Archaeology Candidates’ Talks

The Anthropology Department currently has four archaeologists lined up for a series of talks as part of a job search. The main lectures by the job candidates are open to the public and you are invited to attend! They will take place in Haskell Hall 315, from 3:30 – 5:00 PM over the next four Mondays. Here is a schedule of the line up and the interests of the four speakers.
For more information, please contact Melissa Rosenzweig,,  the graduate student liaison for these lectures.

Monday,  3:30 – 5:00, in Haskell Hall 315.


January 23 – Kristin De Lucia – “Domestic Economies and Regional Transition, Household Multicrafting and Consumption in pre-Aztec Mexico”
Instructor, Northwestern University
Ph.D. Northwestern, 2011
Interests:  Archaeology, Early Postclassic Mexico, Aztecs; households, economic and social institutions in complex societies; feminist anthropology


January 30 – Christina Tsune Halperin
Princeton Society of Fellows 2010-13
Ph.D. University of California, Riverside, 2007
Interests:  Archaeology, Articulation between state and households through the perspectives of political economy and visual culture; Mesoamerica, Maya


February 6 – Zoë Crossland
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, Columbia University
Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2001
Interests: Semiotic archaeology, forensic archaeological practice, archaeologies of death and the body; highland Madagascar, post-medieval Britain


February 13 – Alice Yao
Assistant Professor of Anthropology, University of Toronto
Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2008
Interests:  Formation of ancient China’s borderlands during the first millennium BC; interplay of material culture, textual sources and social theory to develop a comparative perspective on ancient imperialism

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