Associate Professor, and Director of BU Archaeology, John M. Marston and anthropological archaeology PhD student Peter Kováčik have just published “Environmental reconstruction and wood use at Late Chalcolithic Çamlıbel Tarlası, Turkey” in Quaternary International. The article presents the wood charcoal assemblage of the early, small-scale metal-producing site of Çamlıbel Tarlası in central Anatolia, and is the first […]
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Congratulations Mary! Mary’s PhD Dissertation titled, “Producing Stone and State: The Intersection Of Classic Maya Domestic And Institutional Economies,” was successfully defended.
Mary Clarke’s CAS AR100, Summer I, class student reflections on the Day of Collective Engagement & Project
The PDF document includes all student reflections and responses to the Day of Collective Engagement or the BLM in Archaeology forum hosted by the Society of Black Archaeologists. Mary pulled a few quotes from their responses and placed them at the beginning of the document alongside the student’s name, college, and year. Here is the PDF, […]
Congratulations to Daniela and her partner Diego on the arrival of Xavier on June 4th.
Dave Walton awarded tenure and Assistant Professor promotion at the Lake-Sumter College in Florida. David received his PhD from Boston University Archaeology Program May 2017. His dissertation was on “The Production, Consumption, and Function of Stone Tools in Prehispanic Central Mexico: a Comparative Study of Households Spanning the Formative to Postclassic Period”. We are so […]
“Katie Berlin (GRS’20) came to BU after graduating from UC Berkeley because she knew the archaeology program in the Department of Anthropology had top-notch faculty members committed to improving the field as a whole. She quickly became exposed to innovative research techniques, like those of Dr. Andrea Berlin (no relation, Katie says), who created a […]
The Science Advances, the open-source journal of Science! The article is titled, “Earliest occupation of the Central Aegean (Naxos), Greece: Implications for hominin and Homo sapiens’ behavior and dispersals”. The site represents the core of his dissertation research, so it is an exciting development. Link: https://advances.sciencemag.org/content/5/10/eaax0997 Daily Mail coverage: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-7580023/Early-humans-travelled-Greek-islands-tens-thousands-years-earlier-believed.html?fbclid=IwAR2tURo6H7l6ukAS3HTbWMx-SS_MAORGpX0NC0rzMhNYiuXr4NvTXumJNOo Eureka! https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-10/mu-sfe_1101519.php Science Daily: https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/10/191016153642.htm Abstract: We […]
Amanda Grace Santos and Abby Schofield, both in the BA/MA in Archaeology Program visited the Galvin Middle School, Canton, MA, Friday October 4, 2019. Mr. Anthony Natale, Social Studies Department Coordinator, reached out to us. He wanted to present Archaeology to the sixth grade class of 300 students. Thank you Mr. Natale for hosting us. Thank […]
Madeline will work closely with the Director of Development and the Development Operations Manager on their fundraising activities including donor relations, direct mail appeals, grant writing, special events, as well, as recruitment and retention. Congratulations Madeline!
Boston University archaeologists to excavate this mural and other structures in order to help decipher how working class people lived on the periphery of this ancient city. Read entire Marketplace.org article here.