Advanced Anthropological Studies Webinar Series
by Dr. Alan Garfinkel
This presentation provides a unique insiders’ view of breakthrough research on Peopling of the Americas including the latest research, newest findings, revelatory theories, cutting edge discoveries, and alternative models.
Through compelling visual aids and a dynamic lecture you will personally connect with one of most recognized and scholarly researchers known worldwide for his research on indigenous prehistory in the Americas.
This opportunity provides you with:
Unpublished first-hand accounts of startling, new research that rewrites the history books relating to the Peopling of the Americas – including new finds and substantive evidence of pre-Clovis discoveries.
Updates and the very latest information on little known aspects of genetics, linguistics, archaeology, anthropometry, geology, and paleo-environmental reconstructions.
The presentation highlights the most compelling information providing substantive evidence for the timing and character of the initial in-migrations into the New World.
Outline of Seminar
Debate: Pre-Clovis and Clovis First, Where are we Now?
Land Bridge vs. Watercraft
Geological Obstacles, Lithic Technology, Genetics, and Language
Watercraft: Pacific, Australia, Oceania or Atlantic
Bering Strait, Beringia, and Mckenzie Corridor
Deglaciation and Migration Route Timing
The Age of Clovis – Beginning, End, Variability, Technology, Geographic Variability
Clovis in North America: Distribution and Character
Problems with the Clovis Concept
Monte Verde, Chile
Land Migration Routes and Timing
The Kelp Highway and Paleo-Coastal Migration
The Atlantic Solutrean Model
Mitochondrial and Nuclear DNA
The Younger Dryas Clovis Impact Event
Oldest Dated Rock Art in the New World
Summary and Overview: What we Know and What We Think We Know