“Andrews Place (1MB1): A Late Woodland-Mississippian Shell Midden on the Alabama Gulf Coast” by Dr. Blitz and Grace Riehm

Congratulations to Dr. Blitz and his M.A. student Grace Riehm for producing the  soon-to-be-released volume, Andrews Place (1MB1): A Late Woodland-Mississippian Shell Midden on the Alabama Gulf Coast. The book will be coming out as the next issue of the Journal of Alabama Archaeology. This is the journal of record for the state’s archaeological research and has […]

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Drs. Blitz, Knight, Phillips, and Davis published in RETHINKING MOUNDVILLE AND ITS HINTERLAND

Congratulations to Drs. John Blitz (Professor), Knight (Professor Emeritus), Phillips (PhD, 2012), and Davis (PhD, 2014) on their chapters in this his new publication on Moundville. Citations: Blitz, John H. 2016. Mound X and Selective Forgetting at Early Moundville. In Rethinking Moundville and Its Hinterland, edited by V. P. Steponaitis and C. M. Scarry, pp. 54-73. Gainsville: University […]

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Dr. John Blitz publishes “Skeuomorphs, Pottery, and Technological Change”

Dr. John Blitz has just published an article entitled “Skeuomorphs, Pottery, and Technological Change” in American Anthropologist, the flagship journal of the American Anthropological Association. This is very prestigious. Congratulations, Dr. Blitz! Abstract: Skeuomorphs are copies of prototype artifacts replicated in different physical materials in the derivative objects. The skeuomorph copy may or may not have […]

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Dr. John Blitz and Dr. Lauren Downs edited “Graveline: A Late Woodland Platform Mound on the Mississippi Gulf Coast”

UA archaeologist Dr. John Blitz and Dr. Lauren Downs, who received her Ph.D. from the UA Anthropology Department in 2012, are co-editors of an archaeological report published recently by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. It is called Graveline: A Late Woodland Platform Mound on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Citation: Blitz, John H. and […]

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