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 […]
Archaeology PhD Kathryn L. Ness, Curator of Collections at Plimoth Plantation in Plymouth, Massachusetts, is about to publish a monograph based on her 2015 dissertation, Setting the Table: Ceramics, Dining, and Cultural Exchange in Andalucia and La Florida with University Press of Florida. Due out in January, 2017, the book is already being promoted widely […]
Boston University Archaeology Department 2016 Raymond and Beverly Sackler Distinguished Lecture in Archaeology in honor of Professor Norman Hammond was given by Professor Melinda A. Zeder, titled “Pathways to Animal Domestication: A Continuing Journey” was held Thursday, November 3, 5pm, College of Arts and Sciences, with a reception following at the Castle. Abstract: Animal […]
BU Today 10/31/2016 by Amy Laskowski Event director Ilaria Patania (GRS’17), a PhD candidate in archaeology, said unveiling parties were very fashionable occasions, hosted by those who could afford to buy a mummy as “entertainment for their house party,” and also by professors or hospitals, who would examine the relic in the name of science. […]
Boston University Archaeology Day was held Sunday, October 23 and it was a great success, attended by many individuals of all ages.
Professor Runnels, AR206, Ancient Technology were given a great project – to make their own arrowheads. Save Save
Professor John Marston’s CAS AR280, Eating and Drinking in the Ancient World participated in a pickling session in the Grad Lounge learning how ancients preserved food by pickling using Kohlrabi, Golden Beets, and making sauerkraut from Red Cabbage.
Alum (BA 1982) Dr. John J. Shea’s new book “Stone Tools in Human Evolution: Behavioral Differences among Technological Primates”
Alum (BA 1982) John J. Shea, Professor Anthropology at SUNY, has a new book being published January 2017: Stone Tools in Human Evolution: Behavioral Differences among Technological Primates. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. Click here for additional information. Some background from the author: “Several years ago I was among physical anthropologist colleagues at conference […]
Professor Andrea Berlins’ Levantine Ceramic Project LCP is the top feature in the Biblical Archaeology Society’s daily email blast!
Archaeological Views: Pottery in the Computer Age As published in the September/October 2016 Biblical Archaeology Review Andrea Berlin • 10/03/2016 BAR readers know there is no place on Earth more intensively investigated archaeologically than the Levant. As a corridor between east and west, north and south, as well as the center of gravity for […]
Veronica Joseph was unable to attend the BU hooding ceremony. Her forensic anthropology lab at the US Dept. of Defense’s Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency held a surprise hooding for her there, with mother and son Xavier in attendance! Here’s a brief description from Dr. Denis To, Veronica’s lab manager: “…We actually had TWO hooding ceremonies, which you can […]