads, etc.: Collecting Field Data the Easy Way, New Tools for Recording the Past

October 14th
Benjamin Anderson (Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art)

The Cupola Paintings of Qusayr ‘Amra: From Art History to Archaeology and Back Again

October 21st
Thomas Leppard (Brown University)

Examining Similarities and Differences in Agriculturalist Maritime Expansions: The Lapita, Saladoid, and Cardial-Impressed Phenomena in Comparative Perspective

October 28th
Emanuela Bocancea and Timothy Sandiford (Brown University)

Dammed!  Exploring an Ancient Water Management System in Wadi Beqaa (Petra, Jordan)

November 4th
Marta Ostovich (Boston University)

Excavation of a Muslim Kitchen at Torre d’en Galmes, Menorca, Spain

November 18th
John Marston (Brown University)

Land Use and Abuse in Ancient Anatolia

December 2nd
Michael Heckenberger (University of Florida)

Haffenreffer Museum Pizza Roundtable Discussion with Amazonian Archaeologist Michael Heckenberger
To be held at 1:00 in the Haffenreffer Museum at Manning Hall

December 9th
Susanne Moraw (Brown University)

Homer’s Odyssey in Late Antiquity: Return to Ithaka