MSU at the Midwest Archaeological Conference

MSU at the Midwest Archaeological Conference

Next week is the annual Midwest Archaeological Conference (October 10-12, 2019) in Mankato, MN. Below is a list of dates and times of all MSU presentations. This includes past, present, and retired MSU graduate students and faculty. Included is a poster on the Campus Archaeology Oral History project that you should check out!

This blog post will be updated as more schedule information is provided.

Friday, October 11th

9:30 am – 11:30 pm Poster Symposium
Settlement/Landscape and Artifact Studies

  • Sean Dunham:
    • If it’s a good place to camp…

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm Paper Symposium
Studies in Historical Archaeology

  • Jessica Yann
    • Eighteenth Century Trade and Politics of the Potawatomi of the St. Joseph & Kankakee River Valleys

Saturday, October 12th

9:00 am – 12:00 pm Paper Symposium
Applications of Advanced Technology in Archaeology

  • Geoffrey Jones and Nikki Klarmann (MSU):
    • Magnetic Susceptibility Reconnaissance at the Tobias Site

9:30 am – 11:30 pm Poster Symposium
Archaeological Practice and Bioarchaeology

  • Autumn Painter and A.L. McMichael:
    • Campus as Laboratory: An Oral History of MSU’s Campus Archaeology Program

9:30 am – 11:30 pm Paper Symposium
Ritual as Function and Process in Midcontinental Pit Features

  • Sean Dunham:
    • Pits as Place: An exploration of the socio-cultural significance of cache pits

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm Paper Symposium
Plants, Animals, and People

  • William A. Lovis, G. William Monaghan†, Daniel R. Hayes, Kathryn C. Egan-Bruhy, with contributions by Jessica L. Yann:
    • Floodplain Cucurbit Dispersal during the Late Woodland Period ca. 974-1150  cal AD: An Example from the Detroit River, Michigan (or) “Bill’s Seed”.
  • Jeffrey Painter:
    • Cooking Up a Common Ground: Vessel Use and Social Interactions at Morton Village

Author: Autumn Painter

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