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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BU Archaeology Faculty, Students, and Alum presenting at this year SAA Meeting

 The 84th SAA Meeting, held in Albuquerque, New Mexico April 10 to the 14, 2019 Presenters Catherine F. West and Ben Fitzhugh Human Behavioral Ecology and the Complexities of Arctic Foodways (Thursday, 8am) Symposium: Human Behavioral Ecology at the Coastal Margins: Global Perspectives on Coastal & Maritime Adaptations (Thursday, 8am–12pm) 115 Brazos Ben Fitzhugh, Catherine […]

Kathleen and Amalia attend the EAA Meetings in Barcelona

Kathleen Forste, Graduate Student, and Professor Amalia Perez-Juez, attended the EAA Meetings in Barcelona this September.  “New Archaeobotanical Evidence of Early Islamic Agricultural Economy at Ashkelon and Caesarea Maritima” – Kathleen Forste “Manurqa: Islamic Medieval Archaeology in the Balearic Island of Menorca, Spain. Is it still condemned to Damnatio Memoriae?” – Amalia Pérez-Juez and Elena […]

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Archaeology Seminar Series

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 […]

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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

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Emily Johnson and Prof. Marston win best poster award

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 […]

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Photos & Videos of Archaeology Workshop: FTIR Spectroscopy for the Study of Material Culture

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 […]