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Wednesday, October 9, 2013

AHMA Noon Colloquium: Daniel Boyarin: "Semantic Cartography: Mapping Ancient Threskeia"

Colloquium: Other UCB Archaeology | October 9 | 12-1:30 p.m. | 7205 Dwinelle Hall

Daniel Boyarin, UCB

Saturday, October 12, 2013

Andean Food crops for Your Garden

Presentation: Other UCB Archaeology | October 12 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

Monday, October 14, 2013

Indigenous Peoples Day Celebration

Special Event: Other UCB Archaeology | October 14 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. |  Bancroft Studio (2401 Bancroft)

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Friday, October 18, 2013

Memory as communication

Seminar: Other UCB Archaeology | October 18 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 5101 Tolman Hall

Peter Godfrey-Smith, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

American Indian Graduate Student Association Student Mixer

Social Event: Other UCB Archaeology | October 18 | 6-8 p.m. | 230 C Stephens Hall

Sunday, October 20, 2013

Fall Native Plant Sale Extravaganza

Sale: Other UCB Archaeology | October 20 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. |  UC Botanical Garden

Building for the Dead: Economics of Tomb Production During the Predynastic and Early Dynastic Period

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | October 20 | 2:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall

Marwa Helmi, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven

Friday, October 25, 2013

Merchant Networks and Collecting Cultures

Workshop: Other UCB Archaeology | October 25 | 12-2 p.m. | 308A Doe Library

Mark Meadow
, Professor, Department of History of Art and Architecture, UCSB; Paula Findlen, Ubaldo Pierotti Professor of Italian History, Department of History, Stanford University

Saturday, October 26, 2013

Yosemite and UC Berkeley: Partners in Research

Special Event: Other UCB Archaeology | October 26 | 5-8:30 p.m. | Valley Life Sciences Building, VLSB Courtyard and Room 2050

Dr. James L. Patton, Curator of Mammals and Emeritus Professor, Museum of Vertebrate Zoology

Doug McConnell, host of OpenRoad.tv and Bay Area Backroads; Lisa Murphy, Mather District Intepretive Supervisor

Yosemite and UC Berkeley: Partners in Research

Special Event: Other UCB Archaeology | October 26 | 5-8:30 p.m. | 2050 Valley Life Sciences Building

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Friday, November 1, 2013

Mapping and Its Discontents

Conference/Symposium: Other UCB Archaeology | November 1 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. | Brower Center, Tamalpais Room

Rebecca Solnit, Author, Unfathomable City: A New Orleans Atlas; Denis Wood, Geographer, Everything Sings

Laura Kurgan, Director, Spatial Information Design Lab, Columbia University; Robin Grossinger, Historical Ecology Program Manager, San Francisco Estuary Institute; Annette Kim, Director, MIT SLAB; Eve Blau, Architectural historian, Harvard Graduate School of Design

Monday, November 4, 2013

Fish as Boundary Objects: Eels, Carp and Lutefisk as agents in American Culinary History

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | November 4 | 4-6 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 221 (Gifford Room)

Richard Wilk, Professor, Indiana University

24th Pritchett Lecture: Brent Shaw (Princeton) "Lambs of God: An End of Human Sacrifice"

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | November 4 | 8-10 p.m. |  Alumni House

Brent Shaw, Princeton University

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Archaeological Destruction in Egypt: The El Hibeh Story

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | November 6 | 12-1 p.m. | 254 Barrows Hall

Professor Carol Redmount

Sunday, November 10, 2013

The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis' Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | November 10 | 2:30 p.m. | 110 Barrows Hall

John Adams, Independent Scholar and Author

Wednesday, November 13, 2013

A Brief History of Lying, 395 - 1723

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | November 13 | 5-7 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Dallas Denery, II, Associate Professor, History, Bowdoin College

Monday, November 18, 2013

Quantifying the Influence of CLimate Change on Human Conflict

Panel Discussion: Other UCB Archaeology | November 18 | 12-1 p.m. | Goldman School of Public Policy, 250 GSPP West

Marshall Burke, PhD candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, UC Berkeley; Edward Miguel, Oxfam Professor of Environmental and Resource Economics and Faculty Director of the Center for Effective Global Action, UC Berkeley

Professor Solomon Hsiang, Goldman School of Public Policy

Multiculturalism and the Legacy of Slavery in a European, North-American and Caribbean Perspective

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | November 18 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 201 Moses Hall

Cynthia Mcleod, Novelist and Activist

Thursday, November 21, 2013

The Anthropocene in California: An Eco-Archaeological Perspective

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | November 21 | 7:30-9 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Kent Lightfoot, Professor of Anthropology, UC Berkeley

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

American Heritage Dinner

Special Event: Other UCB Archaeology | November 27 | 6-8 p.m. | International House, Dining Hall, 2nd floor

Friday, January 10, 2014

Andean Archaeology Conference, Day 1: Institute of Andean Studies 54th Annual Meeting

Conference/Symposium: Other UCB Archaeology | January 10 | 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

Saturday, January 11, 2014

Andean Archaeology Conference, Day 2: Institute of Andean Studies 54th Annual Meeting

Conference/Symposium: Other UCB Archaeology | January 11 | 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m. | 112 Wurster Hall

Sunday, January 26, 2014

Lives of Ordinary Romans -- the Empire's 99% (AIA Lecture)

