To gauge for the future, you must first learn about the past. Learn about the prehistoric excavations students from Augustana's Anthropology program are leading in collaboration with students from the University of Exeter in England.
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Dr. Elizabeth Fenn will give a public lecture, “Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People,” at 7 p.m. on Thursday, March 10, in the 3-in-1 Room of Morrison Commons.
Augustana welcomes speaker Dr. Doug Bamforth, professor of anthropology at the University of Colorado-Boulder, on the topic “Making New Societies in Northeastern Nebraska in the 13th and 14th Centuries” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 19, at the Froiland Science Complex 113A/B (formerly GSC 100).
The 4th Biennial Lithic Materials Workshop is a two-day informal gathering of professionals and avocationals with an interest in all things lithic (or archeology in general). The Feb. 19-20 event in the Edith Mortenson Center Theatre is hosted by the Augustana Archeology Laboratory and the South Dakota Archaeological Society, and is free and open to all.
February's installment of Augustana's Third Sunday Archeology Program will feature speaker Dr. Leland Bement, on the topic “A Tale of Two Seasons: Late Paleoindian Subsistence Practices in the Oklahoma Panhandle” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 19, at the Froiland Science Complex 113A/B (formerly GSC 100).
January's installment of Augustana's Third Sunday Archeology Program will feature speaker Dr. Jim Mead, site director and chief scientist at the Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (South Dakota), on the topic “Ice Age Colorado Plateau: Been There, Dung That,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Froiland Science Complex 113A/B (formerly GSC 100).
Dr. Adrien Hannus, professor of anthropology and director of the Archeology Laboratory at Augustana, will appear in an episode of "Time Team America," a science-reality series from PBS that sends archaeologists on a race against time to excavate historic sites around the nation airing at 9 p.m. (CST) on Tuesday, Aug. 19.
Augustana anthropology students, in collaboration with peers from the University of Exeter, are uncovering mysteries of how people lived more than 1,000 years ago.
The Third Sunday Archeology Program will feature Steven De Vore, National Park Service (NPS) archeologist for Midwest Archeological Center, discussing “Geophysics in Archeology: A National Park Service Perspective” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 16, in GSC 100.