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Public lectures and seminars by leading figures in all areas of anthropology
Lectures are published in the Journal of Anthropological Research

Wendy Ashmore (University of California, Riverside)
What Were Ancient Maya Landscapes Really Like?
Thursday, February 12, 2015

Charles R. Menzies (University of British Columbia)
Oil, Energy, and Anthropological Collaboration on the North West Coast of Canada
Thursday, October 2, 2014

Owen Lovejoy (Kent State University)
Ardipithecus and Earliest Human Evolution in Light of 21st Century Developmental Biology
Volume 70, (Fall), No. 3

Ann Stahl (University of Victoria)
Africa in the World: (Re)centering African History through Archaeology
Volume 70, (Spring), No. 1

Nancy Parezo (University of Arizona)
The Indian Fashion Show: Fighting Cultural Stereotypes with Gender
Volume 69, (Fall), No. 3

Fred H. Smith (Illinois State Unviersity)
Neandertals and Folks Like Us.
Volume 69, (Summer), No. 2

William F. Hanks (University of California, Berkeley)
The Formation and Spread of Colonial Yucatec Maya
Volume 68, (Winter), No. 4

Sally McBrearty (University of Connecticut-Storrs)
Debunking the Human Revolution: The Last Ten Years
Volume 69, (Spring), No. 1

David H. Price (St. Martins University)
How the CIA and Pentagon Harnessed Anthropological Research during the Cold War
Volume 67, (Fall), No. 3

Melinda A. Zeder (Director, Archaeobiology Program, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution)
The Domestication of Animals
Volume 68, (Summer), No. 2
Walter D. Mignolo (Duke University)
The Global South and World Dis/Order
Volume 67, (Summer), No. 2

George J. Armelagos (Emory University)
Omnivore's Dilemma: The Evolution of the Brain and the Determinates of Food Choice
Volume 66, (Summer), No. 2)

Paola Villa (University of Colorado – Boulder) and Sylvain Soriano (Université Paris Ouest)
Hunting Weapons of Neanderthals and Early Modern Humans in South Africa: Similarities and Differences
Volume 66, (Spring), No. 1

E. Paul Durrenberger (Penn State University)
The Last Wall to Fall: The Anthropology of Collective Action & Labor Unions in the Global System
Volume 65, (Spring), No.1

Regna Darnell (University of Western Ontario)
Benedictine Visionings of Southwestern Cultural Diversity: Beyond Relativism
Volume 64, (Winter), No.4

Jean Clottes President of IFRAO (International Federation of Rock Art Organizations)
Rock Art: An Endangered Heritage Worldwide
Volume 64, (Spring), No. 1
Donald K. Grayson (University of Washington)
Ice Age Extinctions in North America: Deciphering the Cause
Volume 63, (Summer), No. 2

William C. McGrew (University of Cambridge)
New Wine in New Bottles: Prospects and Pitfalls of Cultural Primatology

Volume 63, (Summer), No. 2

Polly Wiessner (University of Utah)
From Spears to M16s: Changing Means and Meanings of War in Papua New Guinea Society
Volume 62, (Summer), No. 2
Fraser D. Neiman  (Director of Archaeology, Monticello, Charlottesville, Virginia)

Lost World Monticello: An Evolutionary Perspective

Volume 64, (Summer), No. 2

David J. Meltzer (Southern Methodist University)

The Seventy Year Itch: Controversies over Human Antiquity and their Resolution

Volume 61, (Winter), No. 4

Michael Silverstein (University of Chicago)

The Poetics of Politics: "Theirs" and "Ours"

Volume 61, Spring, No. 1

Peter M. Whiteley (American Museum of Natural History)
Why Anthropology Needs More History: Some Hopi & Other Native American Cases
Volume 60, (Winter), No. 4
Donald C. Johanson (Arizona State University)
Lucy: 30 Years Later
Volume 60, (Winter), No. 4
Henry Wright (University of Michigan)
Early State Dynamics as Political Experiment
Volume 62, (Fall), No. 3
Don D. Fowler (University of Nevada, Reno)
E.L. Hewett, J.F. Zimmerman, and the Beginnings of Anthropology at the University of New Mexico, 1927-1946
Volume 59, (Fall), No. 3
Jane Hill (University of Arizona)
Towards a Linguistic Prehistory of the Southwest
Volume 58, (Winter), No. 4
Matt Cartmill (Duke University)
Paleoanthropology-- Science or Mythical Charter?
Volume 58, (Summer), No. 2
Michael Herzfeld (Harvard University)
Performing Comparisons: Ethnography, Globetrotting, and the Spaces of Social Knowledge
Volume 57, (Fall), No. 3
Richard G. Klein (Stanford University)
Southern Africa and Modern Human Origins
Volume 57, (Spring), No. 1
William Longacre (University of Arizona)
Exploring Prehistoric Social and Political Organization in the American Southwest
Volume 56, (Fall), No. 3
William A. Douglass (University of Nevada)
In Search of Juan de Oñate: Confessions of a Cryptoessentialist
Volume 56, (Summer), No. 2
Yolanda Moses (City College of New York)
Race, Higher Education, and American Society
Volume 55, (Summer), No. 2
C. Loring Brace (University of Michigan)
An Anthropological Perspective on "Race" and Intelligence: The Non-Clinal Nature of Human Cognitive Capabilities
Volume 55, (Summer), No. 2
F. Clark Howell (University of California, Berkeley)
Paleo-Demes, Species Clades, and Extinctions in the Pleistocene
Volume 55, (Summer), No 2
Sherry Ortner (Columbia University)
Identities: The Hidden Life of Class
Volume 54, (Spring), No. 1
L.L. Cavalli-Sforza (Stanford University)
Genetic and Cultural Diversity in Europe
Volume 53, (Winter), No. 4
John and Jean Comaroff (University of Chicago)
Postcolonial Politics and Discourses of Democracy in Southern Africa: An Anthropological Reflection on African Political Modernities
Volume 53, (Summer), No. 2
Kathleen Deagan (University of Florida)
Colonial Transformation: Euro-American Cultural Genesis in the Early Spanish-American Colonies
Volume 52, (Summer), No. 2
Elisabeth S. Vrba (Yale University)
Climate, Heterochrony, and Human Evolution
Volume 52, (Spring), No. 1

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