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Previous Colloquia

Fall 2017 Anthropology Colloquia Speaker Series

September 21, 2017 Dr. Katherine Starkweather, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. "Variance in the Sexual Division of Labor: Women's Work, Men's Parenting, and Nutritional Outcomes in a Boat-Dwelling Community."

September 28, 2017 Dr. Andreas Berghanel, Post Doctoral Fellow at the University of New Mexico. "Plasticity in Early Development: How Life HIstory Tradeoffs Shape Growth Variation."

October 26, 2017 Dr. Shara Bailey, New York University Department of Anthropology, Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology. "New Clues About Modern Human Origins: Insights from Morocco."

Spring 2017 Anthropology Colloquia Speaker Series

February 9, 2017 Dr. Laura Fortunato, Associate Professor in the Department of Anthropology at Oxford University.  "Revisiting the effect of red on competition in humans."


March 2, 2017 Dr. Sandi Copeland, Archaeologist and Acting Resource Management Team Leader of the Environmental Stewardship Group, Los Alamos National Laboratory. “Strontium isotope investigation of a possible Pleistocene large mammal migration on the now-submerged coastal plain of South Africa”


March 9, 2017 Dr. Jeun Kim, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Departments of Anthropology & Scientific Computing, Florida State University. "Are we looking at the same bone? The new fully-computational, objective age-at-death estimation methods using 3D scans of the pubic symphysis."


March 23, 2017 Dr. Erick Robinson, Assistant Research Scientist (Postdoc) Department of Anthropology, University of Wyoming. "Human Paleodemography of the Terminal Pleistocene and Holocene in the Western US: The Radiocarbon Record."


March 30, 2017 Dr. Laura Zanotti, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Purdue University.  “From Presence to Influence: Examining the Politics of Indigenous Representation in Global Environmental Governance.“


April 6, 2017 Dr. Margaret Crofoot, Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of California at Davis. “Collective Behavior in Complex Societies: Conflict, cooperation and compromise in primate groups”


April 13, 2017  Dr. Shane Macfarland, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology University of Utah.  “Labor exchange and social support in a smallholder economy: Integrating behavioral ecology and political economic theory.”


April 27, 2017  Dr. Daniel Antoine, Curator of Physical Anthropology, British Museum London UK.  "Egyptian Mummies: Exploring Ancient Lives."


May 4, 2017 Dr. Catherine Rhodes, Visiting Lecturer III, Department of Anthropology, University of New Mexico. "Being and Becoming: Processes of Maya Social Identification in the Yucatan Today"