3-0040
CULTURAL TRANSMISSION STUDIES: TREE AND NETWORK MODELS OF MICRO- AND MACROEVOLUTION
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Reviewed By: Evolutionary Anthropology Society
Thursday, November 15, 2012: 8:00 AM-9:45 AM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Practicing and Applied Anthropologists, Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students, Those involved in mentoring activities
Organizers:  Nathalie Gontier (Centre for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon) and Emanuele Serrelli (University of Milano Bicocca and Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab, Centre for Philosophy of Science)
Chairs:  Nathalie Gontier (Centre for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon) and Larissa Mendoza Straffon (Leiden University)
8:15 AM
The Challenge of Tree-Thinking and Network-Thinking: Conceptual Issues Across Biological and Cultural Domains
Emanuele Serrelli (University of Milano Bicocca and Applied Evolutionary Epistemology Lab, Centre for Philosophy of Science)
8:45 AM
Phylogeographic Approaches to Tracing Human Cultural Ancestry
Quentin Douglas Atkinson (University of Auckland)
9:00 AM
Units, Levels and Mechanisms of Cultural Evolution, An Applied Evolutionary Epistemological Account
Nathalie Gontier (Centre for Philosophy of Science, University of Lisbon)
9:15 AM
Mosaic Evolution In Cultural and Biological Frameworks: Dynamics Vary with Scale
Anna Marie Prentiss (The University of Montana) and Matthew Joseph Walsh (University of Montana)
9:30 AM
Using Cladistics to Interpret Archaeological Assemblages: The Slate Tool Tradition At Bridge River, British Columbia
Matthew Joseph Walsh (University of Montana) and Anna Marie Prentiss (The University of Montana)
9:45 AM
Pleistocene Network Interactions and the Origins of Visual Art
Larissa Mendoza Straffon (Leiden University and Leiden University)
10:00 AM
The Economics of Cultural Transmission
Alberto Bisin (New York University)