During the Fall of 2021, Boston University’s Archaeology Program will be hosting a series of lectures. Our first lecture is titled The Maya Inclusive Worldview and Our Future and will take place Wednesday, October 6th from 12:20 pm–1:15 pm. We are thrilled to have archaeologist and scholar Dr. Lisa J. Lucero (University of Illinois at […]
Archeology Program the Welcome Reception September 22 at the GSU Fox Fountain. Some folks couldn’t make it but it was great to see those that could in person. We all had a great time and the rain held off.
Historical Archaeologies of the African Diaspora in the Americas: Junior Scholars Symposium Boston University Spring 2021 – Call for Papers Call for paper due February 5th, 2021. The Program in Archaeology, Program in African American Studies, and Department of Anthropology at Boston University invite junior scholar proposals for research presentations and a panel discussion […]
Dr. Jane Eva Baxter is an alumnus of Boston University (CAS 1993) where she majored in Archaeological Studies. She graduated with a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Michigan in 2000 and that same year began as a tenure-track faculty member in the Department of Anthropology at DePaul University. Dr. Baxter is an award-winning […]
Photos of Archaeology Seminar Series Talk 12/4: “Practical Flotation in the Field: How to Let the Water Do the Work”
Kathleen Forste (GRS’ 21) & Dimitri Papavasiliou (GRS’ 25), Boston University, talk. Click here for photos of talk.
Photos and Video of 11/5 Archaeology Distinguished Lecture: “A Mercurial Connection: How cinnabar shaped relations between the ancient Maya and Highland Mexico”
Click here for Echo video recording of the talk. Photo of the event, click here. Boston University Archaeology Distinguished Lecture in honor of Norman Hammond, keynote speaker, Barbara Fash, Director of the Corpus of Maya Hieroglyphic Inscriptions Program (CMHI) at the Peabody Museum of Harvard University. Talk Tuesday, November 5, 6pm, Stone Science, room […]
Teaching Fellows, Mary Clarke and Guzin Eren take Professor Rebecca Bria’s CAS AR101 students to visit with Samantha Kelley, laboratory assistant in the Zooarchaeology Lab. They helped students with identifying bones and assembling them into complete skeletons. Click here to view the photos.
Click here to view photos from the event. Indigenous Archaeology and Community Engaged Research in the Americas panel. Sponsored by the Boston University College of Arts and Sciences and the Associate Provost for Diversity & Inclusion in collaboration with the Archaeology Program, Department of Anthropology, and the American & New England Studies Program. […]
11/7 Archaeology Co-Sponsored Lecture with ACHF: Historical Imagery, GIS, and Lost Landscapes of Early China and Korea
Dr. Mark Byington, Cambridge Institute for the Study of Korea (Cambridge, MA). “Viewing the Past through Different Lenses: Historical Imagery, GIS, and Lost Landscapes of Early China and Korea.”
Photos of 11/6 Archaeology Co-Sponsored Lecture with ACHF: Archaeology at Copan: A Comparative Perspective on Early States in Mesoamerica and China
Dr. LI Xinwei 李新伟, (Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, Beijing). “A View of Two Worlds: New Archaeological Discoveries at Copan and a Comparative Perspective on Early States in Mesoamerica and China.” A modest lunch will be served!