Archaeology, the Anthropocene, and the Hypanthropocene


  • Christopher Witmore National Humanities Center



archaeology, anthropocene, hypanthropocene


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Author Biography

Christopher Witmore, National Humanities Center

Christopher Witmore is Associate Professor of Archaeology and Classics at Texas Tech University. His main research interests include: Mediterranean Archaeology; especially Southern Greece; things and the new materialisms; landscape and chorography; the history of archaeology; science and technology studies; and media. He is co-author of Archaeology: The Discipline of Things (2012), co-editor of Archaeology in the Making (2013), and co-editor of the Routledge Archaeological Orientations series with Gavin Lucas.


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How to Cite

Witmore, C. (2014). Archaeology, the Anthropocene, and the Hypanthropocene. Journal of Contemporary Archaeology, 1(1), 128–132.



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