P200 Introduction to Prehistoric Archaeology

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 Dates
Topics
Readings
 Jan 10-12
 Introduction to Archaeology
 Images of the Past
Introduction pp 1-5

Articles 1, 2 ,18

 Martin Luther King jr day

Jan 19

 No class Monday

The archaeology of slavery
Article 28 (McKee)
 Jan 24

Jan 26
Who made the first tools?

Home Bases?
 Essay 1 due Jan 24.

Chapter 1: pp 7-41
Articles 4, 21

Jan 31

Feb 2
 Homo erectus and hunting?

Acheulian sites
 Chapter 2: pp 43-73
 Feb 7

Feb 9

Feb 14

Feb 16

Feb 18
 

Ian Hodder talk (extra credit)

Essay 2 due Feb 14.

Chapter 3: 96-117
Article 20
Feb 21

Feb 25
1
 Feb 28

March 1
 Neanderthals & Middle Paleolithic

Modern Humans
  Chapter 3: pp 75-95
March 6-8
 Upper Paleolithic
Spring Break !
 March 20

March 22
 
 Colonizing new worlds

The first Americans
 Chapter 3: 118-135

Articles 11, 10
 March 27

March 29
North American Archaeology from foragers to farmers
Who Owns the Past?

NAGPRA (film)
 Article 34, 40 

Chapter 4: 137-173
Chapter 6

April 3

April 5
 
(SAA meetings)
class field projects
Chapter 5-6 TBA

Article 36 Article 14
Articles 6 & 12

April 10
April 12
 Origins of Agriculture in Near East

Old World transitions from village to city
Catal Huyuk
 Essay 4 due April 10

Chapter 5: 214-233
(Chapter 7? TBA)

April 17
April 21
Hierakonpolis
(Ethan Wattral, back from the field)
Chapter 8: pp 342-383
Articles 38-39

 April 24
April 26
New World Agriculture & Civilization
Project 2 Due April 24

 Friday May 5
 Essay 5 due May 5 by 10:00 AM (time final exam is scheduled)

 

Spring 2000 Lectures: MW 2:30-3:45pm

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