Ken Stark

BA (UBC), MA (UBC), PhD (Hawaii)
Ken Stark
Voicemail: 9614
Surrey Office: Fir Building, Room 207
Surrey Campus: 604.599.3012

Courses taught

  • ANTH 1300: Archaeology
  • ANTH 2310: Archaeology of Death
  • ANTH 2320: Archaeology of the Old World
  • ANTH 3300: Archaeological Theory
  • ANTH 3330: East Asian Archaeology

Areas of Interest

Archaeology of Indonesia and Japan

Mortuary Archaeology

Craft Production and Social Inequality in Chiefdom Societies

Archaeological Theory

Scholarly Work

  • Latinis, D. Kyle and Ken Stark (2005) Cave use variability in central Maluku, Eastern Indonesia, Asian Perspectives 44(1): 119-136.
  • Latinis, D. Kyle and Ken Stark (2003) Roasted dirt: assessing earthenware assemblages from sites in central Maluku, Indonesia. In, John Miksic (Ed.), Earthenware in Southeast Asia. Singapore: Singapore University Press: 103-135.
  • Latinis, D. Kyle and Ken Stark (1998) Subsistence, arboriculture and prehistory in Maluku. In, S. Pannell and F. Benda Beckmann (Eds.), Old World Places, New World Problems: Exploring Issues of Cultural Diversity, Environmental Sustainability, Economic Development and Local Government in Maluku, Eastern Indonesia. Centre for Resource and Environmental Studies, Australian National University
  • Stark, Ken and D. Kyle Latinis (1996) The response of early Ambonese foragers to the Moluccan spice trade. Cakalele: Maluku Research Journal 7: 51-67.
  • Stark, Ken (1996) Alternative Rainforest Economies of Maluku, Indonesia: a Reply to the “Wild Yam Hypothesis” From the Archaeological Record. Ph.D. Dissertation, Department of Anthropology, University of Hawaii.