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Climate Change and Ongoing Earth Processes: Mark Edlund, Calvin Alexander, Emi Ito, and Mark Brenner, Nov. 2013

Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Q&A Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Panel 3: Putting humans in their place: Viewing ancient, modern, and future climate change within the context of ongoing Earth processes Mark Edlund, Senior Scientist, Science Museum of Minnesota E. Calvin Alexander, Jr., Morse-Alumni Professor, Department […]

Conclusion to the Symposium on Resilience and Sustainability: Lewis Gilbert, Kathy Quick, Diane Chase, and Alison Wylie, Nov. 2013

Available for download as audio, video, or original. Closing Session: Synthesis and Next Steps Are we asking the right questions? What is missing from our knowledge base? Where are we going from here? Lewis Gilbert, Managing Director of the Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota Kathy Quick, assistant professor, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, […]

Contemporary Sustainability in Practice: Scott Shoemaker, Clint Carroll, Carissa Schively Slotterback, and David Valentine, Nov. 2013

Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Q&A Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Panel 4: Contemporary Sustainability: Theory, practice, and policy Scott Shoemaker, Research Assistant in Anthropology, Science Museum of Minnesota Clint Carroll, Assistant Professor, Department of American Indian Studies, University of Minnesota Carissa Schively Slotterback, Associate Professor, Urban […]

Making Maya Archaeological Data Relevant: Arlen Chase, Patricia McAnany, and Vernon Scarborough, Nov. 2013

Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Q&A Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Panel 1: Making archaeologists and their data about the past relevant to today’s issues: Report from the Maya realm Arlen Chase, Pegasus Professor and Chair, Department of Anthropology, University of Central Florida Patricia McAnany, Kenan Eminent […]

Welcome to the Symposium on Resilience and Sustainability: Paul Martin, Ann Waltner, Phyllis Messenger, Diane Chase, Kathy Quick, and Alison Wylie, Nov. 2013

Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Welcome and Opening Remarks by Paul Martin, Senior Vice President of Science Learning, Science Museum of Minnesota Ann Waltner, Director of the IAS, University of Minnesota Phyllis Messenger, Symposium Organizer, IAS, University of Minnesota Diane Z. Chase, Pegasus Professor of Anthropology and Executive Vice Provost, University […]

Ancient Cultures’ Responses to Environmental Change: Clark Erickson, Roland Fletcher, and Jason Ur, Nov. 2013

Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Q&A Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Panel 2: Beyond the Maya: Case studies of ancient cultures’ responses to natural and anthropogenically induced environmental change Clark Erickson (South America), Professor of Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania Roland Fletcher (Southeast Asia), Professor of Archaeology, University […]

Introduction to MAYA: Hidden Worlds Revealed: Ed Fleming, Nov. 2013

Available for download as audio, video podcast, or original. Introduction to MAYA: Hidden Worlds Revealed Ed Fleming, Curator of Archaeology, Science Museum of Minnesota Part of the 2013 Symposium on Resilience and Sustainability, organized by the IAS in partnership with the Science Museum of Minnesota, the Maya Society of Minnesota, and Hamline University. Preceded by […]

Critical Conversation Symposium: Asia and Bios. Sept 20, 2013

A symposium to envision and implement a new kind of Asian studies that can more productively and critically interact with scholarly and public discourses on biology, medicine, and environmental issues. Free and open to the public. 1:00-3:00 Panel 1: New Boundaries of Bios 3:15-4:30 Panel 2: Asian Studies and Science Studies 4:45-5:45 Roundtable Discussion 5:45-6:45 […]

The Archaeologist’s Life

In this occasional series, archaeologists talk about the influences that have shaped their work, the circumstances that led them to the particular regions and time periods they study, and the never-ending quest to answer the most basic question, “How do you know what you know?” Diane Z. Chase Nicholas A. Hopkins Vernon Scarborough and Roland […]

A Timbuktu Book Collector between the Mediterranean and Sahel, April 12, 2013

Shamil Jeppie, Institute for Humanities in Africa, Cape Town, South Africa, delivered the keynote, A Timbuktu Book Collector between the Mediterranean and Sahel, at the Mediterranean collaborative conference, The Southern Shores of the Mediterranean and Beyond: 1800 to the Present. The Southern Shores workshop explored the impact of events occurring in, and ideas emanating, from […]