talks

Public Lectures, Invited Talks, Conference Papers

 Workshop series, Asociación Caminemos Unidos, Moro, Peru, July 2022.

Chicoine, D. El Formativo en Nepeña, costa de Ancash. Guest lecture in Andes II at Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru, June 21.

Warner, J., K. DeLong, D. Chicoine, F. Andrus, K. Thirumalai & A. Wanamaker Jr. The El Niño-Southern Oscillation and its Impacts on Coastal Peruvian Settlements ~2.4 ka: Perspectives from Two Short-Lived Bivalve Species. Paper included in Session 18: “Using High-Resolution Marine Archives to Investigate Marine Climate, Marine Environment, and Maritime Societies Through the Holocene” held at the Open Science Meeting, online, May 16-30.

Chicoine, D. & A. Hair. Photogrammetry and 3D Modeling at Cerro San Isidro, Nepeña Valley, Peru. Poster presented at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chicago, IL, March 30-April 3.

Munro, K., D. Chicoine & G. Lau. Roads as Bridges: Assembling Communities and Borderlands over the Longue Durée in Western Ancash. Paper included in the symposium “Intermediate Zones and Borderlands in the Ancient Andes” organized by A. Sghinolfi, P. Mullins & R. Smith held at the 87th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Chicago, IL, March 30-April 3.

Chicoine, D. Surfaces and Aesthetics in Early Horizon Nepeña, Peru. Public lecture presented at The Ancient Latin America Lectures, Yale University, Online, March 18.

Chicoine, D. Big Questions, Big Data, Little Evidence: When More is Never Enough in Archaeology. Paper included in the symposium “Evidence” organized by the Center for Collaborative Research, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, February 21.

Warner, J., K. DeLong & D. Chicoine. Trace Element Ratios (Sr/Ca, Mg/Ca, and Ba/Ca) in the Short-Lived Bivalve Donax obesulus: Potential Environmental Proxies? AGU Fall Meeting, New Orleans, LA, December 13-17.

Chicoine, D. Vibrant Ruins and the “Ancestralization” of Andean Landscapes: Insights from Nepeña, Peru. Public lecture presented at the Acadiana Chapter of the Louisiana Archaeological Society, Online, May 6.

Chicoine, D. Discussant for the symposium “Ancient Maya Embedded Economies” organized by B. Cap & R. A. Horowitz held at the 85th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Online, April 15-17.

Chicoine, D., G.F. Lau & J.L. Bongers. Post-Chavín Political Developments in Ancash: Comparative Perspectives from the Nepeña and Pallasca Regions. Paper included in the symposium “Peering into the Night: Transition, Sociopolitical Organization, and Economic Dynamics after the Dusk of Chavín in the North Central Andes” organized by J. A. Rivera & P. Mullins held at the 86th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Online, April 15-17.

Chicoine, D. Urbanización y cambios sociales durante la fase Salinar en el valle bajo de Nepeña, Ancash. Paper presented at the Seminario de Arqueología de Ancash de la UNASAM, Online, April 12.

Chicoine, D. How to Design a Conference Poster. Lecture presented at the Louisiana Chapter (Alpha LA) of the Lambda Alpha National Honor Society, Online, March 4.

Warner, J., K. DeLong, D. Chicoine, F. Andrus. K. Thirumalai & A. Wanamaker Jr. Eastern Pacific El Niño-Southern Oscillation Variability ~400-200 BCE: Perspectives from a Dual-Archive Approach. AGU Fall Meeting, Online, December 7-11.

Chicoine, D. & J. Navarro. Datos preliminares sobre la antigua ocupación del Cerro San Isidro, valle de Nepeña, Ancash. VII Congreso Nacional de Arqueología del Perú, Online, October 19-23.

Chicoine, D. The 2019 Excavations at Cerro San Isidro, Middle Nepeña Valley, North-Central Coast of Peru. Public lecture presented at the Baton Rouge Chapter Louisiana Archaeological Society, Online, August 26.

Chicoine, D. Architectural Sculptures and Mural Arts in Formative Nepeña, Peru. Guest lecture in History of Latin American Art, Framingham State University, Online, June 2.

Warner, J., K. DeLong, D. Chicoine, F. Andrus. K. Thirumalai & A. Wanamaker Jr. Detecting Increasing El Niño-Southern Oscillation Intensity in Coastal Peru at ~400 BCE Compared to the Mid-Holocene Using Short-Lived Bivalves Mesodesma donacium and Donax obesulus. AGU Fall Meeting, San Francisco, CA, December 9-13.

