Category: Mary Beaudry

Mary Beaudry gave the keynote address at the Society for Historical Archaeology Conference

The Society for Historical Archaeology’s 2020 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology was held in Boston January 8-11, 2020. According to their Conference Preliminary Program, “This year marks the anniversary of many revolutionary events in history, including the 400th anniversary of the founding of nearby Plimoth Plantation, the 250th anniversary of the Boston Massacre, and […]

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Prof. Beaudry and alumna Kaoru Ueda contribute to the publication of the 2011 conference on historical archaeology in Taiwan

Conversation between Archaeology and History: Seventeenth Century Taiwan and Its Surrounding Area Proceedings of the 2011 conference on historical archaeology in Taiwan, published in 2017 by the Institute of History and Philology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Among the contributors are Kaoru Ueda and Prof. Mary Beaudry.   Save Save

WGBH-FM Interview with Professor Beaudry, Jade Luis, and Diana Gallagher

Edgar B. Herwick III, WGBH Curiosity Desk, interviewed Professor Mary Beaudry, graduate student, Jade Luiz, and alumna, Diana Gallagher, about the dig in the North End that has revealed what might be Paul Reveres’ bathroom. “Privies are like shipwrecks,” said Beaudry, “in the sense that they’re time capsules.” “People would say to me, ‘is that […]

Professor Mary Beaudry published a highly cited co-authored article in American Antiquity

Professor Mary Beaudry in 2014 was coauthor (with Keith W. Kintigh, Jeffrey H. Altschul, Robert D. Drennan, Ann P. Kinzig, Timothy A. Kohler, W. Fredrick Limp, Herbert D.G. Maschner, William K. Michener, Timothy R. Pauketat, Peter Peregrine, Jeremy A. Sabloff, Tony J. Wilkinson, Henry T. Wright, and Melinda A. Zeder) of an article, “Forum: Grand […]

Prof. Mary Beaudry delivered a keynote address, “Gastronomical Archaeology: Food, Mealtimes, and the Material Aesthetics of Dining” at the 2016 Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food

Prof. Mary Beaudry delivered a keynote address, “Gastronomical Archaeology: Food, Mealtimes, and the Material Aesthetics of Dining” at the 2016 Amsterdam Symposium on the History of Food, held at the University of Amsterdam on January 15 & 16 on the theme of “Fire, Knives and Fridges: The Material Culture of Cooking Tools and Techniques” (http://bijzonderecollectiesuva.nl/foodhistory/amsterdam-symposium-on-the-history-of-food/#Programme). […]

Professor Mary Beaudry – NEW Publication on Historical Households

While household archaeologists view the home as a social unit, few move their investigations “beyond the walls” when contextualizing a household in its community. Even exterior aspects of a dwelling–its plant life, yard spaces, and trash heaps–uncover issues of domination and resistance, gender relations, and the effects of colonialism. This innovative volume examines historical homes […]

Visiting Researcher Karen B. Metheny and Professor Mary C. Beaudry have co-edited Archaeology of Food: An Encyclopedia

What are the origins of agriculture? In what ways have technological advances related to food affected human development? How have food and foodways been used to create identity, communicate meaning, and organize society? In this highly readable, illustrated volume, archaeologists and other scholars from across the globe explore these questions and more.The Archaeology of Food offers more […]