BU Graduate Student Forum

Sponsored by Boston University Department of Archaeology

Friday, February 17, 2012 - Sunday, February 19, 2012

Location:
Boston University Department of Archaeology
675 Commonealth Avenue
Boston, MA 2215
United States

Found objects, past lives: archaeological perspectives on material and materiality

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Carl Knappett, Walter Graham / Homer Thompson
Chair in Aegean Prehistory at the University of Toronto.

The Graduate Student Association of the Boston University
Department of Archaeology is would like to announce the
final call for papers for the Tenth Biennial Graduate Student Forum
on February 17-19, 2012.  The title of this year's conference is
"Found objects, past lives: archaeological perspectives on material and materiality".

Topics for discussion could include, but are not limited to:
-The role of material culture in past societies
-Theoretical approaches to material agency
-Interpreting and exhibiting artifacts
-Artifact databases and collections management
-Scientific analysis of cultural assemblages

For consideration, graduate students should submit a 250-word
abstract on our website by December 15, 2011:
http://www.bu.edu/archaeology/2012-bu-graduate-student-forum/

Selected participants will be notified by early January and the full paper
will be due by February 1st.  Paper presentations will be 20 minutes in length.
There is no registration fee for this conference.

Website: http://www.bu.edu/archaeology/2012-bu-graduate-student-forum/

Contact:
Graduate Student Conference Committee
bu.archaeoconf.2012@gmail.com

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