Occasional Seminars


Fall 2010

December 3, 2010

"The Earliest Cemetary in the Pacific: Teouma (Vanuatu) and the Origins of Pacific Peoples"
Matthew Spriggs, Australian National University

November 5, 2010

"Endangered Orangutans and the Disappearing Tropical Rainforest"
Birute Mary Galdikas, Department of Archeology & Anthropology, Simon Fraser University, British Columbia, Canada
Nancy Briggs, Department of Communication Studies California State University Long Beach
Co-sponsored with the Office of Research and Graduate Education, College of Social Sciences, and Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology

November 4, 2010

"Avoiding Collapse - the Easter Island Way"
Terry L. Hunt, Departments of Anthropology and Ecology, Evolution & Conservation Biology, UH Manoa
Co-sponsored with C-MORE, SOEST, UH-Honor’s Program

October 19, 2010

"A Hundred Years of Archaeology in Thailand"
Rasmi Shoocongdej, Archaeology Program, Silpakorn University, Thailand
Co-sponsored with the UHM Center for Southeast Asian Studies

October 15, 2010

"Using Social Network Analysis in Archaeology and Human Population Genetics"
John Terrell, Regenstein Curator of Pacific Anthropology, Field Museum of Natural History
Co-sponsored with the Ecology, Evolution, and Conservation Biology Program,
the Center for Pacific Islands Studies, and the Honors Program

September 16, 2010

"Southeast Asian Heritage, Community Development, and the Role of Archaeologists in the Process"
Nigel Chang, Department of Anthropology, Archaeology & Sociology, James
Cook University, Australia
Co-sponsored with the UHM Center for Southeast Asian Studies