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BIOARCHAEOLOGISTS SPEAK OUT: CHALLENGING THE PUNDITS WITH EVIDENCE AND NEW DISCOVERIES FROM THE PAST (PART 1)
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Sponsored By: AAA Executive Program Committee
Saturday, November 19, 2016: 1:45 PM-3:30 PM

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This session would be of particular interest to:
Teachers of Anthropology in Community Colleges, Students
Organizers:  Debra L Martin (University of Nevada, Las Vegas) and Jane E Buikstra (Arizona State University)
Chairs:  Jane E Buikstra (Arizona State University) and Debra L Martin (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
1:45 PM
Bioarchaeologists (SHOULD) Speak out
Jane E Buikstra (Arizona State University)
2:00 PM
No Better Angels Here – Questioning Popularized Notions of Violence
Debra L Martin (University of Nevada, Las Vegas)
2:30 PM
Giants in the Earth: Is Stature Our Best Measure of Adaptation in the Past?
Della Collins Cook (Indiana University, Department of Anthropology)
3:00 PM
Stone-Agers in the Fast Lane? How Bioarchaeologists Can Address the Paleodiet Myth
Hallie Ruth Buckley (University of Otago, New Zealand)
3:15 PM
Misconceptions about the Bioarchaeology of Plague: Part I
Sharon DeWitte (University of South Carolina, Columbia)