Celebrating the Social Life of Things: National Archaeology Day at UM 10/20/12

Celebrating the Social Life of Things: National Archaeology Day at UM
9:30am-5pm, October 20, 2012
University of Miami Lowe Art Museum
1301 Stanford Drive
Coral Gables, FL

All events are free and open to the public. RSVP at http://www.as.miami.edu/ArchaeologyDay/

Every October, the Archaeological Institute of America and other archaeological organizations across the United States, Canada, and abroad present archaeological programs and activities for people of all ages and interests.  The event at the Lowe Art Museum explores the traditions, new technologies, discoveries, and revelations about human experience that are all part of the exploration of human history.

Speakers:
John Gifford, UM CAS Departments of Anthropology and Marine Affairs
            "Little Salt Spring, Florida: A Unique Underwater Site"
Michelle Williams, Florida Public Archaeology Network 
            “Medicinal Plants and Pathologies Among the Windover Population of Florida”
William J. Pestle, UM CAS Department of Anthropology
"Moving Food, Moving People: Human Dietary Variation in the Ancient Atacama Desert, northern Chile"
Traci Ardren, UM CAS Department of Anthropology
            “Trading Tastes: The Role of Cuisine in Trading Relations at Xuenkal, Yucatan, Mexico”
Pamela Geller, UM CAS Department of Anthropology
            “Your Obedient Servant: Seminole Indians and the Samuel G. Morton Crania Collection”
Maureen Mahoney, Seminole Tribe of Florida 
            “The Role of Tribal Archaeology in Cultural Resources Management”
Terence Anderson, UM School of Law
            "When Wigmore Meets the Last Wedge"
William Scott Green, UM CAS Department of Religious Studies
            "Portrait of a Galilean Village"
David Graf, UM CAS Department of Religious Studies
            "Glimpses of Arabia’s International Aromatics Trade"

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