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THE FIFTH GENDER AND ARCHAEOLOGY CONFERENCE
PROGRAM

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From the Ground Up: Beyond Gender Theory in Archaeology

October 9-10, 1998
Student Union, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

 

Friday October 9, 1998

8:30 - 9:30  Registration and Coffee
ROOM E240
9:30 - 10:00
Spencer-Wood, Suzanne M., Harvard University
Feminist Historical Archaeology and the Domestic Reform of Boston's Landscape
10:00 - 10:30
Wehner, Karen Bellinger, New York University
Reconstructing Gender Relations in a Southern Plantation Household: A Case Study in Historical Archaeology
10:30 - 11:00
Kapler, Todd, University of Colorado-Boulder
Replicating Victorian Culture: Women Associated with the Frontier Army
11:00 - 11:30
Discussion
11:30 - 1:00  Lunch

1:00 - 1:30
Prine, Elizabeth, University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Considering Gender through Household Behavior: A Case Study from the Northern Plains
1:30 - 2:00
Klein, Michael, Mary Washington College
Shell Midden Archaeology and "Gendered Lithics"
2:00 - 2:30
Discussion
2:30 - 3:00  Coffee

3:00 - 3:30
Martelle, Holly, University of Toronto
Redefining Craft Specialization: Women's Labour and Pottery Production - An Iroquoian Example
3:30 - 4:00
Sutton, Wendy, Columbia University
Reevaluating the Archaeological Household During the Late Prehistoric and Protohistoric Periods on the High Plains in View of a New Understanding of Polygynous Household Organization
4:00 - 4:30
Wicker, Nancy L., Mankato State University
Patrons, Goldsmiths, and Women: A Gendered Examination of Migration Period Scandinavian Pendant Jewelry
ROOM E280

9:30 - 10:00
Eaverly, Mary Ann, University of Florida
Brown Men, White Women: Color and Gender in Ancient Painting
10:00 - 10:30
Rehak, Paul, Duke University
The Aegean Landscape and the Body: A New Interpretation of the Thera Frescoes
10:30 - 11:00
Bellas, Monica L., University of California, Riverside
Women in the Mixtec Codices: Ceremonial and Ritual Roles of Lady 3 Flint
11:00 - 11:30
Palka, Joel W., University of Illinois-Chicago
Classic Maya Elite Marriage Alliances, Male/Female Site Transference, and Parentage Statements: Insights on Ancient Politics and Social Organization from Hieroglyphic Texts
1:00 - 1:30
Doucette, Dianna, Harvard University
Interpretation of Atlatls in Archaic Period Mortuary Contexts
1:30 - 2:00
Stalsberg, Anne, Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Visible Women Made Invisible: Women´s Finds and the Overall Interpretation of Varangian-Rus' Relations
2:00 - 2:30
Sundkvist, Anneli, Uppsala University, Sweden
A Man´s Job? A Feminist Approach to Horses in Archaeology
2:30 - 3:00  Coffee

3:00 - 3:30
Gräslund, Anne-Sofie, Uppsala University, Sweden
Is There Any Evidence of Powerful Women in Viking Age Scandinavia?
3:30 - 4:00
Brown, Tammy Macenka, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
The Nature and Status of Celtic Women
4:00 - 4:30
O'Gorman, Jodie A., Center for American Archeology, Kampsville, Illinois
Life, Death, and the Longhouse: A Gendered View of Oneota Social Organization

5:00 - 6:00  
Plenary Speaker
Brumfiel, Elizabeth M., Albion College
Ground Rules and Wall Designs: Gender and the State at Teotihuacan



Saturday October 10, 1998

ROOM E240

9:00 - 9:30
Ströbeck, Louise, University of Lund, Sweden
Challenging the Three-Age System in Scandinavian Prehistory
9:30 - 10:00
Naruta, Anna, UC-Berkeley
Feminist Pedagogical Insights and Public Interpretation: A Case Study of the 'Conversational' Approach to Public Archaeology at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
10:00 - 10:30  Coffee

10:30 - 11:00
Galle, Jillian, University of Virginia
The Fabric of the Southwest: Cotton and Gender Interactions in the Late Prehistoric Pueblo Region
11:00 - 11:30
Benson, Kristi, University of Calgary
The Warp and Weft of It: Cloth Production and Gender Parallelisms in Mesoamerican Prehistory
11:30 - 1:00  Lunch

1:00 - 1:30
Axelsson, Susanne, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Sund, a Swedish Iron Age Farm Seen in a Different Light
1:30 - 2:00
Victor, Helena, Uppsala University, Sweden
The House and the Woman: Re-reading Scandinavian Bronze Age Society
2:00 - 2:30
Brumbach, Hetty Jo and Robert Jarvenpa, SUNY-Albany
The Gendered Nature of Living and Storage Space in the Canadian Subarctic
2:30 - 3:00  Coffee

3:00 - 3:30
Rathje, Lillian, University of Umeå, Sweden
The Amazon and the Hunter
3:30 - 4:00
Marucci, Georgina Elizabeth, University of Northern British Columbia
Women's Ritual Sites in the Interior of British Columbia: An Archaeological Model
4:00 - 4:30
Hays-Gilpin, Kelley, Northern Arizona University
From Fertility Shrines to Sacred Landscapes: Gendered Rock Art Research in the Western U.S.
ROOM E280

9:00 - 9:30
Weinstein, Elka, University of Toronto
Images of Women in Ancient Chorrera Ceramics: Mythology Continuity across Two Millennia in the Tropical Forests of South America
9:30 - 10:00
Staller, John E.
Gender & Cosmology: Feline Symbolism in Valdivia Phase VIII Figurines from the Site of San Lorenzo del Mate
10:00 - 10:30  Coffee

10:30 - 11:00
Langdon, Susan, University of Missouri-Columbia
Visualizing Gender in Dark Age Greece
11:00 - 11:30
Griffin, Will, University of Michigan
Gendered Graffiti from Madagascar to Michigan
11:30 - 1:00  Lunch

1:00 - 1:30
Chesson, Meredith S., Harvard University
Embodied Identities: Death and Society in an Early Urban Community
1:30 - 2:00
Jiao, Tianlong, Harvard University
Gender Studies in Chinese Neolithic Archaeology
2:00 - 2:30
Sullivan, Lynne P. (NYSM Anth Survey) and Christopher B. Rodning (UNC Research Labs in Arch)
Gender Dynamics and Chiefdoms of the Southern Appalachians
2:30 - 3:00  Coffee

3:00 - 3:30
Hollimon, Sandra E., Jenner, CA
Gender and Warfare in the Northern Plains: Osteological Evidence of Violence and its Interpretation
3:30 - 4:00
Weglian, Emily J., University of Minnesota
Grave Goods Do Not a Gender Make
4:00 - 4:30
Crass, Barbara A., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Gender and Mortuary Analysis: What Can Grave Goods Really Tell Us?
5:00 - 6:00  Art Gallery Reception
 

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