Lisa Tweten

As one of the project mangers, Lisa is the heart of the project. She works with Digital Humanities to photograph the MacGregor squeeze collection.

A Philologist, a Historian and an Archaeologist Walk Into a Bar…

We’re pleased to announce that three of the FSTS team are going to be presenting at the Joint Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Society for Classical Studies this January in Toronto! Jaymie Orchard, Chloe Martin, and Siena Hutton are presenting their joint paper “A Blast from the Past: Digital…

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FSTS à la Maude: Finding that Work-Life Balance as a Grad Student

If you’ve ever poked around our staff profiles page,  you have probably run across Maude’s bio, which reads: Maude joined the project in its early stages in 2012, and participated in the initial appraisal and organisation of the collections. She has presented the team’s work at the 2014 UBC archaeology…

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Cuneiform Tablets of the UBC Special Collections Division

By Nicholas Kraus   What is known today as the Third Dynasty of Ur, or the Ur III period, began in Mesopotamia around 2100 BCE and lasted until 2000 BCE. The founder, Ur-Namma king of the city of Ur in southern Iraq, was the first of his line to begin…

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Digitizing the O. J. Todd Collection: A Crash Course

By Chloe Martin-Cabanne On a busy day in April 2015, professors Gwynaeth McIntyre and Lynn Welton were storing old exams in the CNERS Department storage room when they spotted a small grey box in a corner of the room, stacked high upon a pile of boxes. It was a Spalding…

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