Conference 2013 Information

 

Western Bioarchaeology Group (WeBiG)

First Annual Conference

October 11th-12th 2013

University of California Berkeley

 

Annual Conference Theme 2013: “Context”

Schedule of Events

All events will take place on the UC Berkeley Campus, see link with campus map

Friday October 11th, 2013

4:00pm – 7:30 pm: Registration

8:00pm-9:00pm: Plenary Speaker : Dr. Jane Buikstra (Arizona State University)*: “21st Century Bioarchaeology: Challenges and Opportunities“.  

Location: Wurster Auditorium (112 Wurster Hall) University of California, Berkeley

THE PLENARY TALK IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

9:15pm -10:30pm: Welcome Reception

 Location: Archaeological Research Facility, Called the 2251 College Building on campus map **NOTE  this building is on campus NOT College Ave** see campus map. 

Saturday October 12th, 2013

**NOT **OPEN TO PUBLIC MUST BE REGISTERED PARTICIPANT

Location: Wurster Auditorium (112 Wurster Hall) University of California, Berkeley

8:30am- : Registration

9:00am-9:20am Invited Speaker: Dr. Corina Kellner (Northern Arizona University): “ Isotopic Dietary Analyses: Using Modern Hair to Understand Past Populations”

9:20am-9:40am Invited Speaker: Dr. Sandra Hollimon (Santa Rosa Junior College): “Bioarchaeology and Identities: Contextual Approaches”

9:40am-10:00am Break

10:00am -12:00pm Poster Session I (session I posters down at 12:00pm)

12:00pm-1:30pm Lunch Break

1:30pm-1:50pm Invited Speaker: Dr. Debra Martin (University of Nevada, Las Vegas): “Bioarchaeological Data on Violence in Prestate Societies: Is There a Sound Bite or a Take-Home Message?”

1:50pm-2:10pm Invited Speaker: Dr. Haagen Klaus (George Mason University): “The Bioarchaeology of Eten: Using Multiple Lines of Archaeological Context to Understand Postcontact Health Variation in the Lambayeque Valley, Peru

2:10pm-2:30pm Break

2:30pm-4:30pm Poster Session II (session II posters down at 4:00pm)

 

FOR INFORMATION OR QUESTIONS CONTACT: webigconference[at]gmail.com

 

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