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February 21, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Adam DiBattista, PhD Candidate, The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA

The early Iron Age was a time of profound social change in Greece in which new ideas about materials like bone and ivory develop. At the same time, textual and iconographic evidence speaks to the importance of animals and animal sacrifice in the Greek world. As the remnants of living animals, objects made from tooth or bone carry special potential for the creation and negotiation of meaning.

Fowler A222
Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
February 23, 2018
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Miriam Stark, Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawai'i

The Mekong Basin that Angkorian Khmers inhabited was a watery world. Annual monsoon rains dictated their farming and shaped their mobility, and short-term droughts that followed each year’s rainy season drove Khmers to dig household ponds and temple reservoirs. Chinese, Khmer and Cham histories include a Khmer origin story in which a foreign ruler conquers and marries a local serpent princess, and the bride’s father drains the local waters to create farmland for his daughter’s new dynasty.

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
Lenart Auditorium (Fowler A103B)
Sonali Gupta-Agarwal sonaliga@ioa.ucla.edu
February 28, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Jade d'Alpoim Guedes, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, UC San Diego

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu 310-825-4169
March 7, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Joseph Lehner, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Central Florida

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
March 9, 2018
3:00pm to 5:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Marc McCoy, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Southern Methodist University

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
March 14, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Speaker: Michael Moore, PhD Candidate, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA

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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
April 6, 2018
3:00pm to 5:00pm
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Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu
April 19, 2018
4:00pm to 6:00pm

April 27, 2018
3:00pm to 4:00pm

Speaker: Dr. Giorgio Buccellati

Fowler A222
Matthew Swanson mswanson@ioa.ucla.edu