Fenton, M. & D. Chicoine. The 2019 Malacological Assemblage from Cerro San Isidro: Preliminary Insights into Ancient Foodways in the Moro Region of the Middle Nepeña Valley, Peru. Poster presented at the 6th Meeting of the Southeast Society for Amazonian & Andean Studies, Tuscaloosa, AL, October 5-6.

Chicoine, D. & J. Navarro. Preliminary Insights into the Ancient Occupation of Cerro San Isidro, Nepeña Valley, Peru. Paper presented at the 6th Meeting of the Southeast Society for Amazonian & Andean Studies, Tuscaloosa, AL, October 5-6.

Sutherland, K. & D. Chicoine. Macrofloral and Macrofaunal Remains from Soil Samples at Caylán (600-200 BCE), Nepeña Valley, Peru. Poster presented at the 6th Meeting of the Southeast Society for Amazonian & Andean Studies, Tuscaloosa, AL, October 5-6.

Chicoine, D. Muerte y religión en la periferia sur de los Moche: contextos funerarios en Huambacho, Nepeña. Lecture presented at the Colegio Santo Domingo de Moro, Moro, Peru, June 11-13.

Chicoine, D. Vibrant Ruins and the Construction of Casma Ancestralized Landscapes: Preliminary Insights from the the Lower Nepeña Valley. Paper included in the symposium “Casma Material Culture and Society: Organizing, Analyzing, and Interpreting Archaeological Evidence of a Reemergent Ancient Polity” organized by D. Pacifico & J. Peña held at the 84th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Albuquerque, NM, April 10-14.

Chicoine, D. Discussant for the panel “From Galilee to the Andes: Understanding Anthropology for Historical Research.” LSU Graduate History Conference, Baton Rouge, LA, February 22-23.

Warner, J., K. DeLong, D. Chicoine, A. Wanamaker, C. F. T. Andrus & K. Thirumalai. Local Perspectives on ENSO Variability ~2300 BP and Now: Evidence from Two Short-Lived Intertidal Bivalves: Mesodesma donacium and Donax obesulus. 100th Annual Meeting for the American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC, December 10-14.

Chicoine, D., H. Ikehara & K. Shibata. Beyond Chavín: The First Millennium BC in the Nepeña Valley. Paper included in the symposium “Reconsidering the Chavín Phenomenon in the Twenty-First Century” organized by R. L. Burger & J. Nesbitt held at Dumbarton Oaks Pre-Columbian Studies Symposium, Washington, DC, October 5-6.

Chicoine, D., G. Ramón, & M. Bell. Landscape and Sequence: The Berkeley Schools of Geography and Andean Studies. Paper included in the symposium “The Legacy of Archaeologists in the Andes” organized by M. Rivera & M. Barnes held at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Washington, DC, April 11-15.

Helmer, M. & D. Chicoine. Variations in Settlement Patterns and Neighborhood Organization in Early Horizon Peru. Paper included in the symposium “Socio-Political Integration in Prehispanic Neighborhoods: Comparative Perspectives” organized by G. Cervantes & J. Walden held at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Washington, DC, April 11-15.

Sutherland, K. & D. Chicoine. Volumetric Analysis of Neckless Jars and Bottles from Early Horizon Nepeña, Peru. Poster presented at the 83rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Washington, DC, April 11-15.

Warner, J., K. DeLong, D. Chicoine, A. D. Wanamaker Jr., & K. Thirumalai. Modern and Prehistoric El Niño-Southern Oscillation (ENSO) Variability: Perspectives from Two Short-Lived Bivalve Species, Donax obesulus and Mesodesma donacium. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers, New Orleans, April 10-14.

Chicoine, D. The Birth of the State. Guest lecture in Honors 2013.2 (Honors Seminar), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, April 2.

Chicoine, D. Public Art and Community in Early Urban Peru. Public lecture presented at the Geography & Anthropology Undergraduate Society, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, November 18.

Chicoine, D. Platform Construction, Heterarchy, and Sociopolitical Organization in Early Horizon Nepeña. Paper presented at the 5th Meeting of the Southeast Society for Amazonian and Andean Studies, Jackson, MS, November 4-5.

