Looking for an upper-division archaeology class?

And don’t mind driving?
UW-Baraboo is offering the following this summer, and it looks great!

ANT 302: ARCHAEOLOGY OF WISCONSIN (3 cr. SS, ES, IS)
Instructor: Dr. Thomas Pleger

Are you interested in the ancient peoples and the prehistory of Wisconsin? Are you interested in prehistoric Native American artifacts and archaeological features? Are you interested in local archaeological landmarks or archaeology in general? Then ANT 302 – Archaeology of Wisconsin is for you! Over the six week summer session, Dr. Pleger will provide a survey of Wisconsin archaeology from the earliest occupation of the state through early European contact with an emphasis on ecological and historical factors influencing the development of prehistoric and historic aboriginal cultures of Wisconsin. This will be predominantly a lecture class, but will also include examination of artifacts, discussions concerning ancient technology and optional field trips. Prerequisite: Previous Anthropology course or consent of instructor. This course is open to degree seeking students, special students, teachers, and community members. Information about the course can be found at the link below:

Class meets June 18-July 25
Mondays & Wednesdays
5:30 p.m. – 9:10 p.m.
At UW-Baraboo/Sauk County, Room A-67, Aural Umhoefer Building
http://www.baraboo.uwc.edu/?pid=1064

A Chance to Talk to Leading Anthropologists and Students around the World

Pearson is hosting a FREE online forum February 16 from 9am – 3pm. It is open to all of us. This seems like a pretty cool opportunity for anyone to jump in and have a conversation or just eavesdrop (observe) on the discussions between world-renown anthropologists on a variety of topics. Here is the lineup (you can join for as long or as little a time as you would like):

9:00 Nancy Bonvillain Indigenous Peoples and the World Economy
10:00 Carol Ember Cross-Cultural Variation in Violence
11:00 MyAnthroLab Enganging Cultural Anthropology Students with MyAnthroLab
12:00 Barbara Miller Illness, Healing, and Globalization
1:00 Justin Nolan The Guardianship of Endangered Native American Languages
2:00 Raymond Scupin Ethnicity and Globalization

Learn more at www.pearsonhighered.com/speakingabout/anthropology