Applications are now open for the Menorca Field School in Archaeological Heritage Management for summer 2017! Apply Here. For a description of the program, Click Here. For details, contact Prof. Elia, the Director of Undergraduate Studies and co-Director of the field school. Save
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Professor Curtis Runnels blogs on the Archivist’s Notebook of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.
The chance discovery of a long-lost letter from the famous archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann is the topic of Dr. Runnels’ latest blog post, and may be a welcome relief from late semester stress! Curtis Runnels, 2016, Who went to Schliemann’s Wedding? A blog post for the Archivist’s Notebook of the American School of Classical Studies at […]
Professor Mary Beaudry in 2014 was coauthor (with Keith W. Kintigh, Jeffrey H. Altschul, Robert D. Drennan, Ann P. Kinzig, Timothy A. Kohler, W. Fredrick Limp, Herbert D.G. Maschner, William K. Michener, Timothy R. Pauketat, Peter Peregrine, Jeremy A. Sabloff, Tony J. Wilkinson, Henry T. Wright, and Melinda A. Zeder) of an article, “Forum: Grand […]
Archaeology PhD Kathryn L. Ness, Curator of Collections at Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is about to publish a monograph based on her 2015 dissertation, Setting the Table: Ceramics, Dining, and Cultural Exchange in Andalucia and La Florida with University Press of Florida. Due out in January, 2017, the book is already being promoted widely […]
Boston University Archaeology Department 2016 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in honor of Professor Norman Hammond was given by Professor Melinda A. Zeder, titled “Pathways to Animal Domestication: A Continuing Journey” was held Thursday, November 3, 5pm, College of Arts and Sciences, with a reception following at the Castle. Abstract: Animal […]
BU Today 10/31/2016 by Amy Laskowski Event director Ilaria Patania (GRS’17), a PhD candidate in archaeology, said unveiling parties were very fashionable occasions, hosted by those who could afford to buy a mummy as “entertainment for their house party,” and also by professors or hospitals, who would examine the relic in the name of science. […]
Boston University Archaeology Day was held Sunday, October 23 and it was a great success, attended by many individuals of all ages.
Professor Runnels, AR206, Ancient Technology were given a great project – to make their own arrowheads. Save Save
Professor John Marston’s CAS AR280, Eating and Drinking in the Ancient World participated in a pickling session in the Grad Lounge learning how ancients preserved food by pickling using Kohlrabi, Golden Beets, and making sauerkraut from Red Cabbage.
Alum (BA 1982) John J. Shea new book “Stone Tools in Human Evolution: Behavioral Differences among Technological Primates”
Alum (BA 1982) John J. Shea, Professor Anthropology at SUNY has a new book being published January 2017: Stone Tools in Human Evolution: Behavioral Differences among Technological Primates. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Click here for additional information. Some background from the author: “Several years ago I was among physical anthropologist colleagues at conference […]