Life and Labor in the Industrial Frontier: Archaeology of the Samuel Adams Limekilns, Santa Cruz, California
Lecture: ARF Brownbag: Other Cal Archaeology | November 15 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
David Hyde, University of California, Berkeley Department of Anthropology
Beginning in the 1850s a lime extraction and processing industry took root in Santa Cruz County, California, supplying the American West Coast with a critical construction and manufacturing material. Over the subsequent 70 years, the industry shifted from being comprised of number of independently owned and operated operations to being monopolized by a single regional conglomerate. Throughout... More >
Lecture: ARF Brownbag | November 29 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Christine Hastorf, Director, Archaeological Research Facility, University of California, Berkeley Department of Anthropology
This project is gathering ethnographic information of how contemporary dwellers talk about, engage with, and conceive of their landscape.
Lecture: ARF Brownbag | January 24 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Ed Carriere; Dale Croes, Washington State University
Ed Carriere and Dale Croes have been working with the U of Washington Burke Museum to replicate 2,000 year old waterlogged archaeological basketry found in the early 1960s from along the Snoqualmie River near Seattle.
The Palatine East Pottery Project: The Study and On-Line Publication of 20 Tons of Pottery from Downtown Rome
Lecture: ARF Brownbag | January 31 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
During the period 1989-1996 the American Academy in Rome undertook the excavation of large mid- to late-imperials structure located at the foot of the northeast slope of the Palatine Hill in downtown Rome. The speaker is in charge of the study and publication of the ca. 20 metric tons of Roman-period pottery recovered in the course of this project. The assemblage, what spans most of the first... More >
Lecture: ARF Brownbag | February 7 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 2251 College (Archaeological Research Facility)
Trent Trombley, University of California, Berkeley Department of Anthropology
Human dentition and the accompanying oral cavity is a dense source of biocultural information and has enjoyed a long history of anthropological fascination. Analyses have ranged from establishing biological affinity in archaeological communities via dental metric and non-metric traits, to larger evolutionary questions of morphology. However, dental tissues have seldom been analyzed for their... More >