Monday, May 13 at 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Condon Hall, 204
1321 Kincaid Street, Eugene, OR 97403
Please join the Association of Anthropology Graduate Students (AAGS) for a talk from UO anthropologist Dr. Stephen Dueppen. His talk will be entitled 'Early farmers, egalitarian revolution, and the plague: archaeological perspectives on western Burkina Faso.' Lunch will be provided.
Dr. Stephen Dueppen is an anthropological archaeologist whose research focuses on the past 2,500 years in West Africa. He received his BA from UCSD, his MA and PhD from the University of Michigan, and has been at the University of Oregon since 2010. He is the director of the Kirikongo Archaeological Project in Burkina Faso and has excavated at sites throughout Burkina Faso, as well as in Senegal, Kenya, and the American Southwest. He has published a book Egalitarian Revolution in the Savanna: The Origins of a West African Political System as well as a wide variety of articles in leading journals.