Activités de la SOA et ses chapitres

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    • November 21, 2018
    • 7:30 PM
    • 19 Russell Street, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, St. George Campus, 2nd Floor Boardroom, Rm. 246

    Speakers: Alisha Mohamed-Marchant, M.A., Archaeologist/Material Culture Analyst // Golder Associates Ltd.
    Matthew Muttart, M.Sc., Archaeological Field Supervisor/Zooarchaeological Analyst // Golder Associates Ltd.

    Topic: CRM Behind the Scenes

    While the excavation and discovery of archaeological material in the field has always captured the attention of many, the detailed research and analysis that occurs once those artifacts and ecofacts arrive in the lab is an adventure of its own.

    From flaked lithic tools to calcined animal bone, this presentation aims to provide a behind-the-scenes look at the various steps undertaken in the Cultural Resource Management sector to carefully process, analyze and store objects of cultural significance recovered from various Euro-Canadian and Indigenous sites across Ontario.

    We encourage all interested persons to attend Toronto Chapter meetings free of charge and invite you to become a member of the OAS and the Chapter. Bring a friend!

    There will be a speaker, light refreshments, and time to socialize with other members.
    • December 11, 2018
    • 7:30 PM
    • PAS 1241 University of Waterloo

    Speaker: Holly Martelle, Principal, Timmins Martelle Heritage Consultants

    Topic: Title TBA


    • February 12, 2019
    • 7:30 PM
    • PAS 1241 University of Waterloo

    Speaker: Shari Prowse, Review Officer, Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, and Jim Keron

    Topic: Title TBA


    • March 12, 2019
    • 7:30 PM
    • PAS 1241 University of Waterloo

    Speaker: Dana Thacher, PhD Student, Dept. of Anthropology, McMaster University

    Topic: Salvaging on the Coast of Erebus Bay, King William Island: An Analysis of Inuit Interaction with Material from the Franklin Expedition


    Over the course of the 19th century, many European explorers sailed in search of a Northwest Passage through the Canadian Arctic. These journeys brought them into territory occupied by Inuit, who both traded with the explorers for various goods and interacted with the material that they left behind. I examined the remains of two ship’s boats from three sites on King William Island (NgLj-2, NgLj-3, and NgLj-8) that were abandoned by members of the Franklin expedition and subsequently found and altered by an Inuit sub-group called the Netsilik. This research demonstrates that Inuit utilized these boats in a manner that reflects (1) their environment, (2) what the material afforded, (3) their past experiences with Europeans and European material, and (4) their intended uses of the material. These alterations ascribed new meaning to the material and redefines the remains of the boats in Erebus Bay as simultaneously Netsilik and European material.
    • April 09, 2019
    • 7:30 PM
    • PAS 1241 University of Waterloo

    Speaker: Amy St. John, PhD Candidate, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Western Ontario

    Topic: Using Micro Computed Tomography to explore Ceramic Rim Formation Practices on a Late Woodlands Borderland


    Micro CT analysis offers a new perspective on pottery manufacture, augmenting traditional studies that focus on decorative and morphological aspects of ceramics. High resolution, three dimensional, micro CT images reveal different ways of forming vessels, identifying characteristic tendencies in motor habits and learned behaviours that are grounded in the specific contexts of learning and in the actions of ceramic manufacture. To explore this potential, I have scanned sherds from more than 60 vessels from a cluster of archaeological sites near Arkona, Ontario, with a focus on the rim portions of vessels. Mirco CT scans can help us better understand these contemporaneous and sequentially occupied sites (ca. 1100-1250 A.D.) in a borderlands area, between what have been known as the archaeological Western Basin and Ontario Iroquoian traditions.

