NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
RECENT NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
Rethinking archaeological pedagogy at Columbia and in the discipline more broadly
In response to urgent calls to address systemic racism in all spheres of institutional life, a group of archaeology centers based in the United States have come together to identify avenues for concrete change. Since July, center directors and representatives have been meeting via Zoom to consider ways to move archaeology forward towards greater diversity, equity, and inclusion.
News from faculty and graduate students as well as upcoming events for the Fall semester. Image: Sign at Shuqba Cave, Wadi Natuf, Palestinian Territories (photo by Brian Boyd).
A piece in Sapiens on the recent panel discussion co-organized by the CCA, SBA & TAG
Online exhibit and case design for AMNH. Curated by a team of Columbia University Museum Anthropology graduate students in consultation with AMNH and Kayapo activists.
Image credit: Krãkrax Kayapó
The Center for Archaeology stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement
Tree ring dating connected to research carried out by Jeff Benjamin (PhD candidate, Anthropology)