Paleoamerican Odyssey Conference Presentations  

October 16, 2013 (Wednesday)

12:00-6:00 pm       Registration
6:00-8:00 pm         Welcoming reception at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center

           

October 17, 2013 (Thursday)

8:00-8:30         Conference Introduction,
                        Native American Blessing by Mr. Jose Lucero (Santa Clara Pueblo, NM)

The Archaeology of late Pleistocene Beringia

9:30-10:00
Late Pleistocene Siberia: Setting the Stage for the Peopling of the Americas (Kelly Graf)
9:00-9:30
Human Technological and Behavioral Adaptation to Landscape Changes Before, During, and After the Last Glacial Maximum in Japan (Masami Izuho)
9:30-10:00
Yana RHS site, earliest occupation of Siberia (Vladimir Pitulko, Pavel Nikolskiy, Aleksandr Basilyan and Elena Pavlova)
10:00-10:30
Break   
10:30-11:00
Technology and Economy Among The Earliest Prehistoric Foragers in Interior Eastern Beringia (Ben Potter, Chuck Holmes, and David Yesner)
11:00-11:30
Biface Traditions of Northern Alaska and their Role in the Peopling of the Americas (Heather Smith, Jeff Rasic, and Ted Goebel)
11:30-12:00
Discussion–all presenters Q&A
12:00-1:30
Lunch

 
Late Pleistocene Migration Routes and the Origins of the First Americans
1:30-2:00
Vectors, Vestiges and Valhallas? Rethinking the Corridor (John W. Ives and Duane Froese)
2:00-2:30
After Clovis-First Collapsed: Reimagining the Peopling of the Americas (Jon M. Erlandson)
2:30-3:00
Searching for Pleistocene-Aged Submerged Archaeological Sites Along Western North America's Pacific Coast: Current Research and Future Needs (Quentin Mackie, Loren G. Davis, Daryl Fedje, Duncan McLaren and Amy E. Gusick)
3:00-3:30
The Chesapeake Bifaces: Evidence for an LGM Occupation of the Mid-Atlantic Region of North America? (Dennis Stanford, Darrin Lowery, Margaret Jodry, Bruce Bradley, Marvin Kay and Robert J. Speakman)
3:30-4:00 
Break
4:00-4:30
Three Stage Colonization Model for the Peopling of the Americas (Connie Mulligan and Andrew Kitchen)  
4:30-5:00
A Genomic Sequence of a Clovis Individual (Eske Willerslev)
5:00-5:30
The Late Pleistocene Human Settlement of Interior North America: The Role of Physiography and Sea Level Change (David G. Anderson, Thaddeus G. Bissett, and Stephen J. Yerka)
5:30-6:00
Discussion–all presenters Q&A 
 

October 18, 2013 (Friday)

The Clovis Archaeological Complex
8:00-8:30 Clovis Across the Continent: Distribution, Chronology, and Climate (Vance T. Holliday and Shane Miller)
8:30-9:00 Imagining Clovis as a Cultural Revitalization Movement (Bruce A. Bradley and Michael B. Collins)
9:00-9:30 Clovis-Era Subsistence: Continental Patterning and Regional Variability (Gary Haynes)
9:30-10:00 Break
10:00-10:30 Clovis Caches: An Update and Consideration of Their Role in the Colonization of New Lands (David Kilby and Bruce Huckell)
10:30-11:00 The Younger Dryas Boundary (YDB) Cosmic Impact Hypothesis, 12.9 ka: A Review (James P. Kennett, Allen West, Ted Bunch, and Wendy Wolbach)
11:00-11:30 Pleistocene Extinctions: The State of Evidence and the Structure of Debate (Nicole M. Waguespack)
11:30-12:00 Discussion-all presenters Q&A
12:00-1:30 Lunch
 
