Recent News and Announcements
Brown Pre-College 2014: Introduction to Archaeology
Brown University is offering a two-week Introduction to Archaeology course for high school students beginning July 28, 2014. Register online.
Brown Pre-College 2014: The Prehistory of Humans
How did human culture come to be? High school students can enroll in Brown University's one-week course on the The Social and Cultural Evolution of Humans, which began July 21, 2014. Register online.
Congratulations to Dr. Murphy!
JIAAW's Elizabeth Murphy successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, "Roman Workplaces, Work Practice, and Working Lives: A Multi-Scalar Socio-Economic Study of Ceramic Production in the Eastern Mediterranean," on Thursday, April 10th.
Position Announcement: Visiting Assistant Professor
The Joukowsky Institute and the History of Art and Architecture invite applications for Visiting Assistant Professor in Ancient Art, Architecture and Archaeology. Full details can be found on our website. Application deadline is April 15, 2014.
Position Announcement: Postdoctoral Fellow in Archaeology
The Joukowsky Institute invites applications for Postdoctoral Fellow. Full details can be found on our website. Application deadline is March 31, 2014.
Archaeology Paper Prize Winners Announced
Congratulations to Christopher Carchedi, Zakaria Enzminger, Lauren Warner, and Andrew Waters! Winning papers can be read here. The deadline for the next paper prize competition will be in January 2015.
JIAAW Welcomes Williamson
Christina Williamson has been awarded an NWO Rubicon Grant for her project, "Commanding Views. Monumental landscapes and the territorial formation of Pergamon, 3rd to 2nd centuries BC".
Prizes for Student Papers
JIAAW offers three prizes to honor undergraduate students who have shown great accomplishment in the study of archaeology through their writing. Submission deadline January 21, 2014.
Archaeology for the People
JIAAW announces a competition for accessible and engaging articles that showcase any aspect of archaeology of potential interest to a wide readership. We offer a prize of $5,000. The deadline is September 1, 2014.
Fall/Winter Issue of "Inventory"
The latest issue of "Inventory", the newsletter of the Joukowsky Institute, is now available online, with stories on the Joukowsky Institute Publications series, International Archaeology Day, a new field project in Sardinia, using RTI to reveal a relief on an Old Kingdom block, and our competition for accessible archaeological writing, “Archaeology for the People”.
JIP 3 and 4 Now Available
The third and fourth volumes in the Joukowsky Institute Publication (JIP) series, Locating the Sacred: Theoretical Approaches to the Emplacement of Religion, edited by Claudia Moser and Cecelia Feldman, and Violence and Civilization: Studies of Social Violence in History and Prehistory, edited by Roderick Campbell, are now available from Oxbow Books.
Congratulations to Dr. Moser!
JIAAW's Claudia Moser successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, "Material Witnesses: The Altars of Republican Rome and Latium and the Memory of Sacrifice," on Friday, December 6th.
Petra Geophysical Results Published
"A Geophysical Investigation of a Newly Discovered Early Bronze Age Site Near Petra, Jordan," by JIAAW's Clive Vella, Emanuela Bocancea, and Susan E. Alcock, with Thomas M. Urban and Christopher Tuttle, will appear in the February 2014 issue of Journal of Archaeological Science and is currently available online.
Sandiford Published in Egyptian Archaeology
The Autumn 2013 issue of Egyptian Archaeology includes an article on "Ptolemaic Houses at Abydos", written by Joukowsky Institute graduate student Timothy Sandiford.
Durusu and Steidl Awarded Grant
Doctoral students Muge Durusu and Catherine Steidl have received a Graduate International Colloquium Grant for "Babylon@Brown: Past, Present, and Future in the Study of the Ancient Near East."
Re-Presenting the Past (JIP2) Now Available
The second volume in the Joukowsky Institute Publication (JIP) series, Re-Presenting the Past: Archaeology through Text and Image, edited by Sheila Bonde and Stephen Houston, is now available from Oxbow Books.
Leppard Joins Southern Connecticut State University's Faculty
Recent JIAAW alumnus Thomas P. Leppard (Ph.D. 2013) has been appointed Adjunct Lecturer in Anthropology at Southern Connecticut State University, starting in Fall 2013.
Bestock Appointed to Named Chair
The Corporation of Brown University has named JIAAW's Laurel Bestock the Vartan Gregorian Assistant Professor of Archaeology and the Ancient World and Egyptology and Ancient Western Asian Studies, effective July 1, 2013.
Spring/Summer Issue of "Inventory"
The latest issue of "Inventory", the newsletter of the Joukowsky Institute, is now available online, with stories on Archaeology's Dirty Little Secrets, Ömür Harmanşah's new book, a recent conference on Greek archaeology, the siege of Rhode Island Hall, and the successful completion of two JIAAW students' doctorates.
Archaeology Paper Prize Winners Announced
Congratulations to Christopher Kim, Andrew Smyth, and Andrew Waters! Winning papers can be read here. The deadline for the next paper prize competition will be in January 2014.