The Event has been canceled due to Winter Storm Juno. The New York Academy of Science, Anthropology Section's Lecture Series at Wenner-Gren Foundation kicks off 2015 on Monday, January 26th when we welcome Torben Rick, Director and Curator of North American Archaeology at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History, to discuss the Anthropocene and the present and future challenges it poses to coastal archaeology and historical ecology.
Monday, November 17th at 7:00PM will mark the third installment of the NYAS Anthropology Section's Lecture Series at the Wenner-Gren Foundation, which will take the form of a panel discussion featuring Alyshia Gálvez (Lehman College, CUNY) and Daniel Goldstein (Rutgers University).
The New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section lecture series continues Monday, October 27th, at 7:00 PM, when we and NYAS welcome Stuart J. Fiedel, Senior Archaeologist at the Louis Berger Group, to discuss the challenges recent genetic, archaeological, and paleological evidence present to attempts to unambiguously document human occupations in the Americas prior to 13,500 BP and "break the Clovis Barrier"
Wenner-Gren Symposium #150 on “Integrating Anthropology: Niche Construction, Cultural Institutions, and History” will be held October 17-23, 2014, at Tivoli Palacio de Seteais in Sintra, Portugal, and is organized by Agustin Fuentes (Notre Dame University) and Polly Wiessner (University of Utah).
Our popular lecture series with the New York Academy of Sciences Anthropology Section begins a new season Monday, September 22nd, at 7:00 PM, when we and NYAS welcome Nina Glick Schiller of the University of Manchester, the Max Planck Institute, and Oxford University as she revisits a crucial work in the anthropology of migration.
Monday, April 28th, marks the final meeting for the 2013-2014 academic year. On this occasion we will welcome Wesleyan University’s Sarah K. Croucher, a historical archaeologist focused on race and colonialism in the 19th century, to present a talk entitled “Capitalism and Cloves: Islamic Plantations on Nineteenth-Century Zanzibar”
“The Death of the Secret: The Public and Private in Anthropology” was held March 14-20, 2014, at Tivoli Palacio de Seteais in Sintra, Portugal, and organized by Lenore Manderson (Monash University), Mark Davis (Monash University), and Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh (Denver Museum of Natural History and Science).