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PechaKucha Presentation

Baskets and Pots

PRESENTED ON APR 13, 2012
IN LONGMONT CO @ VOL 6

Richard Wilshusen is an archaeologist, and in this presentation he explains the material culture of baskets and pots. He explores the idea that the functionality behind the basket evolved in the design of ceramic pots. (in English)

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Let's Make a Pot

BY JESS ELOFSON
IN SIOUX FALLS

How do you produce a pot? Let Jess Elofson guide you through the process, start to finish, in her presentation. (in English)

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Prototyping Shelters

BY YUTA ITO
@ VOL 113 ON APR 30, 2014

Yuta Ito talks about his project in Italy. The aim of the project is to design a prototyping shelter at the exhibition site at archaeological park. The site is located in the centre of Mediterranean sea, a place which was not only influenced by Italian culture but also by Spanish, Greek, Arabic and Turkish cultures. 

 

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Ceramic travels

BY KARISSA CHASE
@ VOL 5 ON JUN 05, 2014

Karissa Chase is a Townsville girl who fled the city after graduating from high school, moved to Brisbane to study ceramics and hasn't looked back. After deciding to be a potter at the young age of 16, Karissa pursued her dream to do so. After graduating art college in Australia, America gave her the opportunity for love and the chance to introduce her ceramic work. Working with either the wheel or a rolling pin, each piece is not only cute, but how fortunate Karissa is to do what she loves. 

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Documenting Sunken Ship Sites

BY KELLY KEOGH
@ VOL 7 ON MAY 14, 2015

Kelly Keogh, PHD, an underwater archaeologist for NOAA in Honolulu, HI, describes how artifacts become historical record which in turn can create connection with our stories and civilization as a whole. One shipwreck discovery, the Two Brothers, is signifcant because it tells more of the story that inspired the novel, Moby Dick. She indeed shows us how all of these discoveries coming from a remote reef in the northwest Hawaiian islands do have significance to us all.

"Presentation of the Day" on May 28, 2015.

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Change Your Past

BY SHERRY BORZO
@ VOL 20 ON MAR 06, 2015

Personal historian Sherry Borzo shares a look at how our stories influence our past. 

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Unearthing Florida's Archaeology

BY SARAH NOHE
@ VOL 33 ON APR 26, 2016

Sarah Nohe of the Florida Public Archaeology Network brings the state's artifacts from the Ice Age to life.  While excavting burial grounds and fresh water springs, acheologists found bones, fabric, and tools which tell the story of how humans and animals coexisted. 

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A Lifetime of Change. Really?

BY SCOTT CAMPITELLI
@ VOL 21 ON JUL 14, 2016

Scott Campitelli talks about growing up in the 60s and 70s and looking back at surprising, significant punctuations in life. And without nostalgia, he reflects on the long span of political and social change, or lack of it, from the 80s to the present, and where that brings each of us today. Scott is a writer, public media advocate, and storyteller based in Burlington, Vermont.

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Exploring Ҫatalhöyük: A Neolithic Settlement.

BY IZZY BARTLEY
@ VOL 11 ON SEP 29, 2016

An overview of the archaeological dig at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ҫatalhöyük, a Neolithic settlement in Turkey.  This overview by presenter Izzy Bartley introduces the two main dig sites and explains how finds from the excavation have been used to decipher how the people of this settlement lived 9000 years ago.   

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Digging into Louisiana's History

BY CHIP MCGIMSEY
@ VOL 2 ON NOV 20, 2016

Chip McGimsey dives into Louisiana state’s 10,000 year human history, highlighting how we can work together to preserve that history and make our stories available.