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Upcoming Events

The Prehistory of "The Feathered Tempest" Passenger Pigeon Zooarchaeology in the Upper Midwest by Steven Kuehn, September 8, 7pm at Beloit College

Midwest Archaeological Conference
and Illinois Archaeological Survey Annual Meeting

October 2-4, 2014

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ISAS in the News

Archaeologists uncover nearly 1,000 year old village in Murphysboro KFVS Channel 12 Cape Girardeau, MO [updated July 24, 2014]

Radio Arts Foundation about the African-American historical legacy of Brooklyn, Illinois [updated July 24, 2014]

Articles on the Multiculturalism of Cahokia
[updated March 18, 2014]

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Current Research

Current ReasearchSummaries of interesting CRM testing and data-recovery investigations undertaken.
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ISAS also engages in research activities, including sponsoring, directing, and conducting research into the archaeology of the state.
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June 16, 2014


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Published Articles

The Allure of the Exotic: Reexamining the Use of Local and DistantI Pipestone Quarries in Ohio Hopewell Pipe Caches
by Thomas E. Emerson, Kenneth B. Farnsworth, Sarah U. Wisseman, and Randall E. Hughes

A Mississippian Conflagration at East St. Louis
and its Political-Historical Implications

by Timothy R. Pauketat, Andrew C. Fortier, Susan M. Alt, Thomas E. Emerson




Updated: 08/06/2014 RS

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