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | January 26 | 2 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Robert C. Knapp, Professor Emeritus, Classics, UC Berkeley

Friday, January 31, 2014

Enacting Buddhism: Perspectives on Cambodian Buddhist Painting

Panel Discussion: Other UCB Archaeology | January 31 | 3 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies ( Golden bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor)

Pattaratorn Chirapravati, Art Department, California State University Sacramento; Erik W. Davis, Religious Studies, Macalester College; Teri Yamada, Asian and Asian American Studies, California State University - Long Beach; Joel Montague, Collector of Cambodian Buddhist Art; Trent Walker, Ph.D. Candidate, Group in Buddhist Studies, UC Berkeley

Caverlee Cary, Institute of East Asian Studies, UC Berkeley

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined: Charles M. and Martha Hitchcock Lectures by Steven Pinker

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | February 4 | 4:10 p.m. | International House, Chevron Auditorium

Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Modern Art at the Border of Mind and Brain: Desire Lines in the Mind: Jonathan Fineberg

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | February 4 | 5:15 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens

Friday, February 7, 2014

Plotinus on the Inner Sense

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | February 7 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall

Sara Magrin, University of Montreal

Monday, February 10, 2014

What is Virtual Heritage?: Anthropology 290 Series Talk

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | February 10 | 4-6 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, Gifford Room

Dr. Erik Champion, Professor of Cultural Visualization, Curtin University

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Perspectives on Native Landscapes symposium

Conference/Symposium: Other UCB Archaeology | February 11 | 9 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Anna Head Alumnae Hall (2537 Haste St.)

Dr. Daniel Wildcat, Professor, Haskell Indian Nations University

Games-Serious or Otherwise-for and about Archaeology and Cultural Heritage

Workshop: Other UCB Archaeology | February 11 | 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | 2224 Piedmont (Center for Digital Archaeology ), room 12 (MACTiA lab)

Dr. Erik Champion, Professor of Cultural Visualization, Curtin University

Interpreting Difference - Aristotle, his Commentator, and the Metaphysics Text

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | February 11 | 5-6:30 p.m. | 3335 Dwinelle Hall | Note change in date

Mirjam Kotwick, University of Munich

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

How the Muslims of Canton saved China from a Spanish invasion in 1584: China, the Indian Ocean, and the Islamic world in the 16th century

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | February 12 | 4 p.m. |  Institute of East Asian Studies ( Golden bear Center, 1995 University Ave., 5th floor)

Zvi Ben-Dor Benite, Professor, History Department and Chair, Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University

Alan Karras, Associate Director, International and Area Studies (IAS), UC Berkeley

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

A General Theory of Visual Culture: Berkeley Book Chats

Presentation: Other UCB Archaeology | February 19 | 12-1 p.m. | Stephens Hall, Geballe Room, 220 Stephens Hall

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Reading Between the Lines:: Translation in Ancient Egypt

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | February 20 | 12-1 p.m. | Faculty Club, Lewis-Latimer Room

Emily Cole, Bancroft Library Study Award Recipient and doctoral candidate in Egyptology, UCLA

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Faking It: Forgery and Problems of Authenticity

Conference/Symposium: Other UCB Archaeology | February 22 | 10 a.m.-6 p.m. |  Wheeler Hall

Nick Wilding, Georgia State University

Monday, February 24, 2014

Book Talk with Author Sarah Jaquette Ray: The Ecological Other

Special Event: Other UCB Archaeology | February 24 | 4-6 p.m. | Wheeler Hall, 300 Wheeler Hall

Sarah Jaquette Ray

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Out of the Dark: Lefkandi in Euboea after 1200 BCE: The AIA Kress Lecture

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | February 25 | 7:30-9 p.m. | 370 Dwinelle Hall

Irene Lemos, Professor of Classics, Oxford University

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Sacred Mud: The Idea of Art in Bangladesh

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | February 27 | 5-7 p.m. | 308A Doe Library

Henry Glassie, Indiana University

Monday, March 3, 2014

John Austin Comes to Dinner: How Pragmemic Triggers get humans to the commensal table

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | March 3 | 4:10-6 p.m. | Kroeber Hall, 221 (Gifford Room)

William O. Beeman, Professor of Anthropology, University of Minnesota and Stanford University

Thursday, March 6, 2014

HTNM - Alex Galloway "The Cybernetic Hypothesis"

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | March 6 | 5 p.m. | Sutardja Dai Hall, 310 Banatao Auditorium

Alex Galloway, Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University

Monday, March 10, 2014

Transaction and Transformation: The Archaeological Story of Wampum

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | March 10 | 5:30-6 p.m. |  Badè Museum Gallery

Elizabeth S. Peña, Interim Director, Center for the Arts, Religion, and Education, GTU Adjunct Faculty, University of San Francisco

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

. . . desired and sought by the rest of the world . . .: The Circulation of Japanese and Mexican Art in the Colonial World

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | March 11 | 5:30-7 p.m. | 308A Doe Library

Sofia Sanabrais

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Ancient Persia meets colonial India: Histories portrayed on a Zoroastrian silver bowl

Lecture: Other UCB Archaeology | March 13 | 5-7 p.m. | Stephens Hall, 10 (CSAS Conf. Room)

Qamar Adamjee, Associate Curator of South Asian art, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco

Asad Q. Ahmed, Associate Professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies, Near Eastern Studies Department, UC Berkeley