The Archaeological Conservancy's

2021 Fall Virtual Lecture Series

Keep scrolling to see a list of our Fall lectures.  Our entire collection of recorded lectures is available on the playlist below ordered from the most recent all the way back to our spring series.  Stay tuned as we announce future events and thank you all for attending!

Sept 23 | The Gault Site and the Peopling of the Americas

Presented by | Dr. D. Clark Wernecke, Executive Director, The Gault School of Archaeological Research

For our first of our lecture series, Dr. Wernecke will discuss how new data challenges the inconsistent hypotheses regarding the peopling of the Americas. The Gault Site is a Conservancy preserve located in Central Texas that is important contributor to these discussions.

🎥 Click here to watch the recorded lecture.

Oct 7 | Archaeology at Lyon’s Bluff: Past, Present, and Future

Presented by | Dr. Evan Peacock, Director Emeritus at The Cobb Institute of Archaeology at Mississippi State University

On Oct. 7, Dr. Peacock will discuss what archaeological research reveals about Lyon’s Bluff, a Conservancy preserve that was once the site of an Indigenous agricultural village from around 1200 to 1650 AD in the Black Prairie of Mississippi.

🎥 Click here to watch the recorded lecture.

Oct 28 | The Curious Case of Colorado Cannibal Alferd Packer

Presented by | Dr. Erin Baxter, Curator of Archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Join us for a special Halloween edition of our Virtual Lecture series on Oct. 28, as Dr. Baxter explores the famous case of Colorado cannibal Alferd Packer through historical information, new archaeological data, and experimental archaeology.

🎥Click to watch the recorded lecture.

Nov 4 | "this distant and isolated post:"
The Role of Fort Tombecbe in La Louisiane, 1736-1763

Presented by | Dr. Ashley A. Dumas, Associate Professor for the University of West Alabama

Join us on November 4, as Dr. Dumas discusses how life at Fort Tombecbe, in modern-day Alabama, depended on the Choctaws, whose influence in political and daily matters is documented through historic records and archaeology.

🎥Click to watch the recorded lecture.

Nov 18 | The Moon’s Tears Fell on Cahokia

Presented by | Dr. Tim R. Pauketat, Director of the Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Illinois State Archaeologist, and a professor of Anthropology and Medieval Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

On Nov. 18, Dr. Pauketat will discuss what archaeology reveals about the rise and fall of the Cahokia culture with an exploration of sites like Trempealeau in Wisconsin, the Emerald Acropolis in Illinois, and the great earthen pyramid of Cahokia itself.

🎥Click here to watch the recorded lecture.

You can watch recordings of our 2020 Virtual Lectures Series here.
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