Spirits, Birds, and Luminous Beings: Reconceptualizing Ancient Urbanism

Principal Investigator: Timothy Pauketat, Professor of Anthropology and Medieval Studies

Grant Program: Fellowships for University Teachers

Years: 20152016

Abstract: Pauketat reimagines the future of urbanism by looking back at some of the world's most ancient cities, using new theories and even newer archaeological evidence from the ruins of cities and citylike places in Neolithic China, Africa, and the Americas before 1492.

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