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Presentations:

Bérubé, Éloi

2017      “L’alimentation des Mixtèques lors de l’époque coloniale : Une étude archéobotanique à Achiutla, Oaxaca, Mexique.” Session : Archéologues québécois à l’international. Organisateurs : Ariane Pépin et Laurence Pouliot. 36e colloque annuel de l’Association des archéologues du Québec, Montréal, QC. 

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2017:     “Ancient Maya Foodstuffs: Agents and Matter, Medium and Message.” Session: Parsing Posthumanism. Organizers: Craig N. Cipolla and Oliver Harris.  Theoretical Archaeology Group annual meetings, Toronto, ON.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2017:     “Ethnoecology, Gastronomic Heritage, and the Ever-Present Past.”  Lecture series of Environmental Studies and Anthropology, Rhode Island College. Providence, RI.

 

Reilly, Sophie

2017      “Plants in Ancient Pots: A Comparative Study of Paleoethnobotanical Results from Unwashed and Washed Ceramics.”  Poster Session: South America II. Society for American Archaeology 82nd annual meetings, Vancouver, BC

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2017:     “Flora, Ethnoecology, and Foodways in the Land of the Sky.”  Session: In the Land of the Sky: Recent Interdisciplinary Archaeological Research in the Lower Río Verde, Oaxaca. Organizers: Arthur A. Joyce and Sarah B. Barber.  Society for American Archaeology 82nd annual meetings, Vancouver, BC.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2017:     “Ancient Maya Botanical Foodstuffs: Medium and Message.”  Session: Feast or Famine: The Social Uses of Food in Ancient Maya Culture.  Organizer: Traci Ardren.  Society for American Archaeology 82nd annual meetings, Vancouver, BC.

 

Bérubé, Éloi,  Shanti Morell-Hart, and Sophie Reilly

2017:     “Arts and Sciences of Ancient Plants at McMaster University.” Session: Foundations for Innovation: The Past, Present, and Future of Archaeological Science at McMaster.  Organizers: Andrew P. Roddick and Aubrey Cannon. Society for American Archaeology 82nd annual meetings, Vancouver, BC.

 

King, Stacie, Shanti Morell-Hart, and Elizabeth Konwest

2017:     “Sacred Worlds and Pragmatic Science in the Aftermath of Conquest: The Hidden Caves of Cerro del Convento.”  Session: Mountain Towns and Crossroads: Archaeology of the Sierra Sur of Oaxaca, Mexico.  Organizer: Alex E. Badillo. Society for American Archaeology 82nd annual meetings, Vancouver, BC. 

 

McNeil, Cameron L., Edy Barrios, Shanti Morell-Hart, Bryce Brown, and Richard Terry

2017:     “Tracing Pathways of Power, Identity, and Landscape at Río Amarillo, Copan Valley, Honduras.”  Session: Copan II: The Late Classic, Terminal Classic, and Postclassic Periods.  Organizer: Edy Barrios.  Society for American Archaeology 82nd annual meetings, Vancouver, BC.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2016:     “Foodways, Ethnoecology, and Gastronomic Heritage in Mesoamerica.”  Lecture Series for the Archaeological Institute of America, Niagara Peninsula chapter.  Brock University, Ontario.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2016:     “The Dish of Theseus.” Session T-09: What Do We Mean by the Meaning of Archaeological Evidence?  Organizers: John C. Barrett and Zoe Crossland.  World Archaeological Congress (WAC-8). Kyoto, Japan.

