Anthropology Special Topic Symposium

Friday, April 04, 2014 from 12:00 PM to 05:30 PM

The anthropology department has record number of participants in 17th Annual Research Colloquium

Please make plans to attend the University of Tulsa’s Anthropology Special Topic Symposium, "Anthropology Research Matters," a part of the 17th Annual Student Research Colloquium.  This year the anthropology department has a record number of participants across a wide array of topics and includes both graduate and undergraduate student presentors. This special symposium is scheduled from 12:00 PM – 5:15 PM, Friday, April 4, 2014 at Allen Chapman Activity Center, Great Hall B.  

Pure anthropological research seeks to study and explain biological, linguistic, and cultural aspects of past and present humanity. This session showcases the currentresearch of students from the department of anthropology and seeks todemonstrate why anthropological research is relevant to the broader public.(Written by Kelsey Clardy - Anthropology, Doctoral Student) 

 Schedule of Presentations:

12:00 PM Clardy, Kelsey 
BECOMING THE FACE OF ARCHAEOLOGY: THE IMPORTANCE OF AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRESENCE WITH THE PUBLIC 

12:20 PM Pirtle, Jenna 
'ARCHAEOLOGY IS ANTHROPOLOGY OR IT'S NOTHING': CREATING A MORE HUMAN EXPERIENCE AT THE MUSEUM 

12:40 PM Davalos Navarro, Dolores 
TOURISM AND RESEARCH IN THE CASAS GRANDES AREA 

1:00 PM Ivey, Kim 
WHAT CAN MEDICAL ANTHROPOLOGY TELL US ABOUT THE EFFECTS OF STRESS 

1:20 PM BREAK 

1:30 PM Mraz, Veronica 
ACROSS THE LANDSCAPE: AN EXAMINATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL AND CULTURAL CHANGES THROUGH ANALYSIS OF LATE PREHISTORIC LITHIC ASSEMBLAGES FROM NORTH CENTRAL OKLAHOMA. 

1:50 PM Miller, Melissa 
AN ATTRIBUTE APPROACH TO DIFFERENTIATING GEOFACTS FROM 
ARTIFACTS 

2:10 PM Odewale, Alicia 
THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE AMONG SOUTHEASTERN CREEK INDIANS 

2:30 PM BREAK 

2:40 PM Heffington, Hannah THE UTILIZATION OF GRANT MONEY FOR A CHEROKEEBASKETRY 
THESIS PROJECT 

3:00 PM Bell, Colleen A. 
WHAT WERE THEY THINKING?: TRACKING COGNITIVE EVOLUTION THROUGH THE MAJOR STAGES OF LITHIC INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENT 

3:20 PM Deere, Bobi 
SOUTHEASTERN ICONOGRAPHY: A QUANTITATIVE APPROACH 

3:40 PM BREAK 

3:50 PM Garner, Katie 
CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE ROLE IN HUMAN CULTURAL ADAPTATIONS: PALEO-ENVIRONMENT RECONSTRUCTION IN THE HOLOCENE OF CENTRAL TEXAS 

4:10 PM Gilcrease, Sarah 
FAUNAL ANALYSIS OF TOR HAMAR, JORDAN: IMPLICATIONS FOR EARLY HUMAN DIET AND LANDSCAPE USE 

4:35 PM McGuire, Heather 
TESTING THE PALEOECOLOGICAL FIDELITY OF TIME AND SPACE AVERAGED MICROMAMMAL ASSEMBLAGES IN GLADYSVALE, SOUTH AFRICA 

4:55 PM Brachtenbach, Travis 
PALEOECOLOGICAL RECONSTRUCTION: EVALUATION OF DZUDZUANA CAVE SITE MICROFAUNA 

For more information, please contact Kim Ivey: 918-631-2348 or Kim Ivey

 

Contact:
Kim Ivey
kim-ivey@utulsa.edu
918-631-2348