Andean Studies Conference, Day 2: Institute for Andean Studies

Conference/Symposium: Other Cal Archaeology | January 6 | 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. | 160 Kroeber Hall

 John Rick, President, Institute for Andean Studies

 Archaeological Research Facility

A Map of Locations Relevant to the Meeting is available.

The program begins on FRIDAY (Day 1 of 2) provided in a separate posting.

Saturday, January 6th
SATURDAY MORNING 8 : 3 0 - 9 : 1 5

SATURDAY MORNING 9 : 1 5 - 1 1 : 3 0
NICOLE M. SLOVAK, Santa Rosa Junior College. Rediscovering an ancient archaeological collection from Peru: The Field Museum of Natural History’s Ancón collection

PATRICIA J. KNOBLOCH, Institute of Andean Studies. Following their footsteps: Revealing agency among the Wari

Break 10:15–10:30
KAREN OLSEN BRUHNS, Fundación Nacional de Arqueología de El Salvador (FUNDAR). The Huari in Ecuador

WARREN B. CHURCH, Columbus State University; KEITH MUSCUTT, University of California, Santa Cruz. Inticancha: A Wari enclave in Chachapoyas? (Reopening a cold case in a cold place)

SATURDAY MIDDAY 1 1 : 3 0 - 1 : 4 5
Poster session, 120 Kroeber Hall: 1:00‒1:45

SATURDAY AFTERNOON 1 : 4 5 - 5 : 0 0
SKYLER J. KEITER, University of Massachusetts Amherst; DANIELLE S. KURIN, University of California, Santa Barbara. Neurological deficiencies due to antemortem cranial trauma in the Chanka polity of Andean Peru (1000-1400 CE)

DOMINIKA SIECZKOWSKA, University of Warsaw; JOSÉ BASTANTE, Ministry of Culture, Cusco. Los resultados preliminares de las excavaciones en el sitio de Chachabamba en el Parque Arqueológico Nacional de Machupicchu

Break 2:45–3:00
DAVID O. BROWN, The University of Texas at Austin. Cochasquí and the late prehistory of the Northern Ecuadorian Highlands

RONALD D. LIPPI, University of Wisconsin Colleges; ALEJANDRA M. GUDIÑO, University of Missouri-Columbia; ESTANISLAO PAZMIÑO, Instituto Nacional de Patrimonio Cultural del Ecuador, Quito; ESTEBAN ACOSTA B., Arqueólogo, Cuenca, Ecuador. Palmitopamba: Yumbos and Incas near the northern fringe of Tawantinsuyu

Break 4:00–4:15
MIGUEL AGUILAR DÍAZ, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú. Incas y ancestros en el orden social y la arqueología de Pueblo Viejo de Recuay, S. XV – XVII

MELISSA S. MURPHY, University of Wyoming; CATHERINE GAITHER, Gaither Forensic Consulting, LLC; JEFFREY QUILTER, Peabody Museum, Harvard University. Entangled identities and subjectivities at Magdalena de Cao Viejo, Chicama Valley, Peru

SATURDAY EVENING 8 : 0 0 (Open to the public)
ANNA GUENGERICH, Vanderbilt University. Where mountain and forest meet: Toward a history of people and landscape in the Eastern Andes of Chachapoyas

President’s reception, Archaeological Research Facility

Posters will be on display throughout the conference in 120 Kroeber Hall. Poster authors will be available between 1:00 and 1:45 on Friday and Saturday.
ADAM BIRGE, The University of Texas at San Antonio. Transformations of Ritual and Movement along the Sajama Lines, Bolivia

MATTHEW E. BIWER, University of California, Santa Barbara. Recent paleoethnobotanical investigations at Cerro Baúl, Upper Moquegua Valley, Peru

CHRISTIANE CLADOS, Philipps University, Marburg. Borrowed from the ancestors: Inca tocapus and mechanisms of appropriation

KATHLEEN E. HUGGINS, University of California, Berkeley. Characterizing ceramic-surface topography from Chiripa, Bolivia, and beyond: A proposed technique, using RTI and image based automated quantitative analysis

JACEK KOŚCIUK, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology; MARIUSZ ZIÓŁKOWSKI, University of Warsaw; BARTŁOMIEJ ĆMIELEWSKI, Wroclaw University of Science and Technology. Multidisciplinary documentation of Fuerte de Samaipata

JENNIFER LARIOS, University of Michigan; TERRAH JONES, RUDI VANZIN, BRITTANY JACKSON, JACOB BONGERS, UCLA Cotsen Institute of Archaeology. Socioeconomic variation between household terraces: A preliminary analysis of the pottery from Casa Grande (PV57-42) in Chincha, Peru

RICHARD MIKSAD, University of Virginia; KENNETH WRIGHT, Wright Paleohydrological Institute. Saqsaywaman wall failure
IVANNA ROBLEDO, Universidad Nacional de San Cristóbal de Huamanga; DANIELLE KURIN, University of California, Santa Barbara. Putting a face to the past: A reconstructive technique for Andean Populations

NATALEA SCHAGER, JORDAN KOBYLT, NICHOLAS PINGITORE, ALEXEI VRANICH, University of California, Berkeley. Using modern technologies to better understand the Inca past at Saqsayhuaman.

M. A. DAGMARA SOCHA, Center of Precolumbian Studies of University of Warsaw. Children mummies from San Francisco, Yauca.

GEOFFREY L. TAYLOR, University of California, Berkeley; EMILY L. ROBERTS, State University of New York at Binghamton. A GIS spatial analysis of artifact distribution in domestic spaces from the city of Huari


  $40 Early registration,  $10 Student early registration,  $60 Registration after Jan 1 and at the door,  $20 Student registration after Jan 1 and at the door

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 Public talk and reception on Saturday evening.