THE CONFERENCE ON MICHIGAN ARCHAEOLOGY
(COMA) is an organization of professional archaeologists who actively pursue
or have conducted archaeological research in
If you are interested in COMA, please contact the treasurer or secretary for details or go to www.miarchconference.org.
President: Dan Goatley
Vice President: Dillon Carr, Ph.D.
Secretary: Jackie Lillis-Warwick
Treasurer: Donald J. Weir
Beverley A. Smith, Ph.D.
Tamara L. Bray, Ph.D.
James A. Robertson, Ph.D.
Lynn Evans, Ph.D.
· Dan Goatley has put together a set of lesson plans for educators who would like to incorporate archaeological concepts in the classroom. The first paper in the series is entitled "Archaeological Artifact Analysis."
New COMA Outreach and Education Award
The purpose of the Conference on Michigan Archaeology (COMA) Outreach
and Education Award is to provide a modest cash award through which
COMA can support the efforts of individuals, groups, companies, or
institutions to promote public interest and awareness about
Requests for funding must include a description of the project, and
will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
1) how the COMA Outreach and Education Award will contribute to the
2) the manner in
which the project will deal with
3) the audience that will be served.
Preference will be given to presentations within
public audiences in
Applications will be submitted to the Chair of the COMA Outreach and
Education Committee (OEC). The application should consist of a
one-page letter that addresses the criteria given above. The committee
will accept and evaluate applications throughout the year.
Frequency of Award
COMA Fellows will determine the amount of funding available each year
for this award.
There is no deadline for application for this award. The OEC will
evaluate applications as they are received and respond to applicants
within 30 days of receipt. Applications will be considered as funds
remain available. The OEC reserves the right to suspend acceptance of
applications to preserve the funding base for the award.
The award shall typically consist of a cash award of up to $100 and an
8 1/2 x 11 inch certificate expressing COMA’s recognition of the
applicant’s efforts to disseminate information about
APPLICATIONS MAY BE SENT TO:
Sean Dunham, COMA OEC Chair
Electronic submissions are preferred (but not required):