This fall the University of Michigan Museum of Anthropological Archaeology celebrated its 100th anniversary with an international archaeology conference, UMMAA at 100: Michigan’s Mark--Past, Present, Future.

For four days, September 29 to October 2, 2022, archaeologists shared their visions for the future of their field in a series of seven sessions, including a plenary and a graduate student panel.  

The sessions were all livestreamed and are curated on YouTube. Follow this link to watch the Plenary Session: The Past, Present, and Future of Archaeological Theory and Practice, with organizer / chair Michael Galaty (UMMAA) and participants Michael Blakey (William and Mary), David Hurst Thomas (American Museum of Natural History), Patricia McAnany (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill), Jeremy Sabloff (University of Pennsylvania), Henry Wright (University of Michigan), and Alison Wylie (University of British Columbia).