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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

International Archaeology Day Events Scheduled

Celebrate International Archaeology Day with the IUP Anthropology Department on Saturday, October 15. Archaeology Day will include demonstrations of flintknapping, GPR, and atlatl throwing; informational tables about historic and prehistoric archaeology, zooarchaeology, and hominin skulls; and hand painting, artifact guessing, and other fun activities for kids.

Posted on 10/3/2016 2:48:33 PM

Allard Gives Invited Lecture on Early Southeast Asian Trading Networks

Francis Allard (Anthropology) gave a lecture titled "Southeast Asia’s Maritime Exchange Networks and their Impact on Han Dynasty Southern China" at the Center for Southeast Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin–Madison.

Posted on 9/28/2016 11:25:46 AM

Chadwick Discusses Facing Educational and Industry Challenges for Cultural Resource Management

William Chadwick (Anthropology) participated in a panel discussion titled “CRM and the Academy: Crafting the Dialog for Facing Educational and Industry Challenges” at the 22nd annual conference of the American Cultural Resources Association, which was held in Palm Springs, California, on September 15–18, 2016.

Posted on 9/23/2016 2:13:18 PM

Adams and Vick Receive Appalachian Teaching Project Grant for Adventure Learning Trail

Abigail Adams, Anthropology, and Brandon Vick, Economics, have been awarded a grant from the Appalachian Teaching Project to create an Adventure Learning Trail using geocaching to promote the history of Downtown Indiana.

Posted on 9/6/2016 9:41:28 AM

What Was Anthropology Up To This Summer? A Lot!

Summer is the time when students and faculty can get out to do anthropology field work. This was a particularly busy summer, with students working on independent and group research projects and faculty pursuing their research across the state, nation, and globe.

Posted on 8/31/2016 10:27:49 AM

IUP Hosts Advanced Metal Detecting for Archaeologists at Fort Necessity

IUP Anthropology hosted an Advanced Metal Detecting for Archaeologists course at Fort Necessity Battlefield on August 19–21.

Posted on 8/22/2016 12:18:45 PM

Poole Briefs U.S. State Department on Eritrean Migrant Crisis

Dr. Amanda Poole, Department of Anthropology, was invited by the U.S. State Department to speak at an Analytic Exchange on Eritrea in Washington, D.C. on August 17, 2016.

Posted on 8/22/2016 11:30:31 AM

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