Love of Learning Awards Love of Learning Awards help fund post-baccalaureate studies and/or career development for active Phi Kappa Phi members to include (but not be limited to): Graduate or professional studies, doctoral dissertations, continuing education, career development, travel related to teaching/studies, etc. Recipients of the Fellowship award are not eligible to apply. One hundred […]
According to the grant abstract, “the study will provide a detailed record of human occupation and environmental change” in the Maya Biosphere Reserve forest of northeastern Guatemala. This lowland area was where the Maya settled in pre-Columbian times. Researchers note that “climate change and environmental degradation have been proposed as the primary causes of extensive demographic […]
Brent Fortenberry awarded the The Bermuda National Trust DeForest Trimingham Award for unwavering commitment to Bermuda’s archaeological research and education by providing a glimpse into the lives of the island’s residents throughout the centuries. The first picture is Dr. Fortenberry with Rev. David Raths Incumbent of St. Peters Church and Bermuda National Trust President Lt. […]
Graduate Student, Franco Rossi, awarded a Cora Dubois writing fellowship. This award will support Franco during the summer to do dissertation research and writing. Congratulations Franco!
Congratulations to Kristen Wroth, she is the recipient of the 2012/2013 Teaching Fellow Excellence Award. Kristin was the Teaching Fellow for Professor John Marston’s course, CAS AR307, Archaeological Science.
Congratulations to Professor Carballo! Center for Humanities Junior Fellowship awarded to Professor David Carballo for academic year 2013/14 to do his research. Religion and Urbanization in Ancient Central Mexico. Five centuries ago Hernán Cortes and the conquistadors encountered teeming Aztec cities that served as the centers of ritual spectacles for a religious system that to […]
Congratulations to Dan Fallu, who has been appointed as the Geoarchaeology Fellow at the Wiener Laboratory of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens for the 2013–14 academic year.
Established in 1981, the J.C. Harrington Award is named in honor of Jean Carl Harrington (1901-1998), one of the pioneers of historical archaeology in North America. The award, which consists of an inscribed metal, is presented for a lifetime of contributions to the discipline centered on scholarship. No more than one Harrington Medal is presented […]
Congratulations Archaeology majors Zachary Nakashian (CAS’13), Megan Thibodeau (CAS’13), and Jasna Vilic (CAS’14)
December 2012 Phi Beta Kappa Epsilon Initiation and Award Ceremony Boston University Department of Archaeology majors Zachary Jacob Nakashian (CAS’13) and Megan Lili Thibodeau (CAS’13) will be inducted on December 4 to the Phi Beta Kappa Epsilon. Jasna Vilic (CAS’14) will receive the junior award on December 4th. Join us in congratulating them for their […]
BU Archaeology Professor Michael Danti Awarded $750,000 grant to partner with Mosul University in Iraq
BOSTON—A team of archaeologists under the direction of BU Assistant Professor of Archaeology Michael Danti will partner with educators at Mosul University on an innovative program to revive higher education and cultural heritage management in Iraq. Centered on the study of Iraqi archaeology and culture, the new Mosul University Archaeology Program (MAP) will focus on […]