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Submitted by lance.evans on Thu, 05/13/2010 - 8:51am

Please see our Program for more information and the schedule of events!

EVENTS SUMMARY

 WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 8

WELCOMING RECEPTION AND REGISTRATION

6:00-8:30pm Opening Reception- Senate Room (7th Floor Hotel Alma)

            Cash bar and hors d'oeuvres, and registration

 THURSDAY NOVEMBER 9

Thursday Morning (9:00am-12 noon)

Plenaries  (Husky Oil Great Hall):                 

Dr. Roland Fletcher (University of Sydney) Low-density Cities: Past and Future

Dr. George Nicholas (Simon Fraser University) Reconciling Heritage: Doing Archaeology at the Intersection of Indigenous Heritage, Intellectual Property, and Human Rights

Dr. Joanne Pillsbury (Metropolitan Museum of Art) Archaeology and the Future of Museums

Thursday Afternoon (1:30pm-4:30pm)

On the Eve of a Calendar Round Cycle: Reflections and Advancements in Mesoamerican Studies (part 1)

The ‘Other Grand Challenge’: Archaeological Education & Pedagogy in the Next

50 Years (part 1)

Çatalhöyük: Then and Now

Advances in Biomolecular Archaeology

DEPARTMENT RECEPTION

 6:00pm-9:00pm Department Reception – Earth Sciences 859 (8th Floor Earth Sciences)

            Cash bar (Chacmool Club) and hors d’oeuvers

 FRIDAY NOVEMBER 10

Friday Morning (9:00am-12 noon)           

On the Eve of a Calendar Round Cycle: Reflections and Advancements in Mesoamerican Studies (part 2)

The ‘Other Grand Challenge’: Archaeological Education & Pedagogy in the Next

50 Years (part 2)

The Archaeology of Gender at Thirty-something

The Legacy of Calgary Archaeology and Chacmool (part 1)

Friday Afternoon (1:30pm-4:30pm)                                              

On the Eve of a Calendar Round Cycle: Reflections and Advancements in Mesoamerican Studies (part 3)

Radical Archaeological Theory for the Future

The Legacy of Calgary Archaeology and Chacmool (part 2)

Current Archaeological Research in Western Canada (part 1)

CHACMOOL PARTY (McCaffertepec)

 7:00-11:00pm The Kelley Party at McCaffertepec – 140 Citadel Drive, Calgary; (403)208-9193

 SATURDAY NOVEMBER 11

Saturday Morning (9:00am-12 noon)

Central American Archaeology: The Next Generation (part 1)

Urban Commerce in the Ancient Americas

Current Archaeological Research in Western Canada (part 2)

Cross-cultural approaches to Mesoamerican costume and identity (part 1)

Saturday Afternoon (1:30pm-4:30pm)      

Central American Archaeology: The Next Generation (part 2)

Cross-cultural approaches to Mesoamerican costume and identity (part 2)

Not Just About Punching Nazis Anymore: Archaeological Activism for the 21st Century

Current Archaeological Research in Western Canada (part 3)

CHACMOOL BANQUET

Alberta Room, Dining Centre, University of Calgary

Doors open: 5:30pm-  Tickets available for purchase online at Chacmool50.com

Dinner, cash bar and Chacmool memories

KEYNOTE LECTURE

Dr. Rosemary A. Joyce (University of California, Berkeley)

Responsible Archaeology: Reflections on Practice in the Age of Chacmool

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 12

Sunday Morning (9:00am-12 noon)

Forerunners, Fantastic Finds, and Future Directions: Cultural Resources Management Yesterday, Today and Forever (part 1)

The Future of Archaeology: How Technology Can Influence a Discipline

Central American Archaeology: The Next Generation (part 3)

Learning from the Ancestors: Collaborative Work in the Management and Repatriation of Archaeological Human Remains

Sunday Afternoon (1:30pm-4:30pm)

Forerunners, Fantastic Finds, and Future Directions: Cultural Resources Management Yesterday, Today and Forever (part 2)

Central American Archaeology: The Next Generation (part 4)

Recent Investigations at Olduvai Gorge

CLOSING CEREMONIES