Natalie Susmann turned one of her essays from CAS AR 593, Memory in 3-D: Memorials, then and now course into an op-ed for the Boston Herald. Click here to read the article.
We congratulate to the following students Graduate Students: Aviva Cormier (GRS’16) Summer Research Fellowship and a Graduate Student Abroad Fellowship Matthew Flynn (GRS’19) S&J Tom Family Foundation Scholarship and Graduate Student Organization Travel Research Fellowship Anna Goldfield (GRS’17) Summer Research Fellowship Luke Pecoraro (GRS’15) Summer Research Fellowship Franco Rossi (GRS’15) The Angela J. and James […]
Jade Luiz interview on the BU Writing Program’s on-line newsletter about the course she is offering, Teaching Steampunk. Here is the Writing Programs website were you can read Jades interview (scroll to the bottom, on right hand side) http://buwritingprogram.wordpress.com/
Boston Daily Press April 21, 2014 Unearthing a Lost Historic Landscape Colonial Williamsburg archaeologist Hank Lutton explores a deeply buried scatter of burned 1700s bricks that were used to fill part of a ravine near the Capitol about 1750. Click here to download pdf of article.
Dan Fallu, Boston University Department of Archaeology graduate student has been awarded the long term GRAF. The GRAF is specifically for his field work and residency in Greece. The bulk of the funding will be put towards coring the banks of the Chavos River (part of the natural fortification of Mycenae) in order to develop […]
Boston University 2013 Annual Report
Archaeology student Jonathan Ruane has been awarded the Graduate Research Abroad Fellowships, to support his research in Guatemala this Spring and Fall. The Graduate School of Arts & Sciences and the Humanities Foundation have established this fellowship primarily intended for students in the Humanities and the Social Sciences, where the opportunity to conduct foreign research […]
Published on Oct 28, 2013 In this episode, Boston University’s Department of Archaeology’s Professor, Curtis Runnels, answers questions gathered from social media and man-on-the-street questions. Ask an Archaeologist: Episode 3, Professor Curtis Runnels To submit questions: Email questions to ASORmedia@gmail.com with the subject “Ask An Archaeologist”. Use #AskAnArchaeologist on Twitter or Facebook. Tweet us directly […]
Curtis Runnels, an archaeologist at Boston University, called the finding significant not only in showing the sophistication of the wine, but also in suggesting that it was meant specifically for palace use. He noted that the chemical analysis showed each jar held wine from the same recipe, showing the “consistency and control you’d expect in […]
Archaeology Daily News article Led by Boston University professor Catherine West, the expedition excavated a handful of ancient garbage dumps, searching for animal bones. By comparing the bones in the 3,000-year-old middens to wildlife today, West will be able to establish how American and Russian visitors changed the island’s ecosystem. Read more here. […]