An archaeologist and ethnobotantist at the School of Integrated Plant Science at Cornell, Natalie Mueller is at the forefront of efforts to better understand and recreate the crop species once used by indigenous societies in the Americas.
Room 203, Tozzer Building, 21 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Katie Chiou University of Alabama
Archaeology Seminar Series - Fall Semester
What did it mean to be Moche? To experience Moche life? To eat “Moche”? The Moche people(s) constituted a highly differentiated and complex political organization that stretched up and down the northern Peruvian coast from AD 100-800. In this talk, I seek to enliven the...
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge Street
Stunning recent results from the SoHP collaboration with the Climate Change Institute of the University of Maine, which reveal new truths about our human past sealed within the Colle Gnifetti glacial ice core. Presenters include: Heather Clifford, Andrei V. Kurbatov and Paul A. Mayewski (Climate Change Institute) and Michael McCormick and Alexander More (Harvard University). Comments from Kyle Harper (University of Oklahoma).
This seminar explores the complexity of identity and politics in the Kingdom of Kush, composed of conquerors of Egypt and Nubia from 760-656 BCE. Archaeological scholarship continues to debate Kushite cultural identity. Missing from these studies are considerations of the complexity of identity politics within Kushite royal society. This research investigates the...