archaeology - Events Calendar


Senior Seminar presentations

Anthropology senior students will present their research from the current semester. Join them to learn more about the department, hear about interesting topics and enjoy free food!

“More Than Shelter From the Storm” book launch

Join the Oklahoma Center for the Humanities at the Zarrow Center for a conversation with TU’s Danielle Macdonald and Brian Andrews (Rogers State University) as they discuss their recently edited book, More Than Shelter From the Storm: Hunter-Gatherer Houses and the Built Environment.

This book launch will be introduced by Anna Goldfield of The Dirt Podcast, and the authors will address the diversity of hunter-gatherer dwellings from the Neandertals to modern communities.

Anthropology student summer experiences

Hear students in the Anthropology Department discuss their summer fieldwork experience, and learn more about fulfilling a practicum and the opportunities that are available to students in the practical application of anthropology! Refreshments will be provided.

Open House for the Department of Anthropology and Sociology

We invite you to join us for an open house to meet our faculty and students and tour our world-class labs, collections and instruments. Please join us for light refreshments and lively discussions about potential collaborations and analytical services.

Retirement party for Professors Lindstrom, Pickering and Bailey

Please join the Department of Anthropology for light refreshments to honor and reminisce with Professors Lamont Lindstrom, Garrick Bailey and Bob Pickering. (A lecture by Dr. Lindstrom will precede this event at 4 p.m. in the Tyrrell Hall auditorium.)

This event is free and open to the public. Join the Lambda Alpha GroupMe for updates to this and other events.

Lamont Lindstrom: Recollections from Vanuatu and TU

Join the Anthropology Department in celebrating the careers of Lamont Lindstrom, Garrick Bailey and Bob Pickering, who have worked a combined total of 100 years at TU.

Lamont Lindstrom will be presenting his recollections from Vanuatu and TU at 4 p.m. in Tyrrell Hall. This will be followed by light refreshments in Hogue Gallery at 5 p.m. for toasts and celebrations.

This event is free and open to the public. Join the Lambda Alpha GroupMe for updates to this and other events.

First Annual Anthropology Festival

Join Lambda Alpha on Chapman Commons from Noon to 5pm for a great day of anthropology, food and fun. Atlatl (early human spear throwing technique) and javelin demonstrations, learn how to flintknap (make stone tools) and lots more!  This event is free and open to the public.

Join the Lambda Alpha GroupMe for updates to this and other events.

Lambda Alpha lecture: Brian Andrews

Brian Andrews, anthropological archaeologist and professor at Rogers State University, will be presenting his research titled This (very) old house: Folsom Residential Structures and Site Use at the Mountaineer Site, Colorado.

Lunch will be provided.

This presentation is free and open to the public. Join us in person at The University of Tulsa or online via Teams.

Please join the Lambda Alpha GroupMe to keep updated on any new events or changes to currently scheduled events.

Rachel Jones: Did they or didn’t they?

Did they or didn’t they? Using Paleoecology to identify the human role in ecosystem development.

Rachel Jones, professor of environmental science and biology from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma, will speak about using ancient environmental discoveries to determine the role humans played in the development of those ecosystems.

This presentation is free and open to the public. It will be in-person in the upper seminar room in Harwell Hall at The University of Tulsa, as well as streamed via Teams for those who are unable to attend.

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