Alumnus Akinwumi Ogundiran (GRS’00) receives a large AIA grant
Akin received a large Archaeological Institute of America Grant.
Latin American Antiquity Blog on Teotihuacan Research
Blog post for Latin American Antiquity that links to three different articles on the Tlajinga Project at Teotihuacan. David Carballo co-author of “Neighborhoods Life, Migration, and Social Infrastructure in Teotihuacan’s Southern Periphery” and “New Perspectives on Migration into the Tlajinga District of Teotihuacan: A Dual-Isotope Approach,” and on another article with students, Daniela Hernandez Sarinana […]
Joshua Robinson published an article in Historical Biology
Joshua Robinson, Lecturer in Archaeology, just published an article in Historical Biology titled “Investigating habitat heterogeneity of Late Pleistocene archaeological sites in eastern Africa from stable isotopes.” Congratulations Josh!
David Carballo recipient of Whiting Public Engagement Seed Grant
David Carballo will receive $10,000 to lead a community-engaged archaeology project with youth living near the ancient city of Teotihuacan, one of the largest cities of the pre-Columbian Americas. A heavily visited tourist destination and iconic national treasure, Teotihuacan is nonetheless threatened by the urban sprawl of Mexico City. Carballo and colleagues, including artist Pedro Cahuantzi […]
Wroth (GRS’18), Marston, and Goldberg publish a paper
“Neanderthal plant use and pyrotechnology: phytolith analysis from Roc de Marsal, France”, paper published in Archaeological and Anthropological Sciences, written by, Archaeology alumna, Kristen Wroth (GRS’18), Professor John M. Marston, Professor Emeritus, Paul Goldberg, et al. Read the paper. https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs12520-019-00793-9 Congratulations Kris, Mac, and Paul! Image, Kristen Wroth and John Marston
Daniela Hernandez Sarinana awarded Predoctoral Residence at Dumbarton Oaks
Daniela Hernandez Sarinana (GRS’20), awarded a Predoctoral Residence in Precolumbian Studies at Dumbarton Oaks for Spring 2019. In the photo she’s before a mural from her dissertation site of Teotihuacan. Congratulations Daniela! In the photo she’s before a mural from her dissertation site of Teotihuacan.
Kathleen Forste in action – in the field
Kathleen is in Israel in the field. First she was at a beautiful early Islamic site near Modi’in, and now in the lovely little fruit orchard and garden behind the Albright, floating samples. Here are some fun pictures of her in action.
Professor Catherine West research featured, BU Research
Clamshells and Climate Change What seal bones and clamshells teach us about past climate. Written by Barbara Moran Catherine West was having no luck. Knee-deep in the cold waters of Dutch Harbor, Alaska, West scanned the rocky seabed for butter clams. The clams had buried themselves in the sand, as clams are wont to do, […]
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 […]
Archaeology Summer Research Updates
Tel Shimron Excavation: The Tel Shimron Excavation seeks to understand the ancient world, including the world of the Bible, through rigorous archaeological investigation, in order to provide resources for the study of Levantine history and culture over the last five thousand years. Kali Wade and Kathleen Forste. The Stélida Naxos Archaeological Project: The Stélida Naxos Archaeological […]