Hurtubise, J. & D. Chicoine. Bioarchaeological Insights into a Looted Casma Necropolis at the Caylán/Pan de Azúcar de Nepeña Archaeological Complexes. Paper presented at the 5th Meeting of the Southeast Society for Amazonian and Andean Studies, Jackson, MS, November 4-5.

Chicoine, D. The Origins of State Formation in Archaeology. Guest lecture in Honors 2013.2 (Honors Seminar), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, October 25.

Chicoine, D. Methods in Decoupling the Archaeological Study of Early Urbanism and State Formation: A Case from the Nepeña Valley, Peru. Guest lecture in GEOG7902 Research Methods in Geography, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, October 18.

Whitten, A. & D. Chicoine. Architecture and Spatial Organization of Urban Cercaduras at the Early Horizon Center of Caylán, Nepeña Valley, Peru. Poster presented at the 82nd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, BC, March 29-April 2.

Chicoine, D. Ancient City Planning and Neighborhood Life in Early Horizon Coastal Peru. Public lecture presented at the Louisiana Archaeological Society, Baton Rouge, LA, February 22.

Chicoine, D. Methods in Decoupling the Archaeological Study of Early Urbanism and State Formation: A Case from the Nepeña Valley, Peru. Guest lecture in GEOG7902 Research Methods in Geography, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, October 26.

Chicoine, D. La antigua ciudad de Caylán como patrimonio cultural de la region costeña de Ancash. Public lecture presented at the Municipalidad Provincial del Santa, Chimbote, Peru, July 22.

Warner, J., K. DeLong, D. Chicoine, A. D. Wanamaker Jr., & K. Thirumalai. Assessing El Niño Variability on the Coast of Peru Using Two Short-Lived Bivalve Species, Donax obesulus and Mesodesma donacium. Paper presented at the 4th International Sclerochronology Conference, Portland, ME, June 5-9.

Chicoine, D. Enchanted Plazas: Monumental Art and Iconography in Early Horizon Coastal Ancash. Paper included in the symposium “Social Complexity in the Central Andean Region: Current Research on the Initial Period and Early Horizon” organized by G. Prieto, J. Nesbitt, D. Chicoine, & H. Ikehara held at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, FL, April 6-10.

Miller, M. & D. Chicoine. Preliminary Results on Pottery Technology through Macroscopic Classification at the Early Horizon Center of Caylán, Coastal Ancash, Peru. Poster presented at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, FL, April 6-10.

Treloar, J.S. & D. Chicoine. Early Horizon Warfare and Defensive Architecture in the Lower Nepeña Valley, Coastal Ancash. Paper included in the symposium “Social Complexity in the Central Andean Region: Current Research on the Initial Period and Early Horizon” organized by G. Prieto, J. Nesbitt, D. Chicoine, & H. Ikehara held at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Orlando, FL, April 6-10.

Warner, J., K. DeLong, D. Chicoine, A.D. Wanamaker Jr., & K. Thirumalai. Assessing El Niño Variability on the Coast of Peru Using Two Short-Lived Bivalve Species, Donax obesulus and Mesodesma donacium, from Archaeological and Modern Contexts. Paper included in the symposium “Ocean Sciences session PC007: High-Resolution Geochemical Proxies of Global Change: Progress, Problems, and Utility” held at the Meeting of the AGU, ASLO and Oceanography Society, New Orleans, LA, February 21-26.

Chicoine, D. Early Urbanism and the Origins of City Life in Ancient Coastal Peru. Guest lecture in GEOG7902 Research Methods in Geography, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, October 1.

Chicoine, D. Investigaciones arqueológicas y plan de desarollo en Caylán, valle de Nepeña, Ancash. Public lecture presented at the Municipalidad Distrital de Nuevo Chimbote, Nuevo Chimbote, Peru, June 23.

Whitten, A. & D. Chicoine. Spatial Syntax of Urban Compounds at the Early Horizon Center of Caylán, Coastal Ancash, Peru. Poster presented at the 4th Meeting of the Southeast Society for Amazonian and Andean Studies, Baton Rouge, LA, September 26-27.

Whitten, A. & D. Chicoine. Urban Planning, Neighborhoods, and the Organization of Residential Space at the Early Horizon Center of Caylán, Coastal Ancash, Peru. Paper included in the symposium “Excavating and Theorizing Neighborhoods” organized by David Pacifico & Lise Truex held at the 80th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, San Francisco, CA, April 15-19.

