BU Archaeology Students participated in the Watch City Steampunk Festival in Waltham, May 13, 2017. “Find our camp on Waltham Common, and join us for a glimpse into the past. We are proud also to announce the unveiling of new finds from Ancient Egypt, including the mummy of Nanefer-ka-ptah, long considered lost to the world, […]
Wednesday, May 16th the Center for the Humanities held an award ceremony and reception. Archaeology undergrads Aarti Arora, Elizabeth Hannigan, and Kailun Jiang recipients of The Alice M. Brennan Humanities Award at the ceremony. The Alice M. Brennan Humanities Award supports studies in the humanities. Congratulations Aarti, Elizabeth and Kailun!
Emily S. Johnson and John M. Marston received the best poster award at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology, for the poster entitled “Elite Feasting and Monumental Dedication at Early Phrygian Gordion, Central Turkey”. This was the result of research Emily did as a UROP project with Prof. Marston in Spring 2017. Congratulations […]
The workshop was held Saturday, May 6 at Harvard University Center for Nanoscale Systems and Sunday, May 7 at Boston University Department of Archaeology. This workshop aimed to facilitate the sharing of knowledge directly useful to practitioners working with cultural heritage materials. There were presentations and discussions in the morning, followed in the afternoon by […]
The Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP) is an open, interactive website focused on ceramics produced in the Levant from the Neolithic era (c. 5500 B.C.E.) through the Ottoman period (c. 1920 C.E.). Here you can submit and find information—whether long published or newly discovered—about ceramic wares, shapes, specific vessels, scientific analyses, kiln sites, and chronology. The […]
Congratulations to Maria Codlin! She was chosen as the Department of Archaeology Outstanding Teaching Fellow for the Academic Year 2016-2017. Congratulations! Here’s photo of Maria Codlin being presented with her Teaching Fellow Award by Dean Hughes. Save Save Save Save
Congratulations to Emily Johnson! Her submission of her paper to this year’s Alumni Awards for Writing Excellence was selected to receive the Michael A. Sassano III and Christopher M. Sassano Award for Writing Excellence in the Social Sciences.
Congratulations to Maria Codlin, Kathleen Forste and Natalie Susmann recipients of the Short Term Graduate Research Abroad Fellowship to support their travel and research. Maria’s research takes her to Mexico, Kathleen to Israel, Natalie to Greece.
Ilaria Patania and Juan Vidal have recently obtained a fieldwork permit for the project they have spent the last 12 months hard-at-work devising, the Megara Hyblaea Cultural Heritage Project. The first field season is set to start in September. We can’t stress enough how indebted we are to the permit-granting agencies for their support and for their belief in […]
Congratulations to Aarti Arora and Elizabeth Hannigan on receiving student awards funded by the Boston University Center for the Humanities. The competition was keen and their success an impressive accomplishment. Please join Archaeology faculty and staff in congratulating Arora and Elizabeth.