5-0825
A SUM GREATER THAN ITS PARTS: MULTI-DISCIPLINARY PERSPECTIVES ON LATER HUMAN EVOLUTION
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Sponsored By: AAA Executive Program Committee
Saturday, November 17, 2012: 1:45 PM-5:30 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students
Organizers:  Jamie L Clark (University of Alaska Fairbanks) and Adam P Van Arsdale (Wellesley College)
Chairs:  Jamie L Clark (University of Alaska Fairbanks) and Adam P Van Arsdale (Wellesley College)
Discussants:  Milford H Wolpoff (University of Michigan) and Julien Riel-Salvatore (University of Colorado-Denver)
2:00 PM
Why Humans (especially simple foragers) Are So Egalitarian
Frank W Marlowe (University of Cambridge)
2:15 PM
Territoriality, Tolerance and Testosterone: Hormonal Correlates of Male Chimpanzee Behavior and Their Implications for Human Evolution
Marissa Sobolewski (University of Michigan), John Mitani (University of Michigan) and Janine Brown (Smithsonian Institution)
2:30 PM
A Primate Perspective On the Evolution of Human Life History
Tanya M Smith (Harvard University), Andrew Bernard (Freelance Nature Photographer), Ronan Donovan (Freelance Nature Photographer), Zarin Machanda (Harvard University), Amanda Papakyrikos (Wellesley College) and Richard Wrangham (Harvard University)
2:45 PM
Childhood, Play and the Evolution of Cultural Capacity In Neanderthals and Early Modern Humans
April Nowell (University of Victoria and University of Victoria)
3:00 PM
Discussant
Milford H Wolpoff (University of Michigan)
3:15 PM
Break
4:00 PM
Neandertal Genetics: Drawing a New Boundary for Humanity
John D Hawks (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
4:30 PM
Working Hard or Hardly Working? A Preliminary Study of the Metabolic Costs of Stone Knapping
Eric Martin Heffter (University of Arizona), David Raichlen (Universtiy of Arizona and University of Arizona) and Steven Kuhn (University of Arizona)
4:45 PM
Language, Myth and the Symbolic Mind: Cultural Anthropology Enters the Middle Stone Age
Alan J Barnard (University of Edinburgh and University of Edinburgh)
5:00 PM
Discussant
Julien Riel-Salvatore (University of Colorado-Denver)