Students and Faculty to Present at Sixth Annual "Archaeology at Truman" Symposium

The Department of Anthropology, Geography and Sociology and the Department of Art will sponsor the sixth annual “Archaeology at Truman” symposium. There will be presentations by students majoring in anthropology, art history, biology and history as well as faculty in anthropology and art. The event will take place at 7 p.m. Sept. 27 in Barnett Hall 2217.
Several students and faculty will present papers.

Maggie Abbott, a senior history major from St. Louis, will present, “Mississippian Period Celt Caches of the Cahokia Region.”

Allison Meadows, a senior art history major from Manchester, Mo., will present, “I get to do what?!?: A summer intern’s experiences at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian.”

Sara E. Orel, associate professor of art, will present “The Cemeteries of the Gebel el-Haridi: A report on archaeological work in Upper Egypt.”

Doug Eudy, a senior art history major from Foristell, Mo., will present, “Shreds of Evidence: Drawing conclusions from the surface collections at Körösladány 14 and Okány 16.”

Ashley Wagoner will present “Evaluating Arguments About Hunter-Gatherer Occupation of Tropical Rainforest Environments.”

Amber Johnson, associate professor of anthropology and department chair of anthropology, geography and sociology, will present “Exploring the Intersection of Chemistry, Ecology and Archaeology: What can we learn from stable carbon isotopes in human remains?”
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