Networks at Play: Sports and the Archaeology of Community in a WWII Japanese American Incarceration Center
Start Date: Sep 25, 2020 - 10:00am
Location: Presented via Zoom
On Friday, September 25 at 10 am, Dr. April Kamp-Whittaker presented 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.
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)