Archaeology: Early Societies & Culture

THERE ARE NO LABS THE FIRST WEEK OF CLASSES. Lab sections alternate weeks in person (alternating group of students). Remaining coursework will be completed online throughout the week

Introduces contemporary archaeology, its theories, practices, and early societies and cultures. Examines current methodological and theoretical viewpoints of archaeological scholarship within the discipline of anthropology. Focuses on key transformations in cultural evolution, such as the origins of modern humans, the emergence of food production, and the development of complex societies, urbanism, and early states. Explores gender roles, landscapes and settlements, technologies, art, cognitive systems, urbanism, and state formation.

Term

Section

Instructor

Schedule

Location

Spring 2022

1
Alice Rodriguez
M: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM; M: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM 25WV 204
1
Radu Iovita
TR: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM KIMM 808

Fall 2022

1
Alex Gregory
R: 8:00 AM - 9:15 AM; R: 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM 25WV 204
1
Alex Gregory
MW: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM SILV 101A
1
Megan Corbett-Baril
W: 3:30 PM - 4:45 PM; W: 4:55 PM - 6:10 PM 25WV 204
1
Megan Corbett-Baril
MW: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM SILV 101A
1
Pam Crabtree
MW: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PM SILV 101A