Author: Maria H. Sousa

Summer Field School in Menorca, Spain

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

Professor Mary Beaudry published a highly cited co-authored article in American Antiquity

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 […]

Alum, Kathryn Ness to publish monograph.

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 […]

Slides from The Archaeology Raymond & Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture

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 coverage of BU Archaeology Cabinet of Curiosity & Unrolling of the Mummy

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. […]

Archaeology Day Pictures

Boston University Archaeology Day was held Sunday, October 23 and it was a great success, attended by many individuals of all ages.

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 […]