Friday, September 16, 2011

Change in Della Cook location, October OAS events

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

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.