Chicoine, D. The Origins of Urbanism and Enclosed Lifeways in Coastal Peru. Public Lecture presented at the Seminar Series of the Museum of Natural Science, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, February 21.

Stich, K. & D. Chicoine. Surf and Turf: Maritime and Agrarian Economies at the Early Horizon Center of Caylán, Nepeña Valley, Coastal Ancash. Paper included in the symposium “Andean Maritime Communities” organized by Gabriel Prieto held at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, TX, April 23-27.

Chicoine, D., K. Shibata, H. Ikehara & M. Helmer. Plazas, Public Gatherings, and the Decentralization of Ritual Practices in Coastal Ancash during the Formative Period. Paper included in the symposium “Andean Plazas: Materiality, Performance, and Experience” organized by Go Matsumoto held at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, TX, April 23-27.

Munro, K. & D. Chicoine. Beyond Chavín: The Regionalization of Early Horizon Societies in Coastal Ancash, Peru. Paper included in the symposium “Beyond the Horizons: Exploring Social Integration during Periods of Regional Diversity” organized by Matthew Velasco & Lauren Kohut held at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, TX, April 23-27.

Treloar, J.S. & D. Chicoine. Early Horizon Fortified Settlements and Defensive Strategies in the Lower Nepeña Valley, Peru. Poster presented at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Austin, TX, April 23-27.

Stich, K. & D. Chicoine. Recent Paleoethnobotanical Research at the Site of Caylán, Coastal Ancash, Peru. Paper presented at the 112th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, Chicago, IL, November 20-24.

Chicoine, D. Early Urban Life in Coastal Peru: Perspectives from 1st Millennium BCE Societies in Nepeña. Public lecture presented at the Geography & Anthropology Undergraduate Society, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, November 18.

Munro, K. & D. Chicoine. New Perspectives on Coastal-Highland Interactions: A Look into Trade and Exchange Networks in North-Central Peru. Paper presented at the 3rd Meeting for the Southeast Society for Amazonian and Andean Studies, Orlando, FL, October 26-27.

Hood, R., K. DeLong & D. Chicoine. Age and Season of Harvest of Mesodesma donacium from the Nepeña Valley, Coastal Peru. Paper presented at the 3rd International Sclerochronology Conference, Caernarfon, UK, May 18-22.

Warner, J., K. DeLong & D. Chicoine. Methodological Insights into the Sequential Banding of Donax spp., North Coast of Peru. Poster presented at the 3rd International Sclerochronology Conference, Caernarfon, UK, May 18-22.

Chicoine, D. & C. Rojas. Shellfish Resources and Maritime Economy at Caylán. Poster included in the session “Recent Advances in the Archaeology of the Nepeña Valley, Coastal Ancash, Peru” held at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, HI, April 3-7.

Warner, J. & D. Chicoine. Discard Patterns and Trash Flow at the Early Horizon Center of Caylán. Poster included in the session “Recent Advances in the Archaeology of the Nepeña Valley, Coastal Ancash, Peru”, Peru held at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, HI, April 3-7.

Clement, B., Cummings, L.S. & D. Chicoine. Early Horizon Plant Use and Diet at Caylán: Insights from Macrobotanical Remains and Coprolites. Poster included in the session “Recent Advances in the Archaeology of the Nepeña Valley, Coastal Ancash, Peru” held at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, HI, April 3-7.

Stich, K. & D. Chicoine. The Paleoethnobotany of Incipient Urbanism at Caylán. Poster included in the session “Recent Advances in the Archaeology of the Nepeña Valley, Coastal Ancash, Peru” held at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, HI, April 3-7.

Munro, K. & D. Chicoine. Grinding Stone and Plant Processing at Caylán: A GIS Study. Poster included in the session “Recent Advances in the Archaeology of the Nepeña Valley, Coastal Ancash, Peru” held at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, HI, April 3-7.

Cummings, L.S. & D. Chicoine. What’s for Dinner? A Record of Past Culinary Practices from the First Millennium BCE Nepeña. Poster included in the session “Recent Advances in the Archaeology of the Nepeña Valley, Coastal Ancash, Peru” held at the 78th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Honolulu, HI, April 3-7.

Chicoine, D. The Origins of Cooperation and Enhanced Socialization among Humans. Series of guest lectures in Honors 2013.2 (Honors Seminar), Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, February.

