What is Field Archaeology?

Never having wielded a trowel, I somehow managed to sweet-talk my way onto the digs of not one, but two professors this summer.  I was warned by multiple professors that this was probably not a great idea (I should be working on my thesis and comps readings, as well as…

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From Stone to Screen presents at the Digital Pedagogy Conference

On May 13th, Chelsea and I had the opportunity to present in front of an enthusiastic group of digital humanists for the third annual Digital Pedagogy Institute conference at the University of Guelph. The theme of this year’s discussion was Community Facing Learning & Digital Pedagogy, embracing the future of…

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The Fortress of Arad and Its Enlightening Ostraca

Ancient texts can  tell us a lot about the sites in which they are discovered. Upon their discovery, the ostraca of Tell Arad proved to be exceptionally informative as to how the fortress of Arad operated. More recently, according to Israel Finkelstein and others researchers believe that the Hebrew texts…

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Archaeology for Brownies!

Our latest post is written by one of our faculty advisors, Dr. Lisa Cooper, who recently took our teaching collection to an entirely new audience… Brownies! Not the delicious dessert, we’re talking Girl Guides here! We’re absolutely delighted that she’s passing on our shared love of the ancient world and…

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