Ancient Genomes, Paleoenvironments, Archaeology and the Peopling of the Americas

Dennis O‘Rourke, University of Kansas Traditionally, indigenous American populations have been viewed as descendants of a small subset of the Eurasian population that migrated to the Western Hemisphere less than 15,000 years ago from Asia via the Bering Land Bridge. Recent archeological discoveries indicate that humans occupied high-latitude regions in Northeast Asia and Western Beringia

Re-Framing Punishment

Didier Fassin, Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton Discussant: Andrea Barrow, Black Lives Matter Punishment has been studied for centuries by moral philosophers and legal scholars, with a particular emphasis on its definition (notably to distinguish it from vengeance) and justification (with the classic opposition between utilitarianism and retributivism). Based on ethnographic research conducted over the