Late Pleistocene Achaeology of Western North America and South America, and the Biological Evidence for the Peopling of the Americas
1:30-2:00 The Increasing Complexity of the Colonization Process: A View from the North American West (Charlotte Beck and George T. Jones) 
2:00-2:30  Bioarchaeological Biographies of Ancient Americans (Douglas W. Owsley)
2:30-3:00 The First Humans in the Yucatan Peninsula Found in Drowned Caves: The Days of the Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene in a Changing Tropic (Arturo H. Gonzalez Gonzalez, A. Terrazas, W. Stinnesbeck, M. Benavente, J. Avilés, C. Rojas, J.M. Padilla, A. Velasquez, E. Acevez, and E. Frey)
3:00-3:30 Break
3:30-4:00 Rethinking Early Objects and Landscapes in the Southern Cone (Nora Flegenheimer, Laura Miotti and Natalia Mazzia)
4:00-4:30 Late Pleistocene Economic and Cultural Diversity in North Peru (Tom D. Dillehay)
4:30-5:00 The First Colonization of South America Eastern Lowlands: Brazilian Archaeological Contributions to Settlement of America Models (Adriana Schmidt Dias and Lucas Bueno)
5:00-5:30 Early Human Occupation of Lagoa Santa, Central Brazil: Implications for the Dispersion and Adaptation of Early Human Groups in South America (Mark Hubbe, Walter Neves, Danilo Bernardo, André Strauss, Astolfo Araujo, and Renato Kipnis with Neves)
5:30-6:00 Discussion-all presenters Q&A
 

October 19, 2013 (Saturday)

The Older-Than-Clovis Archaeological Record of North and South America
8:00-8:30 Adaptations along the Ice Margin: Analysis, Interpretation and Implications of Four Pre-Clovis Megafauna Butchery Sites in the Western Great Lakes Region (Daniel J. Joyce)
8:30-9:00 Paisley Caves: 14,500 Years of Human Occupations in the Northern Great Basin (Dennis L. Jenkins) 
9:00-9:30 In Search of the First Americans? What the Friedkin Site, Texas, and Manis Site, Washington Tell us About the First Americans (Michael Waters)
9:30-10:00 Break
10:00-10:30 The Ones that Still Won't Go Away (J. M. Adovasio and D. R. Pedler)
10:30-11:00 Topper, An Early Paleoamerican Site in South Carolina (Albert C. Goodyear, Douglas A. Sain, Megan Hoak King, Derek T. Anderson, and M. Scott Harris)
11:00-11:30 The Mammoth Steppe Hypothesis: The Mid Wisconsin (OIS 3) Peopling of the Americas (Steven R. Holen and Kathleen Holen)
11:30-12:00 Discussion-all presenters Q&A
12:00-1:30 Lunch
1:30-2:00 The Pleistocene Human Occupation of Piaui: An Unacceptable Reality? And Nevertheless they are Old! (Eric Boëda)
2:00-2:30 North America Before Clovis: Variance in Temporal/Spatial Cultural Patterns, 24,000 to 13,000 BP (Michael B. Collins, Dennis J. Stanford, and Darrin L. Lowery)
2:30-3:00 Fingerprinting Stone Tool Production Processes: Towards an Identification of Human Artifact Characteristics (William Andrefsky, Jr.)
3:00-3:30 A Geoarchaeological Approach to the Search for Pre-Clovis Sites in North America: An Example from the Central Plains (Rolfe D. Mandel)      
3:30-4:00 Geochronology, Stratigraphy and Taphonomy as the Foundations for Pre-Clovis Research (Thomas W. Stafford, Jr.)
4:00-5:30 Panel Discussion (Luis Alberto Borrero, Robert L. Kelly, Dennis H. O'Rourke, and Bonnie Pitblado)
5:30-6:00 Closing Statements,
Native American Blessing by Mr. Jose Lucero (Santa Clara Pueblo, NM)

Banquet          

Occupying New Lands: Global Migrations and Cultural Diversification with         Particular Reference to Australia (Peter Hiscock)