Dr. Jennifer Ramsay recently participated in a National Geographic-funded Archaeological Excavation.
Dr. Ramsay executed a quick but productive excavation project at the site of Shivta in the Negev Desert, Israel during April and May.
She plans to uncover information regarding the environment and economy of this Roman and Byzantine period occupation site.
This work follows a prelimary study produced and published in 2010 that uses archaeobotanical remains recovered from ancient dovecotes to look at issues of economy and ecology.
At the Church on the Shivta site
Using hose at site
Floating for pigeon dung
Dr. Keating publishes an article in the Dec. 2013 issue of Asia Pacific Viewpoint, an international journal.
Dr. Ramsay publishes an article in the Dec. 2013 issue of Journal of Arid Environments, an international journal.
Dr. Keating presents a paper at the American Anthropological Association annual meeting in Chicago, Ill. on Nov. 21.
Dr. Ramsay presents with former student, Amanda Foley (graduate student at Ohio State) at the annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research in Balitmore, MD. on Nov 21.
Dr. Keating was recently interviewed by the Democrat and Chronicle about the art exhibit opening Oct. 24 that he is curating. The show is titled, "“Mush Hole Remembered: R.G. Miller”.
Check out a new art opening at the Tower Fine Arts Gallery curated by Dr. Keating - Serving Time at The Mush Hole: Visual Testimony of R. G. Miller-Lahiaaks (Mohawk, Six Nations) Oct. 24 – Dec. 9, 2013.
Join the Anthropology Club! If you want to get involved meeting are ever other Monday night at 7 pm in Cooper Hall C-1 (Anth. lab). Lots of exciting activities planned for the club this year!