Richard shows Karanis materials to visiting scholars Frits Heinrich and Annette Hansen in the Kelsey Museum’s collections storage, January 2020. Photo by Laura Motta.

On Thursday, April 18, 2024, the Society for American Archaeology (SAA) will host a symposium in honor of the late Dr. Richard Redding, research scientist and co-founder of the Bioarchaeology Lab at the Kelsey Museum. The session, “Breaking the Mold: A Consideration of the Impacts and Legacies of Richard W. Redding,” will pay homage to his intellectual impact and scientific legacies through papers, photos, and short videos presented by colleagues, friends, and past students. The symposium is scheduled from 1:00 to 4:45 PM CDT; registered SAA members can access it virtually with their credentials.

“Breaking the Mold” is being presented as part of the 89th Annual Meeting of the SAA, which takes place April 17–April 21, 2024, in New Orleans, Louisiana. Learn more about the event here.