 

Scherer, Andrew K., Griselda Pérez Robles, Charles W. Golden, Omar Alcover, Shanti Morell-Hart, Alejandra Roche Recinos, and Mallory Matsumoto

2016:     “Resultados de la Primera Temporada de Investigaciones del Proyecto Paisaje Piedras Negras-Yaxchilan.” Session: Arqueología de las Tierras Bajas.  XXX Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueológicas en Guatemala, 2016. Ministerio de Cultura y Deportes, Dirección General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural.  Museo Nacional de Arqueología y Etnología, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2016:     “Cuisine at the Crossroads.” Session: The Copán Kingdom and its Political Interactions along the Southeastern Maya Frontier.  The Society for American Archaeology 81st Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2016:     “Ancient Foodways: From Paleoethnobotany to Gastronomic Heritage.”  The Archaeology Centre Lecture Series in conjunction with The Food and Subsistence Interest Group.  University of Toronto, Ontario.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2015:     “Foodways, Ethnoecology, and Gastronomic Heritage in Mesoamerica.”  Council on Archaeological Studies Lecture Series.  Yale University, New Haven, CT.

 

Chatters, James, Pilar Luna Erreguerena, Dominique Rissolo, Shanti Morell-Hart, and Patricia Beddows

2015:     “An Overview of the Hoyo Negro Project and Its Findings.”  Session: The Hoyo Negro Project: Recent Investigations of a Submerged PaleoAmerican Cave Site in Quintana Roo, Mexico. The Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA.  

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2015:     “The Dish of Theseus.” Theoretical Archaeology Group annual meetings, New York, NY.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2015:     “Fedickschrift: Notes on a Prominent Historical Figure in Ethnoecology, Ethnoarchaeology, and Landscape Studies.”  Session: The Managed Mosaic: Papers in Honor of Scott L. Fedick.  The Society for American Archaeology 80th Annual Meetings, San Francisco, CA. 

 

Reports:

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2017                        Capítulo 13: Análisis Paleoetnobotánico.  In Proyecto Paisaje Piedras Negras – Yaxchilán: Informe de la Primera Temporada de Investigación. Griselda Pérez Lopez, Andrew K. Scherer, and Charles Golden, eds. Pp. 106-115. Report submitted to the Dirección General del Patrimonio Cultural y Natural of the Instituto de Antropología e Historia (IDAEH) of Guatemala. 

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2016                        Proyecto Paisaje Piedras Negras-Yaxchilán (PPPNY) 2016: Sediment Sampling and Processing for Macrobotanical and Phytolith Analyses.  Project Directors: Charles Golden, Andrew K. Scherer, Griselda Pérez Lopez.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2016                        Proyecto Paisaje Piedras Negras-Yaxchilán (PPPNY) 2016:  Microbotanical Extractions from Artifacts.  Project Directors: Charles Golden, Andrew K. Scherer, Griselda Pérez Lopez.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2016                        Review of macrobotanical remains from Nicaraguan samples. Unpublished report. McMaster Paleoethnobotany Research Facility (MPERF).  Hamilton, Ontario.  Project Director: Clifford Brown.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2016                        Results of microbotanical analysis of sediments from Buenavista (MVAP 2009) samples.  Unpublished report.  McMaster Paleoethnobotany Research Facility (MPERF).  Hamilton, Ontario.  Project Director: Meaghan Peuramaki-Brown.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2015                        Proyecto Arqueológico Río Amarillo Copán (PARAC): Macrobotanical Scan of 2011 Excavation Samples.  Project Directors: Cameron McNeil and Edy Barrios.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2015                        Proyecto Arqueológico Río Amarillo Copán (PARAC):  2015 Microbotanical Extractions from Artifacts.  Project Directors: Cameron McNeil and Edy Barrios.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2015                        Proyecto Río Verde: Resultados del Análisis Paleoetnobotánico de Fracciones Ligeras de Flotación, 2014.  Project Report submitted to the Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia.  Mexico City, Mexico.       

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2015                        Proyecto Río Verde: Results from 2014 Paleoethnobotanical Analysis of Light Fraction Samples.  Project Directors: Arthur Joyce and Sarah Barber.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2013                        Inventory of Macrobotanical Samples from the Cerro del Convento Site, Oaxaca, Mexico. Unpublished report.  Project Director: Stacie King.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2012                        Analysis of Macrobotanical Samples from the Late Pleistocene Hoyo Negro Site, (TP-M 001.1), Quintana Roo, Mexico.  Report submitted to Dominique Rissolo, Waitt Institute.

