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MA in Applied Archaeology Program Accepting Applications for Fall 2014

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 2015 semester.

Posted on 8/29/2014 10:44:34 AM

Anthropology’s Ford Discusses Hanna’s Town Excavation with Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology Chapter

Ben Ford’s talk on September 17, “Preliminary Analysis of the Hanna’s Town Collection and How it Can Help Us Present the Site to the Public,” summarized IUP’s ongoing work at the site.

Posted on 9/19/2014 10:32:51 AM

First Applied Archaeology Graduate Colloquium a Success

The Applied Archaeology Graduate Colloquium held its first meeting of the 2014–15 school year on Wednesday, September 17. The colloquium included presentations by four student groups summarizing their summer experiences.

Posted on 9/18/2014 11:13:25 AM

Allard Presents on Nanyue Kingdom at Conference in Mongolia, Initiates Archaeological Project in China

Francis Allard, Anthropology, presented “Transformations and Incorporations at the Crossroad: The Case of the Nanyue Kingdom (2nd Century BCE) in Southern China” at the sixth worldwide conference of the Society for East Asian Archaeology.

Posted on 9/5/2014 9:03:17 AM

Poole Publishes on Agrarian History in Eritrea

Amanda Poole, Department of Anthropology, published a chapter titled “Negotiating Territoriality in Eritrean Refugee Resettlement: Agrarian History, Mobile Livelihoods, and State Making” in the edited volume Negotiating Territoriality: Spatial Dialogue between State and Tradition.

Posted on 8/27/2014 3:12:32 PM

Neusius Receives National Science Foundation Funding to Develop Integrated Faunal Databases

Professor Sarah Neusius, along with her co-PI, Bonnie Styles, director of the Illinois State Museum, has been awarded a research award in the amount of $184,080 by the Archaeology Program of the National Science Foundation.

Posted on 8/7/2014 1:57:08 PM

Poole Completes NSF-Funded Course on Cultural Domain Analysis

Amanda Poole, Anthropology, was accepted into a five-day course funded by the National Science Foundation held in July 2014 at the Duke University Marine Laboratories in Beaufort, North Carolina.

Posted on 8/6/2014 10:54:14 AM

Anthropology Faculty and Student Lead Workshop on 3D Laser Scanning

Ben Ford, Beverley Chiarulli, and Marion Smeltzer led a workshop on 3D laser scanning at the joint meeting of the National Alliance of Preservation Commissions and the Pennsylvania Statewide Conference on Heritage in July 2014.

Posted on 7/18/2014 2:24:22 PM

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