Hood, R., K. DeLong, & D. Chicoine. Age and Season of Growth for Mesodesma donacium from the Nepeña Valley, Peru. Paper presented at the LSU Undergraduate Research Conference: Excite, Explore and Experiment, Baton Rouge, LA, October 26.

Chicoine, D. Arquitectura y organización especial en Caylán. Paper presented at the Segundo Ciclo Internacional de Conferencias Investigaciones Arqueológicas en la Costa de Ancash, Casma, Peru, June 30.

Helmer, M., H. Ikehara & D. Chicoine. Plaza Settings and Ritual Performances at Caylán (800-10 BCE), Nepeña Valley, Coastal Ancash. Paper included in the symposium “Ritual Practice in the Andes” organized by Stefanie Bautista & Silvana Rosenfeld held at the 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Memphis, TN, April 18-22.

Kováčik, P., K. Puseman, C. Yost, M.K. Logan, L.S. Cummings, B. Clement & D. Chicoine. Multiproxy Analysis of Coprolites from the Early Horizon Center of Caylán (800-1 BCE), Coast of Northern Peru. Poster presented at the 35th Annual Meeting of the Society of Ethnobiology, Denver, CO, April 11-14.

Chicoine, D. Muerte y religión en la periferia sur de los Moche. Public lecture presented at the Fiestas Patronales de la Ciudad de Casma, Casma, Peru, July 15.

Helmer, M. & D. Chicoine. Plaza Life and Performance at the Early Horizon Center of Caylán (800-10 BCE). Paper included in the symposium “Recent Archaeological Investigations in Coastal Peru” organized by Caitlyn McNabb held at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society, Birmingham, AL, March 16-17.

Clement, B. & D. Chicoine. Archaeobotany and Subsistence at the Early Horizon Center of Caylán, Nepeña Valley. Paper included in the symposium “Recent Archaeological Investigations in Coastal Peru” organized by Caitlyn McNabb held at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society, Birmingham, AL, March 16-17.

Chicoine, D. & M. Helmer. Soundscapes and Plaza Settings at the Early Horizon Center of Caylán (800-10 BCE). Paper included in the symposium “Recent Archaeological Investigations in Coastal Peru” organized by Caitlyn McNabb held at the 47th Annual Meeting of the Southern Anthropological Society, Birmingham, AL, March 16-17.

Helmer, M. & D. Chicoine. Formative Period Enclosed Lifestyles: Perspectives from Plazas and Public Spaces at the Coastal Center of Caylán, Ancash. Paper presented at the South American Archaeology Seminars, Institute of Archaeology, University College London, London, UK, December 10.

Chicoine, D. & M. Helmer. Soundscapes, Performances, and Community Organization in the Ancient Andes: Plaza Architecture at the Urban Center of Caylán. Paper included in the symposium “Sound Studies, Sound Traces: Critical Engagement with Sound Inquiries, Modes, and Methods” held at the 110th Annual Meeting of American Anthropological Association, Montréal, QC, Nov. 16-20.

Chicoine, D. Diseño arquitectónico y tecnología constructiva durante el Periodo Formativo. Guest lecture in Seminario de Geología Aplicada, Departamento de Ingeniería Civil, Universidad César Vallejo, Trujillo, Peru, August 6.

Chicoine, D. Investigaciones recientes sobre el Formativo de Nepeña: Perspectivas desde Caylán. Public lecture presented at the Jueves Arqueológicos, Universidad Nacional de Trujillo, Trujillo, Peru, August 4.

Chicoine, D. Las investigaciones arqueológicas en las ruinas de Caylán. Public lecture presented at the Municipalidad Distrital de Nepeña, Nepeña, Peru, July 20.

Chicoine, D. El fenómeno de urbanización en el valle de Nepeña durante el primer milenio a.C. Paper presented at the Primer Ciclo Internacional de Conferencias Investigaciones Arqueológicas en la Costa de Ancash, Casma, Peru, July 1-3.

Chicoine, D. El estudio de la arquitectura del Formativo en Nepeña, costa de Ancash. Guest lecture in seminario de Arqueología Arquitectónica (instructor: Dr. César Astuhuamán), Departamento de Arqueología, Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru, June 16.

Chicoine, D. Early Urban Life in Coastal Peru: Perspectives from 1st Millennium BCE Societies in Nepeña. Public lecture sponsored by the Tulane Anthropology Student Association, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, April 8.

