NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

RECENT NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS


Stigler fund for Archaeological fieldwork accepting proposals now

Given by the Department of Anthropology, these awards are open to all full-time students at Columbia and Barnard except those students who will graduate before their proposed field season. Deadline is April 17th 2020. Click above for more information....
Open Lab hours, fridays 12-4pm POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Open Lab hours, fridays 12-4pm POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

PLEASE NOTE: OPEN LAB IS POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE Drop in to 954 Schermerhorn Extension on Fridays during semester between 12-4 pm when students will be helping with the cataloging and analysis of ongoing research projects. Lab hours start up again on January...
Spring Newsletter 2020

Spring Newsletter 2020

News from faculty and graduate students as well as upcoming events for the Spring semester. (Image: students sorting botanical remains in Madagascar)

The soil is sentient:  An Ar(t)chaeological Exhibit

The soil is sentient: An Ar(t)chaeological Exhibit

In the fall semester 2019 Jeffrey Benjamin (Anthropology) taught the course “Principles of Art in Archaeological Practice.” This show, mounted in Low Library Rotunda in January 2020, is the culmination of a semester’s work by students in the course.

News and Events Fall 2019

News and Events Fall 2019

Columbia archaeologists have been particularly active since our last newsletter. Click through for reports on some of the faculty research, summer field projects, and conference activities that have taken place.  

Ecologies of Remembrance works toward an ethnographic study of the material afterlives of contemporary migrant death along the Central Mediterranean route to Europe (between North Africa and Italy). The news media around the Mediterranean are frequently dominated by...
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...
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