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UMMA Brown Bag: From Coast to Coast: Archaeology in Georgia and Alaska & Materialized Messages: A Contemporary Archaeological Approach to Protest Art and Power Dynamics

Thursday, September 19, 2013
12:00 AM
room 2009, Ruthven Museums Building

From Coast to Coast: Archaeology in Georgia and Alaska
By Bree Doering
Bree Doering, a first year PhD student, will discuss her recent fieldwork at a contact period site on St. Catherine's Island, GA and survey for lithic material in Alaska's interior.

Materialized Messages: A Contemporary Archaeological Approach to Protest Art and Power Dynamics
By Elsepth Geiger
This talk focuses on the investigation of temporary art installations following the eviction of a homeless tent community in the city of Ann Arbor. Through a contemporary archaeological approach, the materiality of the group’s public engagement and agency manifest. 

Speaker:
Bree Doering & By Elsepth Geiger, University of Michigan