 

Publications:

Luna Erreguerena, Pilar, James C. Chatters, Dominique Rissolo, Joaquin Arroyo-Cabrales, Deborah Bolnick, Shanti Morell-Hart, Patricia A. Beddows, Eduard Reinhardt, Alberto Nava-Blank, Alejandro Alvarez, Franco Attolini,  and Roberto Chávez-Arce

(in press)              Hoyo Negro: Un Sitio Prehistórico en Quintana Roo.  In Investigación, Conservación, y Manejo del Patrimonio Cultural Sumergido en México.  Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH).  Distrito Federal, México.

 

Chatters, James C., Dominique Rissolo, Joaquin Arroyo-Cabrales, Thomas W. Stafford, Jr., Brian M. Kemp, Alejandro Alvarez, Alberto Nava-Blank, Franco Attolini, Patricia A. Beddows, Eduard Reinhardt, Shawn Kovacs, Shawn Collins, Shanti Morell-Hart, Roberto Chávez-Arce, Susan Bird, and Pilar Luna Erreguerena

(in press)              Hoyo Negro: Tapping the Paleoanthropological and Paleoecological Potential of a Deeply Submerged, Underground Chamber on the Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico. In The Archaeology of Underwater Caves.  Peter Campbell, Editor.  Oxbow Books.

 

Farahani, Alan, Katherine L. Chiou, Rob Q. Cuthrell, Anna Harkey, Shanti Morell-Hart, Christine A. Hastorf, and Payson D. Sheets

2017                        Exploring Culinary Practices through GIS Modeling at Joya de Cerén, El Salvador. In Social Perspectives from Environmental Archaeology Data: Food, Place, and PeopleMaria Bruno and Matthew Sayre, editors.  Springer.

 

Scherer, Andrew K., Griselda Pérez Robles, Charles W. Golden, Shanti Morell-Hart, Omar Alcover, Alejandra Roche Recinos, and Mallory Matsumoto

2016                        Resultados de la Primera Temporada de Investigaciones del Proyecto Paisaje Piedras Negras-Yaxchilán. In Conference Proceedings of the XXX Simposio de Investigaciones Arqueológicas en Guatemala, 2016.  Guatemala City, Guatemala.

 

Herlich, Jessica and Shanti Morell-Hart

2015                        Visualization and Collaborative Practice in Paleoethnobotany.  SAA Archaeological Record 15(4):24-30.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2015                        The Scene of Disciplined Seeing.  Then Dig (online journal). http://arf.berkeley.edu/then-dig/2015/06/the-scene-of-disciplined-seeing/

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2015                        Paleoethnobotanical Analysis, Post-Processing.  In Method and Theory in Paleoethnobotany.  Jade D'Alpoim Guedes, John Marston, and Christina Warinner, editors. Pp. 371-390. University Press of Colorado. 

 

Morehart, Christopher and Shanti Morell-Hart

2015                        Beyond the Ecofact: Toward a Social Paleoethnobotany in Mesoamerica. Journal of Archaeological Method and Theory 22(2):483-511.

 

Chatters, James C., Douglas J. Kennett, Yemane Asmerom, Brian M. Kemp, Victor Polyak, Alberto Nava Blank, Patricia Beddows, Eduard Reinhardt, Joaquin Arroyo-Cabrales, Deborah A. Bolnik, Ripan S. Malhi, Brendan Culleton, Pilar Luna Erreguerena, Shanti Morell-Hart, Dominique Rissolo, and Thomas W. Stafford

2014                        Late Pleistocene Human Skeleton and mtDNA Links Paleoamericans and Modern Native Americans.  Science 344(6185):750-754.

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti, Rosemary A. Joyce and John S. Henderson

2014                        Multi-proxy Analysis of Plant Use at Formative Period Los Naranjos, Honduras.  Latin American Antiquity 25(1):65-81. 

 

Morell-Hart, Shanti

2012                        Foodways and Resilience under Apocalyptic Conditions.  Culture, Agriculture, Food and Environment (CAFE) 34(2):161-171.