What is Field Archaeology? Part II: All of that Wibbly-Wobbly Timey-Wimey Stuff

This post is the second from Shoshana Hereld, a Masters student at UBC, whose first post can be found here. If you perused my first post on field archaeology, you might remember that I spilled a lot of words describing what archaeology is not and from there attempted to figure…

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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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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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Palmyra: Recapture & Assessment

On March 27th, 2016, Palmyra was recaptured from the Islamic State by a coalition of Syrian, Russian and Iranian military forces. As some time has passed since then, we felt it appropriate to now consider the state in which the site was found to be when recaptured, and what has…

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