Staff and faculty are working remotely and all remain on email and able to set up phone and virtual meetings upon request. We are doing our best to respond to calls and emails when they come in and will respond to requests as soon as possible.

Phone: 520-621-2585 and 520-621-6298
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Upcoming Events

Wed Oct 28
AIA-Tucson Lecture: Dr. Robert Schon, "The Archaeology of Baseball in the (not so) Wild West"
5:00 PM
Thu Oct 29
SoA Lecture Series: Dr. Takeshi Inomata, "Early Formal Ceremonial Complexes in the Olmec and Maya Areas"
2:00 PM
Fri Oct 30
Conservation Chat with Lemurs for World Lemur Day
5:30 PM
Thu Nov 05
Dissertation Defense: William M. Cotter, "Language, culture, and development in Amman, Jordan"
9:00 AM
Thu Nov 05
SoA Lecture Series: Dr. Betsy Krause, "The Pedagogy of Figs: Unripe Lessons for an Ethnographer"
2:00 PM
Fri Nov 06
CRF Lecture: Dr. Ashante Reese, "Nourishing and Sustaining Black Lives"
3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Tue Nov 10
Archaeology Café Online: The Flow of Water and Time: Irrigation Longevity and Social Change among the Lower Salt River Hohokam with Christopher Caseldine
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tue Dec 01
Archaeology Café Online: Beloved Things: Micaceous Bean Pots and Connections to the Hispanic New Mexican Homeland with Shannon Cowell and Kelly Jenks
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Thu Dec 03
SoA Lectue Series: Mine Egbatan, Spring 2020 Dozier Award Winner
2:00 PM
Tue Jan 05
Archaeology Café Online: Protected Places: Archaeology Southwest’s Conservation Properties and their Emerging Roles in Preservation Archaeology with John R. Welch
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tue Feb 02
Archaeology Café Online: Preservation Archaeology’s Role in Responding to Archaeological Resource Crimes with Stacy Ryan and Guest
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tue Mar 02
Archaeology Café Online: Should We Stay or Should We Go? Farming and Climate Change, 1000–1450 CE with Karen Schollmeyer and Scott Ingram
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tue Apr 06
Archaeology Café Online: Just What Is cyberSW? The Potential of Massive Databases for Future Preservation Archaeology Research with Joshua Watts
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Tue May 04
Archaeology Café Online: Was Sells Red Pottery a Marker of Tohono O’odham Identity in Late Precontact Times? Archaeological and Ethnographic Perspectives with Bill Doelle and Samuel Fayuant
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

October 2020

Past Events

Mon Oct 19
Udall Center Fellows Talk: Dr. Thomas Sheridan, “Dance without Cease: Real Estate Speculation, the Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan, and the Production and Destruction of Space in Southern Arizona”
Thu Oct 15
SoA Lecture Series: Dr. Fabio Pittaluga, "Anthropologists at the World Bank"
Tue Oct 06
Archaeology Café Online: Safford, Ancient Arizona’s Forgotten Cosmopolitan Center with Jeffery Clark
18:00 to 19:00
Sat Oct 03
UCLA Cotsen Institute Lecture: Dr. Mary Voyatzis, "Exploring Sacred Landscapes in the Mountains of Arcadia"
Fri Oct 02
LAS Lecture: Dr. Christen Smith, "The Sequelae of Black Life: Rethinking Police Violence in Brazil"
Thu Sep 24
AIA-Tucson Lecture: Dr. Irene Bald Romano, "Collecting Antiquities among the Nazi Elite"
Sat Sep 19
Amerind Online Lecture: Tour of the Vander Wagen Collection with Dr. Eric J. Kaldahl, RPA
Thu Sep 17
SoA Lecture Series: John Douglass and Sarah Herr, "The Impacts of COVID-19 on the CRM Community"
Sat Sep 12
Amerind Online Lecture: Dr. Matthew Sakiestewa Gilbert about his book Hopi Runners: Crossing the Terrain between Indian and American
Sat Sep 05
Amerind Online Lecture: Conquerors of the Land and the Sea: The Peopling of Fuego-Patagonia
Thu Aug 27
AIAWebinar: Becoming Better Accomplices and Instructors: Justice, Activism, and Reflexivity in Teaching Museums and Cultural Heritage
15:30 to 17:00
Thu Aug 27
SoA Lecture Series: "Teaching Challenges and Difficult Discussions: A Conversation"
Wed Aug 19
AIA Webinar: Teaching Race and Material Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean
12:00 to 13:30
Sat Aug 15
Amerind Online Lecture: The Global Spanish Empire: Colonial and Indigenous Place Making and Pluralism across Time and Space
Sat Aug 01
Amerind Online Lecture: From “Chief” to Code Talker: Four Profiles of the Navajo Code Talkers