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MA in Applied Archaeology Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2016

The IUP School of Graduate Studies and Research and the Anthropology Department are now accepting applications for the MA in Applied Archaeology Program for the fall 2016 semester.

Posted on 1/9/2016 10:18:35 AM

IUP Anthropology Well Represented at Annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology

Anthropology undergraduate students, graduate students, and faculty presented 10 papers and posters at the 49th annual Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology held in Washington, D.C. from January 6–9, 2016.

Posted on 1/19/2016 11:54:32 AM

Ford, Farnsworth, and Colleagues Publish on Shipwreck Site Formation

Ben Ford (Anthropology), Katie Farnsworth (Geoscience), Carrie Sowden (Great Lakes Historical Society), and Scott Harris (College of Charleston) collaborated on a chapter for Site Formation Processes of Submerged Shipwrecks published by the University Press of Florida in January.

Posted on 1/15/2016 9:51:56 AM

Anthropology’s Ford Contributes to Lake Erie National Marine Sanctuary Application

Erie County recently submitted a proposal to include the majority of Pennsylvania’s Lake Erie waters in a National Marine Sanctuary that will highlight the region’s submerged cultural and historical resources. Ben Ford contributed the submerged maritime heritage portion of the proposal.

Posted on 1/13/2016 1:54:07 PM

IUP Archaeologists Help With Archaeology Display at Pennsylvania Farm Show

IUP faculty members Sarah and Phil Neusius and Applied Archaeology graduate students assisted the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission's State Museum Archaeology Section with their annual booth at the Pennsylvania Farm Show in Harrisburg on Monday, January 11, 2016.

Posted on 1/13/2016 1:17:44 PM

Neusius Presents Paper on Archaic Period Zooarchaeology

Archaeologist Sarah Neusius copresented "The Eastern Archaic Faunal Working Group: Database Preservation, Comparability and Integration for Archaic Period Faunal Data" at the 2015 meeting of the Southeastern Archaeological Conference.

Posted on 1/13/2016 12:41:55 PM

Archaeologists Use New Technology to Record Old Shipwreck

Anthropology’s Ben Ford and graduate student Jonathan Crise recently recorded the remains of the Royal Savage, one of the oldest U.S. warships, utilizing a 3D laser scanner.

Posted on 1/2/2016 2:14:34 PM

Anthropologist Poole Co-Chairs Roundtable on Governance in the Horn of Africa at the African Studies Association Annual Conference

The Anthropology Department's Amanda Poole co-organized and chaired a roundtable titled “The Fragility of the Strong and the Resilience of the Weak: Lessons On the Nature of the State from A Closer Examination of the Horn of Africa” at the 2015 meeting of the African Studies Association.

Posted on 12/8/2015 11:52:50 AM

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