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Virtual Symposium: Color in Ancient Tennessee

The Parthenon 2500 West End Avenue, Nashville, TN, United States

Join us for a free virtual talk on Tuesday, November 15, at 12 PM Central. This Virtual Symposium is free and open to the public. ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM: Dr. Kevin Smith, archaeologist and professor at Middle Tennessee State University, will share his archaeological work to understand the pigments and colors used by Native Americans right […]

Dr. Steve Warren

University of Iowa campus (exact location TBA) Iowa City, IA, United States

Dr. Steve Warren (University of Iowa) will discuss his recent research on community-engaged research and collaborations between the three federally-recognized Shawnee tribes and state archaeologists and historians to protect Hopewell mound complexes in Ohio.

NAGPRA and the Challenge of Tribal Sovereignty in Removal States

116 Art Building West (ABW) 141 N Riverside Dr, Iowa City, IA, United States

Even before 1990, and the passage of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, Native nations forcibly removed from their Midwestern homelands have worked to protect their ancestors’ right to eternal rest. NAGPRA has been a powerful tool in this centuries-long struggle. The results have been mixed. Thanks, in part, to lax state cemetery […]

Producing Domesticity: a bioarchaeology of domestic labor in Irish immigrants, 19th-century New York City

Education Center rm 118 College of Charleston, CHARLESTON, SC, United States

A lecture by Dr. Alanna Warner-Smith, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. The rise of industrial capitalism not only restructured labor and class, but also reconfigured the intimate spaces of the home and everyday life. As the workplace moved out of the home, the home was idealized as private and separate from the market. […]

Dr. Leanne Bablitz: “Where have all the courtrooms gone?: Are they hiding in plain sight?”

Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture (MAC) 2316 West 1st Avenue, Spokane, WA, United States

In many western cultures legal activities are accommodated within purpose-built structures, most commonly, the courthouse. While within Roman culture some building types were linked with specific activities, the assignation of a specific structure type for legal activities only, such as preliminary hearings, arbitrations, and trials, did not occur. Using ancient evidence (literary texts, artistic representations, […]