Chicoine, D. & H. Ikehara. Cercaduras, Ciudadelas, and Early Urbanism on the North Coast of Peru: A Reconsideration of the Salinar Phenomenon. Paper included in the symposium “From the ciudadelas of Chan Chan to the Platforms of Farfán: Papers in Honor of Carol J. Mackey” held at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Sacramento, CA, March 30-April 3.

Capriata, C. & D. Chicoine. Mound Construction in Formative Peru: Recent Excavations at Caylán, Coastal Ancash, Peru. Paper to be presented at the 76th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Sacramento, CA, March 30-April 3.

Chicoine, D. The Materiality of Urban Life in Ancient Peru: Archaeological Investigations at Caylán, Coastal Ancash. Poster presented at the 109th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association, New Orleans, LA, November 17-21.

Helmer, M. & D. Chicoine. Public Landscapes, Performances, and Plazas in Ancient Peru: Recent Fieldwork at the Formative Center of Caylán, Coastal Ancash. Poster presented at the American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 17-21.

Mann, R. & D. Chicoine. Intrusions: Incidental or Indicative Cultural Phenomena?. Paper included in the symposium “Archaeologies of Intrusiveness” organized by David Chicoine and Rob Mann held at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St-Louis, MO, April 14-18.

Chicoine, D. & H. Ikehara. Formative Period Monumentalism and Visual Arts at Caylán, Coastal Ancash, Peru. Poster presented at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St-Louis, MO, April 14-18.

Chicoine, D. Discussant for the panel “Research Ethics” organized by the Graduate Society of Geography and Anthropology, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, March 19.

Chicoine, D. A Glimpse at Early Urbanism in Coastal Peru: The First Season of the Caylán Archaeological Project. Public lecture presented at the Voices from the Coast Seminars sponsored by the Coastal Landscapes and Cultures Research Group, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA, November 6.

Chicoine, D. Death and Religion in the Southern Moche Periphery: Funerary Practices at Huambacho, Peru. Poster presented at the 74th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Atlanta, GA, April 22-26.

Chicoine, D. Death and Religion in Southern Moche Periphery: Mortuary Practices at Huambacho, North-Central Coast of Peru. Public lecture presented at the Louisiana Archaeological Society, Baton Rouge, LA, March 25.

Chicoine, D. Agriculture and the Rise of Central Andean Civilizations. Guest lecture in ARCH-273 (New World Archaeology), Department of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, April 7.

Chicoine, D. Ritual Theatres and Social Encounters: Sunken Plazas in the Formative Andes. Paper included in the workshop Ritual Spaces and Places organized by Suzanne Villeneuve, Brian Hayden & Peter Jordan and held at Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, March 31.

Chicoine, D. Coast-Highland Relationships during the 1st Millennium BC: Perspectives from Nepeña Valley, North-Central Coast of Peru. Paper included in the symposium “Interaction and Society: Perspectives on Coast-Highland Interactions in the Andes” held at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver, BC, March 26-30.

Chicoine, D. Foodways, Commensal Politics and Power: An Examination of Feasting Practices in Early Coastal Peru. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Chacmool Conference “Eat, Drink and be Merry: The Archaeology of Foodways”. Department of Archaeology, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, November 10-12.

Chicoine, D. Acción, poder y sociedad: perspectives comparativas de la costa peruana del primer milenio a.C. Paper presented included in the symposium Perspectivas Comparativas sobre la Arqueología de la Costa Sudamericana. Lima and Pachacamac, Peru, August 3-5.

Chicoine, D. Architecture, Ritual Settings, and Social Change in Coastal Peru during the First Millennium B.C. Public lecture presented at the SFU Graduate Seminars Series, Department of Archaeology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, February 22.

Chicoine, D. Architecture, space and social practices. Guest lecture in ART-2X89 (New Perspectives on Art and Material Culture), School of World Art Studies and Museology, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, November 3.

Chicoine, D. Engineering Authority: Settings, Rituals, and Social Interactions at Huambacho (800-200 B.C.), Peru. Public lecture presented at the SRU Post-Graduate Research Seminars, Sainsbury Research Unit, UEA, Norwich, UK, June 8.

Chicoine, D. Agency, Public Spaces, and Authority at Huambacho, Peru. Paper included in the symposium “Agency, Settings and Architecture in Andean Archaeology” held at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. San Juan, PR, April 26-30.

