Minna Haapanen (mH)

Staff profile
Processed on 10-31-2005

Vita

March 23, 1973Born, Rauma, Finland
1992Matriculation Examination Uotilanrinteen lukio Rauma, Finland.
1994-1997Student Representative Department of Asian and African Studies, Board of Directors University of Helsinki, Finland.
1997B.A. in East Asian Studies University of Helsinki, Finland.
1997-98Exchange Student University of California, Berkeley.
1999M.A. in East Asian Studies, University of Helsinki, Finland.
1999-2000ASLA-Fulbright Fellowship for Graduate Studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.
2000-2001President Archaeology Graduate Student Association >University of California, Los Angeles.
2000Reader Department of Art History University of California, Los Angeles.
2000Research Assistant Department of Art History University of California, Los Angeles.
2001Teaching Assistant Department of Anthropology University of California, Los Angeles.
2001-2002Fieldwork, China under fellowships from the Academy of Finland (Suomen Akatemia) and CIMO (Center for International Mobility, Finland).
2003Lecturer University of California, Los Angeles, Extension.
2002Archaeologist. American Expedition to Tell Mozan/Urkesh.
2004Acting Unit Director. American Expedition to Tell Mozan/Urkesh.
2004-2005Dissertation Year Fellowship Graduate Division University of California, Los Angeles.
2005Unit Director. American Expedition to Tell Mozan/Urkesh
2005Research Associate. Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, University of California, Los Angeles
2005Visiting Lecturer. Rupercht-Karls-Universitšt, Heidelberg, Germany
PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS
2002. "The Royal Consort Fu Hao of the Shang, circa 1200 B.C.E." In Hammond Ken, ed., The Human Tradition in Premodern China: p. 1-13. Scholarly Resources Inc. Wilmington, Delaware.
2003.Pursuing the Social Role of Eating at a Shang Bronze Manufacturing Site in Anyang, Henan Province China. First Steps. UCLA Friends of Archaeology, 16th Annual Symposium, May 10, 2003.
2004.The Social Role of Eating in the Context of Shang Bronze Manufacturing. Paper presented at the Society for East Asian Archaeology Conference, Daejeon, Korea, June 16-19, 2004.
2004. Working with Previously Excavated Materials: How to Approach Gender and Labor Organization? Paper presented at the Chachmool 2004: Que(e)rying Archaeology, 15th Anniversary Gender Conference, University of Calgary, November 11-14, 2004.
2005.Foodways and the Organization of Bronze Manufacturing in Late Shang Dynasty (ca. 1300-1045 BCE) Anyang. Paper presented at the Society For American Archaeology, 70th Annual Conference at Salt Lake City, Utah, March 30-April 3, 2005.
accepted for publication "Working with Previously Excavated Materials: How to Approach Gender and Labor Organization?". To be published in the Chacmool 2004 conference publication.

Tasks at Mozan

2003 Assistant archaeologist. A18
In lab work focused on plotting, object descriptions, and templates
2004 Acting Unit Director/Assistant Archaeologist. J2
Did everything together with Alexia Pavan.
2005 Unit Director. J2.
Focus on daily strategy of excavation and directing assisting archaeologists In lab work mostly daily journals and plotting, keeping track of stratigraphy.

Data authored for the Urkesh Global record

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