Category: Events

Archaeology Student Award Recipients UPDATED 5/28

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 […]

Environmental Archaeology Laboratory launches website

The Boston University Environmental Archaeology Lab is devoted to the study of human interactions with past environments, focusing on the analysis of archaeological plant and animal remains from sites worldwide spanning the Paleolithic to the recent historical period.  Click here to go to the site and check it out.

NEW EPISODE 3: “Ask An Archaeologist !”

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 […]

ANNOUNCING: BU AR Graduate Student Conference, Breaching Boundaries: Identity and Conflict

Boston University’s Biennial Graduate Student Conference February 14-16th, 2014 Breaching Boundaries: Identity and Conflict Keynote Speaker: Pamela Geller University of Miami The deadline for abstracts this December 15, 2013. There is no registration fee for this conference. Selected participants will be notified by early January, and your full paper will be due by February 1st. […]

Brent Fortenberry (GRS’13) awarded the Bermuda National Trust DeForest Trimingham Award

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. […]

Visit the Mary M.B. Wakefield Summer Archaeology Institute

The Wakefield Estate’s Summer Archaeology Institute is designed for high school students interested in learning about archaeology and local history. Participants conduct an actual archaeological excavation on site under the direction of graduate students from Boston University. The institute is a two-week course that includes a field trip to visit other active archaeological sites in […]

Professors Roosevelt and Luke make headlines with Hexacopter test

Professor Christopher Roosevelt tested his latest research tool: a remote-controlled hexacopter.  The small six-rotor flying tool, equipped with a camera, will be used in Turkey by the Central Lydia Archaeological Survey, a Boston University archaeological project under the co-direction of Christopher Roosevelt, associate professor of archaeology,  and Christina Luke, senior lecturer in archaeology. BU Arts […]