Archaeology Cafe

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Kate Sarther Gann
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(520) 882-6946, ext. 16

2018
30
Mar

Tumamoc Hill: More than a Place for a Good Hike

On Tuesday, February 6, 2018, Paul and Suzy Fish joined Bernard Siquieros to discuss "Tumamoc Hill: More than a Place for a Good Hike." A landmark of downtown Tucson, Tumamoc Hill rises 700 feet above the western edge of the Santa Cruz River. Today the location of a desert research center, numero...
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2018
30
Jan

Archaeology Under the Downtown Streets (and Runways)

When driving through construction or road work in downtown Phoenix, do you ever wonder just what might be found under our city streets? In this second in a series of Archaeology Cafes focused on Phoenix “underground,” Dr. Lindeman share some stories from his experiences leading archaeological ex...
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2018
19
Jan

700 years ago in Tucson: Making a Living in the Hohokam Classic Period

On Tuesday, December 12, 2017, archaeologist Mark Elson explores the time period A.D.1150 – 1450 in Tucson with a lively presentation entitled 700 years ago in Tucson: Making a Living in the Hohokam Classic Period.
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2018
03
Jan

Mimbres: History and Politics, Then and Now

On Tuesday, December 5, 2017, Dr. Steve Lekson visitedTucson to explore the roles modern history and politics have played in our understanding of the 11th century societies of southwestern New Mexico. Lekson recently completed a study of Chaco archaeology framed by the history and politics of “Pue...
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2017
12
Dec

Phoenix Archaeology Under the Freeways

Over the past decades, thanks to archaeological investigations in advance of new freeway construction, much has been learned about Phoenix’s history and the lives of the people who lived in the Valley in the past. Dr. Todd Bostwick was involved in many of these investigations, and he will give Caf...
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2017
31
Oct

Early Agriculture in the Tucson Basin

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2017
09
May

The Growth and Promise of Historical Archaeology in Academia and CRM

Dr. Teresita Majewski, esteemed historical archaeologist and Vice President of SRI, Inc., joined us for an evening of conversation about historical archaeology at our May Café.
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2017
27
Apr

Discussing the Edge of Salado

On April 18, 2017, Lewis Borck presented “Discussing the Edge of Salado: Connections and Disconnections.”
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2017
12
Apr

When Social Networks Hurt

DOWNLOAD THE HANDOUT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TALK HERE: http://www.archaeologysouthwest.org/pdf/Archaeology-Cafe-Handout_Hollenback.pdf On April 4, 2017, Dr. Kacy Hollenback (SMU) discussed instances in which social networks led to increased vulnerability in certain disaster contexts (such as small...
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2017
28
Mar

Inclusive Ideologies and Social Mechanisms

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE HANDOUT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TALK On March 21, 2017, Bill Doelle and Jeff Clark will talked about “Inclusive Ideologies and Social Mechanisms— Two Ancient Examples from along the Gila River,” their latest research endeavor. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yX4u-YEv3Y...
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2017
10
Mar

Ute, Comanche, and Pueblo Interaction in the Northern Rio Grande

CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE HANDOUT ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TALK. On March 7, Dr. Lindsay Montgomery (University of Arizona) presented "Ute, Comanche, and Pueblo Interaction in the Northern Rio Grande" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tpMrXH20hcM
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2017
28
Feb

Flagstaff’s Ancient Connections

In this Archaeology Café video, Peter Pilles explores Flagstaff-area archaeology and what it reveals about connections to other regions of the Southwest. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXkSG2K6boc <a href="/what-we-do/information/video/"><img class="alignleft size-full wp-image-2419...
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