Events

The Great Museum of the Sea

Tyler-Talman Recital Hall in the Sloan Music Center 323 Concord Road, Davidson, NC, United States

Co-sponsored by the Davidson College Public Lectures Committee and the Department of History

Holes in the Head: Violence and Skull-Surgery in Ancient Bolivia

Tyler-Talman Recital Hall in the Sloan Music Center 323 Concord Road, Davidson, NC, United States

Sara Juengst (Asst. Prof. of Anthropology, UNC Charlotte) Lecture Description:¬†As a bioarchaeologist, Juengst skeletons excavated from archaeological contexts in order to investigate past lifeways, considering topics such as power, food, community, and violence. Violent interactions resulting in major skeletal injury were common in the pre-Hispanic Andes, caused by shifting political power, resource scarcity, and community […]