AGSA Symposium 2013

2013 AGSA Symposium Schedule
Date: Friday, April 26, 2013 Location: SSB 101
Breakfast, Lunch, and snacks will be provided throughout the day

9:00 – 9:25am – Amy Rothschild
Heroes or Perpetrators? Transitional Justice and the Historical Memory of East Timor’s 1983 Kraras Uprising

9:30 – 9:55am – Mikael Fauvelle
Staple Finance versus Prestige Exchange: Testing Models for the Emergence of Social Inequality in Southern California

10:00 – 10:25am – Corinna Most
Visual Orientation as Indicator of Infant Social Awareness in Wild Olive Baboons (Papio anubis)

10:25 – 10:40am – Break

10:40 – 11:05am – Erica Fontana
Virtual Histories: Performance, Participation, and Technology in Reconstructing the Polish Past

11:10 – 11:35am – Matt Sitek
Taypi, a View from the Middle (Court): analysis of liminal space in provincial Tiwanaku monumental architecture (Omo M10A)

11:40 – 12:05pm – Caroline Horton
The Human Prefrontal Cortex: Implications for the Evolution of the Social Brain

12:10 – 1:30pm – Lunch

1:30 – 1:55pm – Kevin Henner
Contagion and Cultural Change

2:00 – 2:25pm – Jordan Haug
“For your practicals you learn to eat souls”: The university in Misiman and Western cosmologies

2:30 – 2:55pm – Jérémy Lemarié
Subcultural and urban complexities of commodifying and transnationalizing the California surf culture: A case study of Huntington Beach ‘Surf City USA’

2:55 – 3:10pm – Break

3:10 – 3:35pm – Kathleen Bennallack
Preliminary Excavation at Wadi Fidan 61: A Multi-Period Neolithic Site in Faynan, Southern Jordan

3:40 – 4:05pm – Kyle Knabb
The archaeology of small-scale farming in the rugged landscape of Wadi al-Feidh, southern Jordan

4:10 – 4:35pm – Ian Jones
The ‘Araba Copper Industry in the Islamic Period: The View from Faynan

4:40 – 4:45pm – Closing Remarks

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