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Archives For August 31, 2013

Congratulations to the students and faculty who have had papers, posters, and colloquia accepted for the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America:

Jami Baxley and Dr. James Newhard – “The Use of Structured Light Scanning for the Study of the Linear B Deposits from Pylos, Messenia, Greece” – co-authored with Ben Rennison (Clemson), Dimitri Nakassis (Toronto), and Kevin Pluta (Texas)

Craig Garrison – “A Catalog of Carriage Steps in the Historic District of Charleston: Paving the Way to Understanding the Historic Streetscape of Charleston”

Jeremy Miller and Dr. Alvaro Ibarra – “The Evolution of Roman Encampments in Southern Dacia: An Analysis of Roman Operations and Military Fortifications along the Upper Olt River Valley”

Dr. Alvaro Ibarra – Colloquium entitled “Composing Unity and Subverting Sovereignty in Iron-Age and Roman Dacia”

Eric Poplin, Brockington & Associates

“Gaillard Center Graves Excavations-Recent Developments”

Wednesday, September 25, 2013, 7pm, SCFA 309


“New Discoveries at Archdale Hall” Sept. 19 at 7pm

By Lauren Saulino
Posted on 18 September 2013 | 10:08 am — 




“New Discoveries at Archdale Hall”


Macky Hill, Independent Scholar

Thursday, September 19, 2013 @ 7:00 PM

Simons Center 309



Archaeology Social Hour

By James Newhard
Posted on 18 September 2013 | 8:54 am — 

Join fellow archaeologists and archaeological sympathizers this Wednesday (September 18) from 5:00  to 7:00 at the Mellow Mushroom in downtown Charleston.  No agenda, other than to enjoy each other’s company.

AIA Fellowships, Grants, and Scholarships: deadline Nov. 1

By Lauren Saulino
Posted on 11 September 2013 | 7:14 pm — 

The Archaeological Institute of America offers a range of funding opportunities, including fellowships, publication grants, scholarships and travel grants—plus the Site Preservation grants and awards, and the new Cotsen Excavation Grants.  Attached are flyers listing these, and further information can be found on the AIA’s website at  We have a November 1st deadline coming up for several of the programs, and we would appreciate it if you could share this information with your colleagues and students.


If you have any questions about the AIA’s funding programs, please do not hesitate to contact me–and thank you for your help in getting the word out!

Best wishes,



Laurel Nilsen Sparks

Lecture & Fellowship Coordinator

Archaeological Institute of America

656 Beacon Street

Boston, MA  02215

Phone: 617-358-4184

Fax: 617-353-6550

“How Castles Work” lecture on September 12 @ 7pm

By Lauren Saulino
Posted on 3 September 2013 | 12:48 pm — 


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