Dr. Jane Eva Baxter is an alumnus of Boston University (CAS 1993) where she majored in Archaeological Studies. She graduated with a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Michigan in 2000 and that same year began as a tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Anthropology at DePaul University. Dr. Baxter is an award-winning […]
Photos of Archaeology Seminar Series Talk 12/4: “Practical Flotation in the Field: How to Let the Water Do the Work”
Kathleen Forste (GRS’ 21) & Dimitri Papavasiliou (GRS’ 25), Boston University, talk. Click here for photos of talk.
Photos and Video of 11/5 Archaeology Distinguished Lecture: “A Mercurial Connection: How cinnabar shaped relations between the ancient Maya and Highland Mexico”
Click here for Echo video recording of the talk. Photo of the event, click here. Boston University Archaeology Distinguished Lecture in honor of Norman Hammond, keynote speaker, Barbara Fash, Director of the Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Program (CMHI) at the Peabody Museum of Harvard University. Talk Tuesday, November 5, 6pm, Stone Science, room […]
Teaching Fellows, Mary Clarke and Guzin Eren take Professor Rebecca Bria’s CAS AR101 students to visit with Samantha Kelley, laboratory assistant in the Zooarchaeology Lab. They helped students with identifying bones and assembling them into complete skeletons. Click here to view the photos.
Click here to view photos from the event. Indigenous Archaeology and Community Engaged Research in the Americas panel. Sponsored by the Boston University College of Arts and Sciences and the Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion in collaboration with the Archaeology Program, Department of Anthropology, and the American & New England Studies Program. […]
11/7 Archaeology Co-Sponsored Lecture with ACHF: Historical Imagery, GIS, and Lost Landscapes of Early China and Korea
Dr. Mark Byington, Cambridge Institute for the Study of Korea (Cambridge, MA). “Viewing the Past through Different Lenses: Historical Imagery, GIS, and Lost Landscapes of Early China and Korea.”
Photos of 11/6 Archaeology Co-Sponsored Lecture with ACHF: Archaeology at Copan: A Comparative Perspective on Early States in Mesoamerica and China
Dr. LI Xinwei 李新伟, (Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing). “A View of Two Worlds: New Archaeological Discoveries at Copan and a Comparative Perspective on Early States in Mesoamerica and China.” A modest lunch will be served!
Learn about BU’s Archaeology Program with hands-on activities, including tours of the Environmental Archaeological Laboratory (Room 348) to see how archaeologists study ancient climate change and diets through the study of plant remains (Paleoethnobotany), and a visit to Flintknapping and Wine (Room 253) to make primitive stone tools, the civilized way. Visit the Zooarchaeology Laboratory […]
Photo credits to Michael Hamilton. Thank you Michael!
Archaeology Seminar Series Fall 2018 All talks 12:20-1:15 pm Wednesdays in STO 253, unless otherwise indicated Speaker Location Date/Time Bryan Burns, Wellesley College Honoring the Dead Through Monuments and Miniatures: Excavations at Eleon in Central Greece STO 253 Wednesday, Sept. 19, 12:20 PM Natalie Munro, University of Connecticut The Emergence of Animal […]