Kathryn Sampeck (BA, MA, University of Chicago; PhD Tulane University) investigates pre-Columbian practices and material worlds, how they both shape and are transformed by colonial dynamics, and their lasting legacies.
486.001Advanced Archaeological Theory
105.001People And Food
499.0102Independent Research For The Master'S Thesis Final Term
499.102Independent Research For The Master'S Thesis Final Term
400.003Independent Study In Anthropology
Dr. Kathryn Sampeck teaches classes in historical archaeology, Afro-Latin America, landscape archaeology, archaeological theory, and anthropology of food. Her field school in eastern Tennessee explores the nature of sixteenth-century Spanish and indigenous interaction and how to detect political, social, and economic organization in archaeological landscapes.
historical archaeology, archaeology of Spanish colonialism, race and racialization, political economy, ethnohistory, food history, with a focus on the cultural history of taste, cultural landscapes, cartography, literacy, race, money and monetization, and commerce in American commodities in the Early Modern world.