The CMA has limited funds for hosting large events, but is invested in keeping the symposium free to all attendees. This both helps increase engagement with the public and allow professionals with minimal funds to attend! However, symposiums do come with a cost. Sponsors can help with this by paying small fees to host tables at the event or publish ads in the program. If you’re interested in helping sponsor this event, or possibly helping directly support the Student Paper Prize, please see sponsorship pricing options below:
Table Rental: $75 for single day
Full Page Program Ad: $75
Half Page Program Ad: $50
Logo Grouping on Program’s Back Page: $25
Donate to Student Paper Prize: $250 to support a prize in full. Can donate any amount up to that as well. The student will be notified of your contribution (unless anonymity is requested).
Contact Secretary/Treasurer Laura Koski at email@example.com interest or questions.
The 2023 CMA Symposium is scheduled for Friday, February 24th and Saturday, February 25th. The Planning Committee is currently working to solidify options both for in-person and virtual attendance – keep an eye out for final details here!
If you with to be on the notification list for Symposium details, or have any questions, contact Laura Koski at firstname.lastname@example.org
Video recordings are now up on the CMA’s new YouTube Channel will be appearing here. A few recordings are in the process of fresh edits or gaining permissions, so keep an eye out over the next week or so. Keep in mind, a few presentations could not be posted in the interest of data protections.
We wish to call particular attention to the Elden Johnson Lecture by Rob Mann (St. Cloud State University) “A Haunted Past and Haunting Presence: The Archaeology of Civilian and Military Forts Built During the Dakota-U.S. War of 1862”
The virtual symposium is free and open to the public. A Zoom link will be sent out to all registered participants in February 2021 prior to the symposium. For any questions, please contact email@example.com.
An email was sent out a few weeks back gauging membership interest in a virtual spring meeting of the CMA in late May in repsonse to Covid19. A number of members appeared interested, so we’re giving this a shot! Considering Memorial Day weekend lands in late May, we’re instead scheduling the meeting for Saturday, June 6 at 2pm. The plan is to use Google Meet (previously known as Google Hangouts). A calendar invite containing the link to the video meeting will be sent via email. You can RSVP to that link. If you need more information, please contact Laura Koski (see CMA board page).
Dr. Brian Hoffman of Hamline University will present “Along the Red Rock Ridge – Archaeology in a Sacred Landscape”
The Red Rock Ridge is an outcrop of Sioux Quartzite that stretches some 20 miles across the prairies and farmlands of southwestern Minnesota. A team of archaeologists, historians, naturalists, and American Indian elders has been working to understand the cultural and natural history of this unique landscape. They have documented a diverse range of archaeology sites from ancient stone quarries to astronomical observatories. Dr. Hoffman will discuss how this collaborative work has transformed our understanding of sacred places and human history.
Friday, April 26, 2019 6:30pm to 10pm Hamline University, St. Paul, MN, Anderson Center Rooms #304 & #305
Schedule Reception w/ Appetizers 6:30pm Cash Bar 6:30pm to 7:30pm Dinner 7:00pm Business Meeting followed by Presentation 7:45pm
The 2019 Lake Superior Basin Workshop will be held March 15 and 16 at the Anthro Department at University of Minnesota Duluth in Duluth, MN at Cina Hall is in the center of the complex. The dates are in UMDs break week so parking is somewhat less strict than normal; just be sure not to park in a RESERVED space or at meters (unless you plug them).
Bill Clayton had planned to hold it at Grand Portage but then was not sure that would be open, given the uncertainty of the Federal government funding. So UMD is an alternative location.
Displays are the heart of the workshop; PLEASE let Sue know know how much space you are needing for your display. We have 2 rooms with tables available.
Posters are welcome but please bring a stand or some means to prop it up. We do not have bulletin boards for posters.
Talks can be done if needed; however, the workshop was designed as a venue for small groups to discuss and argue and communicate.