The Department of Anthropology at Boise State is excited to announce the second annual Northwest Evolution, Ecology, and Human Behavior Symposium to be held at Boise State University, March 7-9, 2014. The purpose of this symposium is to encourage communication and collaboration between scholars in the Northwest region interested in these topics.
Conference Plenary Speakers:
- Jack Broughton, University of Utah, “The Behavioral Ecology of Holocene Hunting in Western North America”
- Patricia Lambert, Utah State University, “Warfare and Climate Change: Theoretical Perspectives on Warfare Causality in Ancient North America”
- Doug Jones, University of Utah, “Kinship, Reputation, and Rules”
- Larry Sugiyama, University of Oregon, “Life History, Market Integration, and Health among the Shar of Ecuadorian Amazonia”
- Todd Surovell, University of Wyoming, “Human Spatial Positioning and its Archaeological Implications: A Case Study Among Mongolia’s Reindeer Herders”