2021 Keynote Speaker, Chip Colwell

Photo of Chip Colwell; photo credit Jim Darling
Chip Colwell. Photo courtesy of Jim Darling

Saturday, March 6, 2021

Chip Colwell is confirmed as our 2021 Keynote speaker. Dr. Colwell’s essays and editorials have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Guardian, among other magazines and newspapers, while his research has been covered by such outlets as the BBC, National Geographic, and Forbes. His book Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America’s Culture received enthusiastic reviews in the Wall Street Journal, Science, New Scientist, and elsewhere. It has received six prizes, including the 2020 Society for Historical Archaeology James Deetz Book Award and the 2019 National Council on Public History Book Award.