A display showcasing the digitization of archival materials. Located in the Humboldt State University Library using select materials from Humboldt Room Special Collections. Spring 2016 Semester.
“Rock Art Vandals: An Assessment of Public Interactions with Archaeological Resources.” Research presented at the Anthropology Research Symposium, Humboldt State University, March 24, 2016. Abstract This project studied the public opinions and discussion of the effects contemporary humans have at archaeological rock art sites in the United States. Preservation of rock art sites is attempted…… Continue reading Rock-Art Vandals: An Assessment of Public Interactions with Archaeological Resources
This is a brief lecture I put together in 2016 while I was assisting with a course on the Anthropology of Religion. This post is my outline for the lecture. What is Paranormal Anthropology? Paranormal Anthropology- -An interdisciplinary branch of anthropology with close ties to concepts from the anthropology of religion and consciousness, as well…… Continue reading An Introduction to Paranormal Anthropology
Presenting at the 2014 Anthropology Research Symposium, Humboldt State University Abstract Humans have a common practice of altering auditory perception, with the ability to extend their sound experience through creating instruments, building acoustic amphitheater spaces, and producing rhythm and music with the body as with clapping, chanting, and singing. The field of archaeoacoustics offers insight…… Continue reading The Sound of Silence: Suggesting an Evolutionary Perspective in Archaeoacoustics
Presenting at the 2014 Undergraduate Research Symposium presented by the Humboldt State University Library Abstract Modeling the thoughts and beliefs of ancient persons is an arduous calling for archaeologists, as this data falls into the intangible realm. Often the most direct material link to the ancient mind is found in rock art. With resilience to…… Continue reading Modeling Consciousness in Archaeology: A Non-Invasive Approach