Meeting Agenda

Thursday, March 1

6:30-8:30 PM: Opening Reception and General Poster Session (Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History)

Featuring refreshments and open beer and wine bar

 

Friday, March 2

8:30-9:45: Plenary Session (Conference A) – Archaeology and Community:  Local, Regional, National, and International Case Studies

Organizer: Bonnie Pitblado (University of Oklahoma & Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network)

8:30: Improving our Communication Skills to Forge Stronger Community Bonds – Giovanna Peebles (Society for American Archaeology PEC Network of State Coordinators)

8:55: Shawnee Ancestral Ceramics: Recovering an Ancient Art Form through Archaeometrics – Ben Barnes (Shawnee Tribe)

9:20: Co-Creation in Public Archaeology: From Memphis, TN to Ancash, Peru – Elizabeth Cruzado Carranza and Robert Connolly (Louisiana State University)

9:45-10:15: Break

10:15-11:30: Plenary Session, cont. (Conference A) – Archaeology and Community:  Local, Regional, National, and International Case Studies

Organizer: Bonnie Pitblado (University of Oklahoma & Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network)

10:15: The Heritage Education Network: From Individual Efforts to Professional Actions – Carol Ellick (The Heritage Education Network)

10:40: Introducing OKPAN, the Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network – Bonnie Pitblado, Allison Douglas, Meghan Dudley, and Amy Clark (Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network)

11:10: Open Q&A

11:30-1:00 Speaker-Hosted Discussion Luncheon (Suite B2/B4)

1:00-2:30: Forum (Conference A): Building and Sustaining Meaningful Collaborations among Archaeologists and Members of Oklahoma Tribal Nations

Organizers and Moderators: Brandi Bethke (Oklahoma Archeological Survey) and Bonnie Pitblado (University of Oklahoma & Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network)

2:30-3:00 Break

3:00-4:00: Forum, cont. (Conference A): Building and Sustaining Meaningful Collaborations among Archaeologists and Members of Oklahoma Tribal Nations

Organizers and Moderators: Brandi Bethke (Oklahoma Archeological Survey) and Bonnie Pitblado (University of Oklahoma & Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network)

4:00-5:30: Poster Session (Corridor B): Current Research in Oklahoma

Featuring open bar, courtesy of local breweries

6:00-9:00: Oklahoma Archaeology Conference 2018 Banquet (Conference A)

7:00 PM: Keynote presentation, Joe Watkins (ACE Consultants, President-Elect of the Society for American Archaeology)

 

Saturday, March 3

8:00-9:40: Symposium (Conference A): Current Research in Oklahoma

Organizers: Patrick Livingood (University of Oklahoma) and Dean Afendras (Afendras Archaeology)

8:00: Recent Archaeological Investigations in No Man’s Land – Lee Bement (Oklahoma Archeological Survey)

8:20: Frisco Chert and Calf Creek People: A Lithic Conveyance Example – Don Wyckoff (University of Oklahoma)

8:40: Hunter-Gatherer Archaeology in Eastern Oklahoma: Recent Research and Future Directions – Brian Andrews (Rogers State University)

9:00: Excavations at the Jumper Creek Site: Preliminary Results – Mark Latham (Burns & McDonnell)

9:20: The Uncas (34KA172) Star Chart – Susan Vehik (University of Oklahoma)

9:40-10:00: Break

10:00-12:00: Symposium (Conference A): Current Research in Oklahoma, cont.

Organizers: Patrick Livingood (University of Oklahoma) and Dean Afendras (Afendras Archaeology)

10:00: Crafted from a Distance: A Provenance and Stylistic Study of Spiro’s Earliest Fineware Pottery – Shawn Lambert (University of Oklahoma)

10:20: Geospatial Mapping of Geoarchaeological Literature in Oklahoma ­- Transportation Planning and Buried Archaeological Potential – Scott Sundermeyer (Oklahoma Department of Transportation)

10:40 The Frontier and Colonialism: Fort Towson in Indian Territory (1824-1854) – Catharine Wood (Oklahoma Historic Preservation Office)

11:00: Recent Archaeological Investigations at 19th Century Frontier Forts in Oklahoma – Amanda Regnier (Oklahoma Archeological Survey)

11:20: 1902-1903: Choctaw Removals by Train – Deanna Byrd (Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma Historic Preservation Department)

11:40: Why Forensic Archaeology is More Than Just Recovering Human Remains – Kent Buehler (University of Oklahoma)

12:00-1:00: Lunch Break

OKPAN Advisory Board Meeting (Room A6)

1:00-3:00: Symposium (Conference A): Oklahoma Archaeologists Worldwide

Organizers: Amy Clark (Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network, Algonquin Consultants) and Danielle Macdonald (University of Tulsa)

1:00: Patterns in Stone: Deciphering Neanderthal Site and Land Use Through Lithic Scatters – Amy Clark (Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network, Algonquin Consultants)

1:20: Communities of Interaction: Hunter-Gatherer Aggregation in Epipalaeolithic Jordan – Danielle Macdonald (University of Tulsa)

1:40: Clovis Learning and the Colonization of North America – Briggs Buchanan (University of Tulsa)

2:00: Rock Song: Confessions of an Oklahoma Lithic Analyst in New Mexico – Rebecca Hawkins (Algonquin Consultants)

2:20: Context and Processes in the Formation of the Paleoecological Record of Hall’s Cave, Texas: Archaeological or Paleoecological Site? – Carlos Cordova (Oklahoma State University)

2:40: The Rowe Valley Site (41WM437): A Study of Toyah Period Subsistence Strategies in Central Texas – Haley Rush (Cox McLain Environmental Consulting Inc.)

3:00-3:20: Break

3:20-5:00: Symposium (Conference A): Oklahoma Archaeologists Worldwide, cont.

Organizers: Amy Clark (Oklahoma Public Archaeology Network, Algonquin Consultants) and Danielle Macdonald (University of Tulsa)

3:20: Diversity and Persistence in the Borderlands Region – Matthew Pailes (University of Oklahoma)

3:40: Mining Old Collections for New Data: An Example from West Mexico – Bob Pickering (University of Tulsa)

4:00: How to Find a Zapotec Temple: Geophysical Prospection and Digital Mapping at Monte Alban, Oaxaca (Mexico) – Marc Levine (University of Oklahoma; Sam Noble Museum), Scott Hammerstedt (Oklahoma Archeological Survey), Amanda Regnier (Oklahoma Archeological Survey), and Alex Badillo

4:20: Amphorae, Fish Sauce, and the Colonial Encounter in Roman Portugal – Joey Williams (University of Central Oklahoma)

4:40: People, Places, and Things: Identifying Socialized Landscapes in the Bridger Mountains, Montana – Meghan Dudley (University of Oklahoma)