A Window on Human Persistence Amid Major Climatic Change: The Late Pleistocene-Holocene site of Goda Buticha, Ethiopia
Start Date: Apr 09, 2021 - 10:00am
Location: Presented via Zoom
Dr. Osbjorn Pearson will present his talk A Window on Human Persistence Amid Major Climatic Change: The Late Pleistocene-Holocene site of Goda Buticha, Ethiopia on Friday, April 9 at 10 am as part of the Spring 2021 Anthropology Colloquia Speaker Series. You can access the talk here. There is no passcode.
Osbjorn Pearson is a Professor in the Department of Anthropology at UNM, where he has taught since 1999. His research interests include the origin of modern humans and the functional adaptations of bones. Since 2007 he has collaborated with Drs. Zelalem Assefa, David Pleurdeau, Erella Hovers, Asfawossen Asrat, and others on the excavation and analysis of materials from Goda Buticha, Ethiopia.
Hosted by the Department of Anthropology, the Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies, and the Latin American and Iberian Institute (LAII) the Department Colloquia Speaker Series will be held virtually via Zoom on Fridays at 10 am, and will be made available on our You Tube account following the event. Upcoming speakers include (more details forthcoming):
April 16 Jada Benn Torres (Vanderbilt University)
April 23 Nicholas Emlen (University of Tübingen)
April 30 Suzanne Gaskins (Northeastern Illinois)
May 7 Zwedi Tsegai (Max Planck Institute)