Four Stone Hearth Volume 107 is Up!

The 107th edition of the Four Stone Hearth is up at Archive Fire! Check it out there is some quality writing to be found there.

Monkey Day and the Four Stone Hearth

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Monkey Day is on 12/14 and since I love primates I have decided, in conjunction with This is Serious Monkey Business, to have a special edition of the Four Stone Hearth to help celebrate. More information on what we are looking for, as well as additional contact information, can be found here so be on the lookout for posts related to primates.

I am also thinking of extending the idea and having special editions whenever there are important or controversial anthropology stories hitting the news (think Ardipithecus, Darwinius, Neanderthal genome, etc.).

Update 1: The next edition of the Four Stone Hearth will be at Archive Fire on 12/08. Follow the link to get submission information. You may also submit posts to me at the email address on the “about” tab.

I am also still looking for hosts for 01/05/11 and 02/02/11.

Changing Views on Australopithecus afarensis

The other day I stumbled across an interesting article by Kimbel and Delezene, published last year in the Yearbook of Physical Anthropology, called ‘‘Lucy’’ Redux: A Review of Research on Australopithecus afarensis. I’m just now getting around to reading it and one paragraph jumped out at me: Continue reading

Four Stone Hearth: Call For Submissions

The next edition of the Four Stone Hearth will be at Archive Fire on 12/08. Follow the link to get submission information. You may also submit posts to me at the email address on the “about” tab.

I am also looking for hosts for future editions, hosts are needed for 12/22, 01/05, 01/19, and 02/02.

Update 1: The 12/22 edition is being hosted at Testimony of the Spade