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News Highlights

Faculty member Tracey Heatherington was recently awarded a Post-Ph.D. Research Grant by The Wenner-Gren Foundation. Her research project is entitled 'The Lively Commons: Seed Banking and Adaptation to Climate Change.'

Graduate studentLara Ghisleni was awarded a Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Fieldwork Grant to support her project called 'Shifting Ground: Landscape and Mobility in Late Iron Age and Early Roman Southern England.' Congratulations Lara!

An article entitled "The archaeology of death: mortuary archaeology in the US and Europe 1990-2013" by faculty members Bettina Arnold and Robert Jeske has just appeared in the journal Annual Review of Anthropology.

Thomas Malaby presented the invited talk "The Work of Games in the Age of Digital Production" at the Centre for Digital Anthropology, University College London, October 31.

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Upcoming Events

November 17, 2014 – 8:15pm
William Balco, Visiting Assistant Professor at Northern Illinois University, will present "Streets and Cisterns: Tracing the Roman Occupation of Ancient Salemi, Sicily" in a Wisconsin Archaeolgical Society talk.

November 21, 2014 – 3:00pm
Phyllis A. Fast, Professor Emerita, University of Alaska Anchorage, will present "Did Any of it Work? A Retrospective Analysis of Alaska's Artistic Efforts Toward Indigenous Well-Being" in an Anthropology Colloquium talk.

December 7, 2014 – 3:00pm
John Richards, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will present "City in the Wilderness: Mounds, Middens, and Ritual at a Late Woodland/Mississippian" in a talk sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America.

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