Recent News and Announcements
Congratulations to Dr. Smith!
JIAAW's Alexander Smith successfully defended his doctoral dissertation, "Indigeneity and Colonial Response: The Metamorphoses of Balearic Culture in the Late Iron Age," on Thursday, March 19th.
Congratulations to Dr. Craft!
JIAAW's Sarah Craft successfully defended her doctoral dissertation, "Pilgrimage Pragmatics: Travel Infrastructure, Movement, and Connectivity in Late Roman and Early Byzantine Cilicia," on Wednesday, March 4th.
Congratulations to Rob Weiner
Weiner, a concentrator in Archaeology and the Ancient World and one of the leaders of our DigDUG, was one of only 32 juniors elected to membership in the Rhode Island Alpha of Phi Beta Kappa on February 19, 2015.
Van Dommelen Awarded National Geographic Grant
JIAAW's Peter van Dommelen has received a $20,000 grant from the National Geographic Society to continue his archaeological project in Sardinia, Italy, this summer.
New Text Co-Edited by van Dommelen
The Cambridge Prehistory of the Bronze and Iron Age Mediterranean, co-edited by JIAAW's Peter van Dommelen with Bernard Knapp, is now available from Cambridge University Press.
Kaufman's Field Project Highlighted
Popular Archaeology features JIAAW's Brett Kaufman's Zita project in its January 2015 article, "Archaeologists excavate Roman and Punic city in Tunisia."
Fall/Winter Issue of "Inventory"
The latest issue of "Inventory", the newsletter of the Joukowsky Institute, is now available online, with stories on our “Archaeology for the People” competition, a field project in Turkey, a recent conference on archaeology in North Africa, and our ongoing excavations on Brown University’s campus.
Archaeologies of Text (JIP 6) Now Available
The sixth volume in the Joukowsky Institute Publication (JIP) series, Archaeologies of Text: Archaeology, Technology, and Ethics, edited by Matthew T. Rutz and Morag Kersel, is now available from Oxbow Books.
Faculty Position: Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor
The Joukowsky Institute invites applications for the position of Advanced Assistant or Associate Professor, due December 1, 2014.
Osborne Receives Wenner-Gren Grant
JIAAW's James Osborne has been awarded a Post-Ph.D. Research Grant of $19,800 for his project, "The Impact of the Neo-Assyrian Conquest: Forced Resettlement and Daily Practice at Tell Tayinat (Turkey)" by the Wenner-Gren Foundation.
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 was September 1, 2014.
Of Rocks and Water (JIP 5) Now Available
The fifth volume in the Joukowsky Institute Publication (JIP) series, Of Rocks and Water: Towards an Archaeology of Place, edited by Ömür Harmanşah, is now available from Oxbow Books.
JIAAW Welcomes New Faculty
Postdoctoral Fellows Brett Kaufman, Miriam Müller, James Osborne, and Matt Reilly have now joined the faculty of the Joukowsky Institute. We also welcome Visiting Scholar Claudia Glatz and Visiting Assistant Professor Anne Hunnell Chen.
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.