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Dr. Kent Reilly Featured in YouTube Series, Museums From Your Home

Congratulations to Dr. Kent Reilly who was recently featured the YouTube series Museums From Your Home by the University of Alabama.

Dr. Reilly's talk was titled Beliefs/Symbolism of Ancient Moundville and was recorded on May 19, 2020. 

Film: The Final Passage

In February, Dr. Jean-Michel Geneste, University de Bordeaux, gave a talk in the Anthropology Department called Sapiens Think in Images: The Paleolithic Art of Chauvet Cave. His presentation included the awarding film, The Final Passage, which is available on to view on https://www.missingmatter.info/tara-expo from May 7 to June 7.

Ashley Eyeington Awarded CTA Student Research Grant

Congratulation to Ashley Eyeington (mentor Dr. Kilby) who was recently awarded the Council of Texas Archeologist’s 2020 Student Research Grant for her thesis research, “Geoarchaeological Approach to Resolving the Origins of Bison Bone Beds at Bonfire Shelter, 41VV218, Val Verde County, Texas.” The award provides $1200 of support for her analyses.

Drs. Brunson and Schoch-Spana featured in "Our Pandemic Summer"

Medial anthropologists, Emily Brunson and Monica Schoch-Spana, are featured in, “Our Pandemic Summer,” in The Atlantic. It’s a sobering and excellent article by Ed Yong.

Dr. Todd Ahlman elected as President of the Council of Texas Archaeologist's (CTA)

Congratulations to Dr. Todd Ahlman, Director of the Center for Archaeological Studies, who was recently elected as President of the Council of Texas Archeologist’s (CTA)!

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