NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

RECENT NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS


One year postdoctoral position in Art History & Archaeology announced

One year postdoctoral position in Art History & Archaeology announced

The Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University invites applications for a one-year Postdoctoral Research Scholar position in the field of Ancient Near Eastern Art History and Archaeology. The successful candidate will: A) conduct research and...
SANIGHTAAQ  – Yupik Ceremonial Gut Parka

SANIGHTAAQ – Yupik Ceremonial Gut Parka

Exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History | May 28—August 4, 2019 — Curated by a team of Columbia University Museum Anthropology graduate students, this exhibit features a striking 19th century sanightaaq, or Siberian Yupik ceremonial gut parka.

In Memory of Ralph Solecki (1917-2019)

In Memory of Ralph Solecki (1917-2019)

Ralph S. Solecki, an eminent American archaeologist and an influential member of the Columbia Anthropology faculty from 1959-1988, died on March 20 at the age of 101. He is best-known for his work in Iraq at Shanidar Cave, but also carried out a great deal of research...
Zainab Bahrani awarded 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

Zainab Bahrani awarded 2019 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship

Zainab Bahrani, Edith Porada Professor of Near Eastern Art and Archaeology has been awarded an Andrew Carnegie Fellowship for 2019 for her project Monumental Landscapes: Historical Environments and Human Rights Much of Prof. Bahrani’s work has focused on the...
Open Lab hours, fridays 1-4pm (during semester)

Open Lab hours, fridays 1-4pm (during semester)

Drop in to 954 Schermerhorn Extension on Fridays during semester between 1-4pm when students will be helping with the cataloging and analysis of ongoing research projects carried out by graduate students and faculty at Columbia. More...
Center for Archaeology travel award for TAG 2019

Center for Archaeology travel award for TAG 2019

Scholarship to TAG  The Columbia Center for Archaeology will award $500 to a student giving their first presentation at TAG. The award will be made on the basis of the originality and quality of the abstract proposed. Titles and abstracts should be submitted to the...
Spring 2019 news and events

Spring 2019 news and events

Updates on the Center’s activities are sent out in the Fall and Spring semesters. If you have any news or events that you’d like to circulate please send them to Prof. Brian Boyd at bb2305@columbia.edu

Fall 2018 news and events

Fall 2018 news and events

Welcome to The Center for Archaeology’s Fall Newsletter. We post biannual updates on archaeology at Columbia at the start of the Fall and Spring semesters.

The months since our last newsletter have seen a lot of activity and new initiatives by faculty and students at Columbia and Barnard, from field schools to art works – all outlined below. We welcome our incoming students and a special welcome to new faculty member Lisa Trever, in the Department of Art History and Archaeology.

If you have any news or events that you’d like to circulate please send them to me (zc2149) or to Brian Boyd (bb2305). Our calendar of events may be found on the CCA homepage.

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