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Introduction to Archaeology

Dates:April 18 - May 16, 2023
Meets:Tu from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location:UT Strong Hall
Cost: $119.00

Sorry, we are no longer accepting registrations for this course. Please contact our office to find out if it will be rescheduled, or if alternative classes are available.

This course introduces you to some of the most common methods of archaeological study including traditional excavation techniques, common forms of artifact analysis, and more modern molecular methods of investigation. Topics include cultural resource management, lithics/stone tool analysis, paleoethnobotany, zooarchaeology, and archaeological science. You'll also gain insight into the history of archaeology as a discipline and hallmark sites and findings in the American Southeast.
Fee: $119.00

UT Strong Hall

Brigid Ogden

Brigid Ogden, MA, RPA, is a Ph.D. student in zooarchaeology at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Ogden's research focuses on identifying the management strategies and environmental effects of the introduction of Eurasian livestock to Virginia during the colonial period using stable isotope analysis. She has also worked on research projects related to the analysis of animal skin artifacts from the colonial Chesapeake, investigating the chemical signatures of alcohol production in the Antebellum American Southeast, and Southeastern zooarchaeology. While at UT she has taught introductory and advanced undergraduate courses in archaeology, archaeological science, and zooarchaeology.

Date Day Time Location
04/18/2023Tuesday6 PM to 8 PM UT Strong Hall
04/25/2023Tuesday6 PM to 8 PM UT Strong Hall
05/02/2023Tuesday6 PM to 8 PM UT Strong Hall
05/09/2023Tuesday6 PM to 8 PM UT Strong Hall
05/16/2023Tuesday6 PM to 8 PM UT Strong Hall

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