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Anthropology at Tulane University
Dinwiddie Hall 101
6823 St. Charles Ave
New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone number:504-865-5336



Fall 2015 Colloquium Schedule

Friday, September 25, 2015 - Lisa Kachk, MSc- “Changing Landscapes: Impacts of Environmental Change on Knowledge and Use of Medicinal and Edible Wild Plants in Coastal Louisiana's Tribal Communities” - 4:00 p.m. in Dinwiddie Hall 102


Spring 2015 Colloquium Schedule

Friday, January 23, 2015 - Dr Chris Rodning, Tulane University - “Native American Chiefdoms and Spanish Conquistadores in Western North Carolina, 1540-1568” - 4:00 p.m. in Gibson Hall 126

Friday, February 6, 2015 - Dr Timothy Smith, Appalachian State University, "(Dis)lodging Development: Environmental Praxis and Indigenous Community Tourism in Amazonian Ecuador" - 4:00 p.m. in Dinwiddie Hall 103

Friday, February 27, 2015 - Dr Erin Riley, San Diego State University - "The Human-Alloprimate Interface: Expanding Primatology's Contribution to Anthropology" - 4:00 p.m. in Dinwiddie Hall 103

Friday, March 13, 2015 - Dr Danny Law, University of Texas, Austin, "Reading Early Maya Cities: Interpreting the Role of Writing in Urbanization" - 4:00 p.m. in Dinwiddie Hall 103

Friday, April 10, 2015 - Dr Patricia Kramer, University of Washington - TBA


Past Colloquiua:

Fall 2014

November 7, 2014 - Dr. Shanshan Du, Tulane University - "Culture, Social Change, and Suicide Patterns in China's Southwest Frontier"

October 17, 2014 - Dr. John Verano, Tulane University - "Human Sacrifice on the North Coast of Peru: Recent Discoveries Pose New Questions"

October 3, 2014 - Dr. William Balée, Tulane University - "Geometry, gigantism, and lacquerware, or the origins of social hierarchy

September 12, 2014 - Dr. Judith Maxwell, Tulane University - "Yoroniku Nisa Ruwina: Hot New Tunica Tulane Tuncia collaboration to reawaken the Tunica Language, view from the Summer Camp"




Anthropology, Dinwiddie Hall 101, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA 70118 504-865-5336