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Job Announcements

Missouri Department of Transportation is looking for an Archaeologist for Historic Preservation Section (Apply online by October 27, 2020)

Paid Internship Opportunities at the Field Museum

 Postdoctoral Research Associate in Archaeological Collections Management wanted by Illinois State Archaeological Survey (Open until filled)

 Missouri State University is looking to hire a new Director for the Center for Archaeological Research (Apply onlineMore info

 Curator wanted for Logan Museum of Anthropology (More info)

 Wapsie Valley Archaeology, Inc. is seeking a professional Archaeologist

Principal Investigator with Commonwealth Heritage Group

News & Updates

Renew your MAC Membership for 2020

**2020 Business Meeting over Zoom on Oct 7 (see details - Must be a current member of MAC)

Recent passing of two giants in archaeology: W. Raymond Wood on October 2 and George C. “Doc” Frison on September 7, 2020. 

University of Illinois NAGPRA Update: Moratorium

New Videos on Archaeology of Personhood and by Pre- and Post-contact Indians of the Eastern Woodlands (direct link to videos, full notice with symposium details)

Announcing 7th Grant Cycle for SPARC Funding Dedicated to Promote Geospatial Research in Archaeology

☛ Elizabeth Baldwin (Betsy) Garland obituary (Read here)

 MCJA Moves to a New Publisher

☛ Larry Dean Grantham passed away on June 23, 2020 (Read obituary)

 Online guide to “Talking About Race,” designed by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture (webpage)

 MAC Occasional Paper Volume 4 now available (webpage)

Deadline for Summer Fellowship for Native American Students Extended to April 3 (PDF Flyer)

SIU Summer Field School in Historical Archaeology (PDF Flyer, More Info)

Outcomes from the 2019 Geophysics Student Workshop (webpage)

Announcing 2020 MAC Student Paper Competition (PDF Flyer, 2020 Annual Meeting page)

Editor Position Announcement for the Midwest Archaeological Perspectives 

The latest volume of the journal Indiana Archaeology is now available from the Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology (DHPA)

First Notice for The Mississippian Conference at Cahokia Mounds on July 8, 2020

MAC member Lynn Goldstein will be this year's recipient of the SAA Lifetime Achievement Award!

Introducing a new book series Midwest Archaeological Perspectives

Recent Theses & Dissertations

Temporal Use of Koster Mounds: Functional Morphology, Mortuary Practices, and Paleopathology in the Prehistoric Lower Illinois River Valley

An Examination of Flintlock Components at Fort St. Joseph (20BE23), Niles, Michigan

Community Identity, Culinary Traditions and Foodways in the Western Great Lakes

A Multiproxy Analysis of Culinary, Technological, and Environmental Interactions in the Northern Great Lakes Region

"This is the Way Things are Run": Land Use on the Grand Portage Reservation During Office of Indian Affairs Occupation, 1854-1930

Stone Tools and Agricultural Communities: Economic, Microwear, and Residue Analyses of Wisconsin Oneota Lithic Assemblages