Speaker Series

Spring 2006

Wednesday, January 25, 2006
Christian Williamson, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, Syracuse University
“The St. Mary's Cemetery Removal Project”
Wednesday, February 1, 2006
Whitney Battle-Baptiste Postdoctoral Fellow Africana Studies & Research Center at Cornell University
"Critical Conversations: Oral History, Descendant Communities and African Diaspora Archaeology"
Wednesday, February 8, 2006
Susan Wadley, Professor of Anthropology, Syracuse University  
"Transforming Weddings in Rural India: Borrowing from Bollywood"
Thursday, February 9, 2006
Shannon A. Novak, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, Idaho State University 
"Message in a Body:  What Skeletons Can Tell Us About Violent Events"
Thursday, February 23, 2006
Michele Buzon, Killam Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta 
"A Bioarchaeological Perspective on Egyptian Colonialism in New Kingdom Nubia" 

Monday, February 27, 2006
Celeste Gagnon, PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Feeding Inequality: Bioarchaeological Investigations in the  Moche Valley, Perú"
Wednesday, March 8, 2006
Theresa Devasahayam, Graduate of the Department of Anthropology, Syracuse University
“As Different as Chalk and Cheese?”: Human Rights and the Spectrum of Non-Governmental Organizations Advocating for Foreign Domestic Worker Issues in Singapore" 

Wednesday, March 22, 2006
Wazi Apoh, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, Binghamton University
"Entanglements with Dual Colonialism:  Preliminary Archaeological Insights into German and British Colonial Settlement at Kpando, Ghana"
Wednesday, March 29, 2006
Stephan Lenik, Graduate Student, Department of Anthropology, Syracuse University
"Understanding Diversity Among the Carib of Dominica, West Indies"
Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Charles E. Orser, Jr., Distinguished Professor of Anthropology, Illinois State University
"An Historical Archaeology of Consumption: Lessons and Questions from Nineteenth-Century Ireland"
Wednesday, April 12, 2006
John Gay
"Ethnicity and Nationalism in Liberia: Kwii is the Key"
Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Dale Tomich, Professor of History and Sociology, Binghamton University
"Making the Cuban Sugar Frontier, 1792-1870: A Spatial History"