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Front Range Neanderthal Workshop


Tivoli 640

Start Date

12/11/2010 8:30 AM

End Time

12/11/2010 5:00 PM


8:30-9:00 Registration - Tivoli, Room 640
9:00 Introductory remarks
D. Howard, CLAS Dean, UC Denver
9:15 The Middle and Upper Pleistocene record of Western Europe and South Africa: Similarities and Differences.
P. Villa, CU Museum of Natural History
9:40 How to Think like a Neandertal.
T. Wynn & F. Coolidge, UC Colorado Springs
10:05 The Paleobiogeography of Central Asia: Addressing the Validity of a Neandertal Range.
M. Glantz, Colorado State University
10:30 Coffee break
10:45 'Necessity is the Mother of Invention': Late Neanderthal Cultural Innovation in Context
J. Riel-Salvatore, UC Denver
11:10 The Neandertal-Modern Human Biocultural Transition in South-Central Europe: The Evidence From Croatia.
J.C. Ahern et al., University of Wyoming
11:35 The Early Upper Paleolithic of Eastern Europe Reconsidered..
J.F. Hoffecker, CU Boulder
12:00 The Upper Paleolithic Levels at Ksar Akil, Lebanon, and the Levantine Aurignacian.
J. Williams, SWCA
12:30 Student poster session
T. Beeton et al.: GIS Modeling of Hominin Landscape Exploitation Strategies in Central Asia.
L. Denton: The Internal Structure of Shovel Shaped Incisors Revealed.
I.C. Ludeke et al.: Contrasting Neanderthal and Homo sapiens use of space at Riparo Bombrini, Italy.
I. Riley et al.: Evaluating the Ballistic Properties of Levallois Points from ‘Ain Difla (Jordan).
C.J. Tinti: Understanding Patterned Behaviors through the Analysis of Femoral Neck Torsion.
1:15 Lunch
2:30 Round-table discussion - Tivoli, Room 444
Invited discussants:
F. Coolidge, UC Colorado Springs C. Musiba, UC Denver
S. Nash, DMNS
D. Tracer, UC Denver
5:00 Closing reception.

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