Networks at Play: Sports and the Archaeology of Community in a WWII Japanese American Incarceration Center

Departmental Event

Start Date: Sep 25, 2020 - 10:00am

Location: Presented via Zoom

On Friday, September 25 at 10 am, Dr. April Kamp-Whittaker will present her talk  Networks at Play: Sports and the Archaeology of Community in a WWII Japanese American Incarceration Center  as part of the Anthropology Colloquia Speaker Series.  The talk will be presented via zoom.  You can access the talk here.  There is no passcode.

April Kamp-Whittaker is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of New Mexico, Department of Anthropology and Co-field Director of the University of Denver Amache Project. Her research at Amache, a WWII Japanese American Incarceration Center has focused on the archaeology of community and the development of social networks and neighborhoods. She has worked on historical and prehistoric projects across the U.S. and tries to find new ways to connect audiences to archaeology through public presentations, exhibits, and curriculum.  

Hosted by the Department of Anthropology and the Alfonso Ortiz Center for Intercultural Studies, the Department Colloquia Speaker Series will be held virtually via Zoom on Fridays at 10 am.  Upcoming speakers include (more details forthcoming): 

Oct 2 Katherine Peck (UNM)
Oct 9 Shamsi Berry (Western Michigan)
Oct 16 Manvir Singh (Harvard)
Oct 23 Milena Carvalho (UNM)
Dec 4 Helen Davis (Harvard)
Dec 11 Amanda Lea (Princeton)