Please see below for the last of our Spring program, along with other talks and events, and some details about things to come in the fall.
The 3rd Annual Debates in Archaeology Symposium, Theme: “The Archaeology of Captivating Technology: Making, Wonder, and Power in Material Perspective”: September 24 & 25, 2021
Archaeology Centre Executive board members Dr. Sarah Murray and Dr. Carl Knappett have organized the upcoming Debates in Archaeology Symposium on the theme “The Archaeology of Captivating Technology: Making, Wonder, and Power in Material Perspective” (see the attached precis and poster for details). We will have a new structure, with Flash Talks (5 minutes per speaker) and discussion on Friday, September 24. On Saturday, September 25, there will be a series of short papers and open debate (20-25 minutes per speaker). We will share further updates about the symposium format (hybrid in-person & virtual or entirely virtual) and the detailed program over the summer, so stay tuned!
Prof. Ted Banning was featured in the Archaeotech podcast episode on March 18th for his recent publication in American Antiquity on sampling in archaeological research. Check it out! The podcast is also available on YouTube.
Faunal Interest Group Meeting – Friday, April 9th @ 12pm
The FIG will be meeting this coming Friday, April 9th @ 12pm. For further details about the topic and Zoom link, contact group organizer, Danielle Desmarais email@example.com.
Coming Up in April 2021
Friday, April 9th @ 3-5pm (Central European Summer Time) – Lecture and Panel Discussion: the Future of Mediterranean Archaeology – Plenary lecture by Dr. Craig Cipolla on, “Becoming Collaborative Archaeologists”
The University of Amsterdam presents a plenary lecture by Dr. Craig Cipolla (ROM & UofT) on “Becoming Collaborative Archaeologists”, followed by a panel discussion on “The Future of Mediterranean Archaeology.” The panelists include, Dr. Heleen van Londen (University of Amsterdam), Prof. Vladimir Stissi (University of Amsterdam), and Dr. Marjolijn Kok (Bureau Archaeology and the Future, the Netherlands). The event is free and registration is required. The lecture and discussion will be in English and Dutch with a live translator.
Thursday, April 22nd @ 5pm ET – The AIA Student Affairs Interest Group and the SCS Graduate Student Committee present Elizabeth Heintges on, “Forgetting Sextus Pompey: the bellum Siculum and Vergil’s Aeneid”
The AIA’s Student Affairs Interest Group (SAIG) and SCS’s Graduate Student Committee (GSC) are pleased to announce the 2021 SAIG/GSC Dissertation Lecture! On Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 5:00 pm EST, Elizabeth Heintges, doctoral candidate at Columbia University and inaugural SAIG/GSC Dissertation Lecturer, will present “Forgetting Sextus Pompey: the bellum Siculum and Vergil’s Aeneid.”Please see the attached poster for more details. A full abstract of the talk can be found on SAIG’s website and in the lecture’s Facebook event. Please register here in advance of this virtual lecture.
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Thursday, April 22nd @ 6pm ET – The APANB-AAPNB lecture series presents Dr. Bonnie Newsom on, “Legacies, Language, and Learning: Indigenizing shell heap research at Acadia National Park, Maine”
The APANB-AAPNB lectures series presents Dr. Bonnie Newsom (University of Maine) on, “Legacies, Language, and Learning: Indigenizing shell heap research at Acadia National Park, Maine.” Please register to attend and see poster for details about the lecture.
Tuesday, April 27th @ 6pm – The AIA presents Dr. Neeraja Poddar on “Mapping a South Asian Sacred Journey: The Gosainkund Pilgrimage Painting at Philadelphia Museum of Art”
The AIA Toronto and The Archaeology Centre presents Dr. Neeraja Poddar (Associate Curator of South Asian Art, Philadelphia Museum of Art) who will give a talk on “Mapping a South Asian Sacred Journey: The Gosainkund Pilgrimage Painting at Philadelphia Museum of Art.” The lecture is free and open to the public. See the attached poster for details and registration can be found here.
Funding, Awards, PhD Positions, and Job Opportunities
University Lecturer in Palaeolithic Archaeology, University of Cambridge – Closing date: April 16th 2021
The University of Cambridge Department of Archaeology is hiring a permanent position for Lecturer in Palaeolithic Archaeology, starting September 1, 2021 or soon thereafter. The successful candidate will be active in research and committed to teach in Palaeolithic Archaeology, and will initiate an ambitious new phase in Cambridge’s long-term prominence in this field. The post-holder will take a full share of teaching within the range of core and thematic papers and modules taught within the Department at all levels, from first year undergraduate to doctoral research. Duties of the role will also include examination, assessment, administration, and outreach. Applications should include a covering letter indicating the nature of the contribution you would make to teaching and research (current and future), a curriculum vitae, including an up-to-date list of publications, and the names and contact details of THREE referees who can be contacted to provide a reference. Referees will be contacted by the University as soon as possible after submission of an application. Please see the attached document for details about the position and application process.
Calls for Papers
Rock and Roll: 13th International Symposium on Knappable Materials: Multiscalar Characterization of Raw Materials – Paper submission deadline: July 1st, 2021 The ISKM Organizing Committee has released a Call for Papers for their 13th International Symposium on Knappable Materials (October 4-7th 2021) that will be held virtually in Tarragona. Please see the attached document for further details on the available session themes and information about submitting papers for the conference.