Activités passées

November 13, 2018 Grand River Chapter - The Iler Earthworks
November 11, 2018 OAS 2018 Symposium Sunday Bus Tour
November 11, 2018 OAS 2018 Sunday Workshop - Does that Apply to Me??? Best Practices for Avocational and Chapter-based Archaeology Projects on Indigenous Lands
November 10, 2018 OAS 2018 Symposium Vendor Table Registration
November 09, 2018 OAS 2018 Friday Workshop - Using Archival Records in Archaeological and Family History Research
November 09, 2018 2018 OAS Symposium - Connections and Pathways through the Past
November 08, 2018 London Chapter - No November Meeting
October 23, 2018 Peterborough Chapter - Michi Saagiig Nishnaabeg: This Is Our Territory
October 18, 2018 Ottawa Chapter - Canadians and the Founding of the Society for American Archaeology, 1934-1942
October 17, 2018 Toronto Chapter - The Unexpected Finds at AhHa-317, a Late Woodland Habitation Site in Hamilton, Ontario
October 11, 2018 London Chapter - Canadians and the Founding of the Society for American Archaeology, 1934-1942
October 09, 2018 Grand River Chapter - Title TBA - Greg Braun
October 09, 2018 Windsor Chapter - Corduroy Road in Kitchener
September 25, 2018 Peterborough Chapter - Using Changes in Costumes to Understand Changes in Culture
September 20, 2018 Ottawa Chapter - The Archaeology of Gambling: Identifying Social Networks through a Shared Fluency in Games
September 19, 2018 Toronto Chapter - Beardmore: The Viking hoax that Scandalized the Royal Ontario Museum
September 19, 2018 Huronia Chapter - No September Meeting
September 13, 2018 London Chapter - Excavations and Analyses of the 19th Century Dutch Middenbeemster Cemetery
September 11, 2018 Grand River Chapter - Title TBA - Paul Racher
August 15, 2018 Huronia Chapter - Conservation of Stone Memorials in Greyfriar’s Kirkyard, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
July 15, 2018 London Chapter - London Chapter Picnic at Longwoods
July 11, 2018 Huronia Chapter - William Armson Research
June 26, 2018 Peterborough Chapter - Sean Berger
June 17, 2018 Windsor Chapter - Picnic
June 06, 2018 Simcoe County AMP Open House - Midland
June 06, 2018 Simcoe County AMP Open House - Midland
June 05, 2018 Simcoe County AMP Open House - Cookstown
June 04, 2018 Simcoe County AMP Open House - Collingwood
June 04, 2018 Simcoe County AMP Open House - Collingwood
May 31, 2018 Simcoe County AMP Open House - Orillia
May 31, 2018 Simcoe County AMP Open House - Orillia
May 22, 2018 Peterborough Chapter - Dena Doroszenko
May 17, 2018 Hamilton Chapter - Demographic Disasters and Their Consequences: Revisiting Shell-Tempering Pottery at Neutral Iroquoian Sites
May 16, 2018 Toronto Chapter - Canadians and the Early Years of the SAA
April 24, 2018 Peterborough Chapter - NO MEETING
April 18, 2018 Toronto Chapter - The French Mission of Kenté: Examining its Place 350 Years Later
April 12, 2018 London Chapter - Untapping the Potential of 3D Archaeological Modeling
April 11, 2018 Huronia Chapter - Willow Depot Project
April 11, 2018 Windsor Chapter - "From Rocks to Reconciliation: Stage 5, Are We There Yet?"
April 10, 2018 Grand River Chapter - The Ball Site Fauna and Faunal Artifacts
March 27, 2018 Peterborough Chapter - The Richardson Site Project
March 21, 2018 Toronto Chapter - Water Level Management on the Rainy River and Indirect Impacts to Archaeological Sites
March 16, 2018 Thunder Bay Chapter - 2018 Lake Superior Basin Workshop
March 15, 2018 Ottawa Chapter - The Lansdowne Ironworks – A Community Archaeological Project
March 14, 2018 Huronia Chapter - Sacred Landscapes and the Ancient Town of Nebo
March 13, 2018 Grand River Chapter - Ritual, Social Organization, and Monumental Architecture: A Case Study of Monumental Tombs in the Göksu Valley, Turkey
March 09, 2018 Thunder Bay Chapter - "Archaeologists Never find the Good Stuff"
March 08, 2018 London Chapter - Ongoing Remote Sensing Work at the Gallinazo Group Site in the Virú Valley, Peru
March 06, 2018 Peterborough Chapter - Archaeology of the Franklin Expedition: The Wrecks of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror
February 27, 2018 Peterborough Chapter - “What was on the menu in the Peterborough area thirteen hundred years ago?”
February 21, 2018 Toronto Chapter - Curating Vikings: The Exhibition
February 15, 2018 Hamilton Chapter - The Third Voice: Examining The Archaeology of the Underground Railroad in Southern Ontario
February 14, 2018 Windsor Chapter - Preliminary GPR and Magnetometer Results from the WEDigHistory Geophysics Survey
February 14, 2018 Huronia Chapter - Archaeology of the Oro African Church
November 17, 2017 2017 Annual OAS Symposium
November 04, 2016 2016 OAS Symposium
April 21, 2016 Ottawa Chapter Meeting
April 20, 2016 Toronto Chapter Meeting
April 14, 2016 London Chapter Meeting
April 13, 2016 Windsor Chapter Talk
October 16, 2015 OAS 2015 Symposium – Circles of Interaction: The Wendat and their Neighbours in the Time of Champlain
September 05, 2015 Peterborough Chapter Book Launch
October 23, 2014 The Land Between OAS Annual Conference - Peterborough 2014
September 17, 2014 Toronto Chapter September 2014 Meeting
September 11, 2014 London Chapter September 2014 Meeting
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