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Video of panel on ‘Archaeology in the time of Black Lives Matter’

Video of panel on ‘Archaeology in the time of Black Lives Matter’

Where does archaeology sit in relation to Black Lives Matter and how might we find ways to engage with the insights and challenges of this moment in our archaeological practice? How do we move beyond statements of solidarity against anti-Black racism and towards...
Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

The Center for Archaeology stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement

Columbia Center for Archaeology goes online

Columbia Center for Archaeology goes online

Given the restrictions on in-person meetings that have been created by the Covid-19 situation, the CCA has developed a series of online events in an effort to reconstitute our archaeological community in virtual space. We’re hosting a series of informal online...

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...
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