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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Conference Committee

Conference Co-Chairs

Marco Valesi
Research interests: urban art, post-colonial theories, trans-modern identity, global cultural production

Paola Di Giuseppantonio Di Franco
Research interests: heritage, museum studies, archaeology, anthropological archaeology, technologies applied to archaeology and museums, education and archaeology, Medieval archaeology, rock cave settlements, new methodologies in archaeology.

Committee Members

Marieka Arksey
Research Interests: Classic and Post-Classic Maya, landscape archaeology, cave archaeology, writing systems, construction of historical identities, Mesoamerican religions.

Christine Clarkson
Research interests: anthropological archaeology, California, Mesoamerica, indigenous people.

Michael Eissinger
Research interests: collective identity, migration, 19th and 20th century rural communities in the American West, ethnohistorical examination on community-building.

Fabrizio Galeazzi
Research interests: digital archaeology, digital heritage, integrated technologies and 3D documentation in archaeology, laser scanning, photogrammetry, 3D reconstruction, virtual museums.

Trevor Jackson
Research interests: literary theory, literature, cultural studies, cultural theory.

Kim McMillon
Research interests: world cultures, african american literature, theatre, performance, cultural studies.

Alicia Ramos Jordan
Research interests: trans-border literature, spanish literature, Latin American literature, Chicano literature, post-colonial studies, resistance literature.

Patrick Wilkinson
Research interests: african based religion, anthropology, archaeology, Caribbean, Haiti, Haitian, Hispaniola, post-colonialism, voodoo.

gayle Yamada
Research interests: power (political, social, and economic); identity and place (especially California's Central Valley); demographic population changes.