Chicoine, D. Tradition and Change in Early Horizon Peru: A View from Nepeña Valley. Public lecture presented at the Dialogues: Interdisciplinary Research Seminar, World Art Studies and Museology, UEA, Norwich, UK, November 22.

Chicoine, D. Public Architecture at Huambacho: Towards a Reevaluation of Early Horizon Societies on the North Central Coast of Peru. Public lecture presented at the American Archaeology Group Seminars, MacDonald Institute of Archaeology, Department of Archaeology, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, June 7.

Chicoine, D. El Poder de la Huaca: Burial Practices at Huambacho, North Central Coast of Peru. Public lecture presented at the Dialogues: Interdisciplinary Research Seminar, World Art Studies and Museology, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, January 25.

Chicoine, D. New Data from the Early Horizon Centre of Huambacho, Peru. Public lecture presented at the SRU Post-Graduate Research Seminars, Sainsbury Research Unit, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, January 21.

Chicoine, D. Recent Investigations at the Elite Centre of Huambacho: An Insight into Early Horizon Public Architecture on the North-Central Coast of Peru. Paper presented at the 23rd South American Archaeology Seminar. Institute of Archaeology, University College London, London, UK, November 27.

Chicoine, D. The 2004 Excavations at the Early Horizon Site of Huambacho, Nepeña Valley, Peru. Paper presented at the 23rd Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory. Department of Anthropology, Yale University, New Haven, CT, November 6-7.

Chicoine, D. La ocupación del Horizonte Temprano del sitio de Huambacho: resultados preliminares de las investigaciones del 2004. Public lecture presented at the Comunidad Campesina de Huambacho El Arenal, Huambacho El Arenal, Peru, September 9.

Chicoine, D. Investigaciones arqueológicas en Huambacho, un sitio del Horizonte Temprano en el valle de Nepeña. Public lecture presented at the Fiestas Patronales de la Ciudad de Casma, Casma, Peru, July 15.

Chicoine, D. The Moche Presence in the Nepeña Valley: A View from Huambacho. Paper presented at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Society for American Archaeology. Montréal, QC, March 31-April 4.

Chicoine, D. Archaeology and Local Involvement in Peru. Public lecture presented at the Dialogues: Interdisciplinary Research Seminar, World Art Studies and Museology, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK, March 23.

Chicoine, D. Architecture, Function and Spatial Organisation at Huambacho, Peru. Public lecture presented at the SRU Post-Graduate Research Seminars, Sainsbury Research Unit, University of East Anglia, Norwich, February 5.

Chicoine, D. Résultats préliminaires de la saison de fouilles 2003 au site de Huambacho, côte nord du Pérou. Public lecture presented at the Department of Anthropology of the Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, November 24.

Chicoine, D. Architecture and Spatial Organization at Huambacho, Lower Nepeña Valley, North Coast of Peru: Preliminary Results from the 2003 Field Season. Paper presented at the 22nd Northeast Conference on Andean Archaeology and Ethnohistory. Department of Anthropology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, November 1-2.

Chicoine, D. Investigaciones arqueológicas en Huambacho: Resultados preliminares de la temporada 2003. Public lecture presented at the Comunidad Campesina de Huambacho, Huambacho El Arenal, Peru, October 4.

Chicoine, D. Towards an Iconographic Archaeology: Power, Social Cohesion and the Symbolism of the Temple in Moche Society, North Coast of Peru. Public lecture presented at the SRU Post-Graduate Research Seminars, Sainsbury Research Unit, University of East Anglia, Norwich, UK December 9.

Chicoine, D. La méthode en archéologie. Guest lecture in Ant-2065 (Anthropological Methodology), Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, February 4.

Chicoine, D. La guerre Moche: conquête, rituel ou outil de propagande? Public lecture presented at the Séminaires de Recherche de l’ARCRA, Department of Anthropology, Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC, October 17.

Chicoine, D. Propagande et jeux politiques chez les Mayas de la période Classique. Paper presented at the Séminaire de Recherche sur la Mésoamérique, Department of Anthropology, Université de Montréal, Montreal, QC, October 18.

Chicoine, D. Le site Maya de Copán. Public lecture presented to members of the Honduras 2000 cooperative project, Valleyfield, QC, January 22.

Chicoine, D. Pointe-du-Buisson 1999: l’intervention sur le site André-Napoléon Montpetit (BhFl-1k). Public lecture presented at the Retours de Terrain, Department of Anthropology, Université de Montréal, QC, October 12.