Lecture Series

2016-17 Lecture Series: Landscape Archaeology

This season, lecturers were asked to reflect on their own interpretations of landscape archaeology in their work. The result should yield a series of very interesting lectures.

Updates on this year’s lecture series schedule will be posted as soon as they are available. Thank you for your patience.

Tuesday, September 27th:

The Archaeology of Burning Man: Black Rock City, the Built Environment & the Playa Landscape
Dr. Carolyn White, University of Nevada, Reno
7:30pm, Burke Theatre A, Saint Mary’s University

Tuesday, October 25th:

The Landscapes of Colony-Building: Early Modern French Colonization in Newfoundland and Labrador
Dr. Amanda Crompton, Saint Mary’s University, Halifax
7:30pm, Burke Theatre A, Saint Mary’s University

Tuesday, November 22nd:

Place-Making in the Pretty Harbour: The Archaeology of Landscapes and Seascapes in Port Joli
Dr. Matthew Betts, Museum of Civilization, Ottawa
7:30pm, Burke Theatre A, Saint Mary’s University

Tuesday, January 24th:

15 000 Years of Sea-Level Change in Canada
Dr. John Shaw, Geological Survey of Canada
7:30pm, Burke Theatre A, Saint Mary’s University

Tuesday, February 28th:

Revealing the Landscape: Community Archaeology in Viking Sherwood Forest                      

Lynda Mallett & Stuart Reddish
7:30pm, Burke Theatre A, Saint Mary’s University

Tuesday, March 28th:

Overview of the Historic Resources Program of the Lower Churchill Project, Central Labrador         

Dr. Fred Schwarz, Stassinu Stantec
7:30pm, Burke Theatre A, Saint Mary’s University

Tuesday, April 25th:

Landscape in Memory: What Time is it in Fort Lawrence?

Charles A. Burke, Parks Canada & Sara Beanlands, Boreas Heritage Consulting Inc.
7:30pm, Burke Theatre A, Saint Mary’s University

Tuesday, May 23rd:

Ta’n Weji-sqalia’tiek: Mi’kmaw Place Names Digital Atlas and Website

Dr. Trudy Sable & Dr. Bernie Francis
7:30pm, Burke Theatre B, Saint Mary’s University

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