Tuesday, September 27, 2011
On Tuesday, October 4 at 7pm, Dr. Asa Randall will be presenting at the OAS Cleveland County chapter meeting. His talk is entitled Florida: the birthplace of American Archaeology? Insights from the Jeffries Wyman Expeditions (1860-1874). Come join us at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History to learn more about early American archaeology in the sunshine state!
Friday, September 16, 2011
Dr. Della Cook's talk has been moved to the Associates Room in the student union at OU, due to increased attendance expectations.
October is a busy month for the Oklahoma Anthropological Society!
Dr. Randall's talk in Norman:
First, on Tuesday, October 4th, at 7pm, Dr. Asa Randall will give a talk to the Cleveland County Chapter at the Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History. The talk is entitled "Florida, the birthplace of American Archaeology? Insights from the Jeffries Wyman Expeditions (1860-1874)". Dr. Randall is a new Assistant Professor at the OU Anthropology Department. Come learn from our latest professor!
Fall dig in Hugo:
Second, the OAS fall dig will be, held from Thursday, October 6 to Monday, October 10. The dig will take place at the Rose Hill Plantation, an antebellum Choctaw plantation near Hugo. This is a fun opportunity to get involved in archaeology - no previous experience is required! For more info, visit http://www.ou.edu/cas/archsur/oas/scheduled-digs.html
Fall meeting at Gilcrease:
To wrap up the month, the OAS state society will hold its fall meeting at the Gilcrease Museum on October 29, starting at 10 am. The meeting is being hosted by the Tulsa Archaeological Society.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011
On Monday, September 19th Dr. Della Cook, a biological anthropologist from Indiana University will visit OU! She will be giving a talk at 5:30pm in the Sooner Room at the student union, titled "Pretos Novis: A Slave Cemetery in Rio de Janeiro". To learn more about Dr. Cook's work, visit her faculty profile page at http://www.indiana.edu/~anthro/people/faculty/cook.html