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Evan Anders Carlson

C.Phil in Archaeology, UCLA (2013)
MA in Anthropology, Columbia University (2010)
BA in Classical and Near Eastern Civilizations, Greek, and Computer Science, Creighton University (2008)


Curriculum Vitae

Fax: 310-206-4723
E-mail: eacarlsn@ucla.edu

Subfield

Near Eastern Archaeology

Research Interests

My research concerns the structure and dynamics of newly founded territorial capitals in late 2nd Millennium BC Iraq and Iran, the settlement systems related to these capitals, and how these cities and settlement systems compare to earlier cities and city-states in the region.

Publications

2014 (in press). Inscribed and Uninscribed Spaces in Al Untash Napirisha: Interaction and Segregation in a Late 2nd Millennium de novo Capital. Iran 52: 29-52.

Coins of Domuztepe Excavations

Grants and Awards

2013 Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship
2012-13 Graduate Research Mentorship
2012 Graduate Summer Research Mentorship
2011 Graduate Summer Research Mentorship
2010 ASOR Annual Meeting Travel Grant

Advisors

Elizabeth Carter
Lothar von Falkenhausen
Monica Smith
Dell Upton

Conference Presentations

Bodies and Bronzes in Ancient China: Investigating the nexus of tattooing, material culture, and the body through Shang Ritual Bronzes, Cotsen Institute for Archaeology Pizza Talk (Los Angeles, CA, Mar. 2013)
The Loess Plateau of Northwest China: An East Asian center of indigenous metallurgical development, Paper presented, Annual UCLA Archaeology Graduate Student Conference (Los Angeles, CA, Mar. 2012)
Al Untash Napirisha and Elamite Urbanism in the Late 2nd Millennium BC, Paper presented, ASOR Annual Meeting (San Francisco, CA, Nov. 2011)
A Constantinian Coin Deposit from the Syro-Anatolian Frontier, Poster presentation, ASOR Annual Meeting (Atlanta, GA, Nov. 2010)


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