Ian Colquhoun
Department of Anthropology

      

The University of Western Ontario

 

Conference papers

2006 "Evolutionof Sexual Dichromatism in the Genus Eulemur: The Possible Role of
Apostatic Selection". Paper presented at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Canadian
Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), Peterborough, Ontario, October 25-28.

2005 "The Human Child in Primatological Perspective: Insights and Obstacles". Invited paper presented in a symposium entitled, "The "subadult": physical anthropology and the child" (Dr. Tina Moffat and Tracey Galloway, organizers) at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 3-5.

2004 ÒCan Predator Pressure Explain Cathemeral Activity Patterns in Lemurid and Ceboid Primates?Ó Paper presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), London, Ontario, October 27-30.

2004 The UWO Mummy Project Team (including IC Colquhoun, 2nd of 30 authors). ÒLady Hudson and mummy studies at UWOÓ. Poster presented at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), London, Ontario, October 27-30.

2004 ÒPredation and CathemeralityÓ. Invited paper in a symposium entitled, "The third activity pattern in primates: cathemerality", held during the XX Congress of the International Primatological Society, Turin, Italy, August 23-28; proceedings to be published in a special issue of Folia Primatologica (D. Curtis, G. Donati and M. Rasmussen, eds.),.

2002 "Seasonally Variable Fission-Fusion Social Organization in the Black Lemur (Eulemur macaco macaco)". Invited paper for a session on variation in primate behaviour in honour of Dr. Frances Burton held at the 30th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), Ottawa Ontario, October 23-26.

2000 "Spectroscopic Analysis of Black Lemur ÒLoud CallsÓ: Evidence for Ordinal-Level
Communication in a Prosimian Primate". Paper presented at the 28th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), Burlington-on-the-Lake, Ontario, October 25-28.

1998 "Recording the Unknown, Preserving the Unstudied: Field Primatology and Photography at Ambato Massif, Madagascar". Paper presented in the Invited Session of
the Society for Visual Anthropology, ÒVisions of the Whole: Primates and
Primatologists as a PopulationÓ, chaired by Dr. A. Zeller, at the 97th Annual Meeting of
the American Anthropological Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 2-6.

1998 Colquhoun, Ian and Freed, Ben. "Conservation Concerns and the Future of Lemur Populations in Northern MadagascarÕs Unprotected Forests". Paper presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), Calgary, Alberta, November 5-7.

1998 Freed, Ben and Colquhoun, Ian. "Lemur Conservation in Unprotected Forests of
Northern Madagascar". Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern
Conservation Consortium, Charleston, South Carolina, June 10-12.

1997 Moderator of Session on "Methods and Theory", at the 25th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), London, Ontario, November 6-8. Paper presented: "Primate Infanticide: ItÕs not what you (donÕt) see, itÕs how you think about it".

"Intrapopulation variation in the mating strategies of male Eulemur macaco macaco at
Ambato Massif, Madagascar". Paper presented at the 66th Annual Meeting of the
American Association of Physical Anthropologists, St. Louis, Missouri, April 1-5.

1996 "What's a lad to do? Alternate reproductive strategies among male black lemurs at Ambato Massif, Madagascar". Paper presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), Kingston, Ontario, October 31 -- November 2.

1996 "The Lemur Community of Ambato Massif, Madagascar: Where is the Rufous Mouse Lemur?". Poster presentation made at the Joint Meetings of the 16th Congress of the International Primatological Society and the 19th Annual Conference of the American Society of Primatologists, Madison, Wisconsin. August 11-16.

1996 Invited participant in session on "Anthropology and the Environment",
chaired by E. Koenig, at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Canadian
Anthropology Society (CASCA), St. Catherines, Ontario, May 26-28.
Presentation: "Primates in the Forest: Sakalava Ethnobotany and
Synecological Relations with Black Lemurs at Ambato Massif, Madagascar".

1996 Invited participant in symposium entitled "Feeding Behavior of Malagasy Prosimians:
New Insights and Patterns". Organized by Dr. M. Sauther and J. Ratsimbazafy for the
65th Annual Meeting of the American Association of Physical Anthropologists, Durham, North Carolina, April 11-13. Presentation: "Variation in Seasonal Dietary Shifts Among Eulemur macaco macaco Groups at Ambato Massif, Madagascar".

1995 Invited participant to the "International Conference and Workshop on the
Biology and Conservation of Prosimians"; Organized by the North of England
Zoological Society (Dr. Gordon Reid, Curator-in-Chief), Chester Zoo, Caughall
Road, Upton-by-Chester, U.K., September 14-16. Presentation: "The Dark
Night and the Moon: Observations on the Relationship Between Black Lemur
Cathemeral Behaviour and the Lunar Cycle".

1994 Participant in Symposium entitled "Origin and Fate: The Primate Order". Organized by Dr. J. Thompson for the 22nd Annual Meeting of the Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA), Windsor, Ontario, October 26-29. Presentation: "Lemurs in the Big Picture: Ecological Modelling and the Non-Human Primate Perspective on Early Hominid Behavioural Ecology".

1994 Invited participant to the "Regional Collection Plan for Lemurs" conference of the American Association of Zoological Parks and Aquariums (AAZPA) Prosimian Taxon Advisory Group, St. Louis Zoological Park, St. Louis, Missouri, June 5-6. Presentation: "Conservation Status of Black Lemurs in the Central Sambirano Region of Madagascar: Implications for Captive Reintroductions".