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VAS-NHAS Joint Spring Meeting

March 30 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm


Saturday, March 30, 2019
Dartmouth College, Hanover NH

9:00 am – Registration opens.  Morning refreshments.
9:50 am – Opening remarks
10:00 – 11:45 am – Speakers
11:45 – 1:15 pm – Lunch on your own
1:45 – 3:15 pm – Speakers
3:15 – 3:45 pm – Reception for meeting attendees in the Hood Museum atrium.
3:45 – 4:30 pm – Guided tour of the recently renovated Hood Museum of Art with museum curators

Location:  Filene Auditorium, Moore Psychology Building.  Parking is available in the Maynard lot across the street.  Other college lots are also open at no charge.  (Metered parking on the streets is not free on Saturdays.)

Registration fee:  $10 at the door.  Students enrolled in any institution and Dartmouth faculty and staff all receive complimentary registration.


The Homer Stone Quartzite Quarry: Discerning the Chronology and Activity Areas within a Portion of the Quarry
Geoffrey Mandel, UVM Consulting Archaeology Program

Diners, Drive-Ins, and Caribou: Interdisciplinary Research and the Paleoindian Northeast, Perspectives from The Bull Brook Site, Ipswich, MA
Jen Ort

Current Underwater Archaeology Research at the Lake Champlain Maritime Museum
Chris Sabick, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

The Water Powered Mills of Lebanon NH 
Matt Labbe, Project Archaeologist, Monadnock Archaeological Consulting, LLC

Homo naledi and the Chamber of Secrets: A Previously Unknown Human Ancestor from Rising State Cave
Professor Jeremy DeSilva, Dartmouth College Department of Anthropology

Modeling Roman Era Maritime Transport
Scott Arcenas, Lecturer, Dartmouth College Department Classics

Campus maps are available on line at http://dartmouth.edu/dartmouth-maps.  To reach Maynard St., go north on North Park Street (NH Rte 120) along the east edge of campus; turn left onto College St. and then right onto Maynard  St.. Or, turn onto College St. from East Wheelock Street at the southeast corner of The Green, go north on College St. and then turn left onto Maynard St.  Directions to the campus are available on line at http://dartmouth.edu/directions-dartmouth


March 30
9:00 am - 5:00 pm




Dartmouth College
Moore Psychology Bldg
Hanover, NH 03755 United States
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