Michael Shanks

Michael Shanks is Professor of Archaeology and faculty at Stanford d.School (Hasso Plattner Institute of Design). His publications include: ReConstructing Archaeology (1987), Social Theory and Archaeology (1987), Theater/Archaeology, with Mike Pearson (2001), Archaeologies of Presence (2012), a collection of writings on contemporary performance art, and The Archaeological Imagination (2012). He was a principal investigator for Performing Presence: From the Live to the Simulated, a large-scale collaborative project funded by UK Arts and Humanities Research Council.