Faculty Fellows Call for Applications for 2018-2019 Academic Year

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology is pleased to invite proposals from tenure-track faculty at Brown University for our Faculty Fellows Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. This program supports the development of courses and course components using the Museum’s archaeological and ethnographic collections.

(Distributed March 2, 2018)

Project Coordinator Hired for Arctic Collection Inventory

We are proud to welcome Annalisa Heppner to the Haffenreffer Museum team as new Project Coordinator for the inventory and rehousing of the Alaskan archaeological collections. Heppner joins us from Portland, Oregon, where she has been working as an archaeological project manager for a cultural resources management firm. Hepner holds an MA from the University of Alaska, Anchorage, with experience in Northwestern and Western Alaskan archaeology and ethnography. She has also helped manage sensitive collections in academic and museum settings.  

(Distributed February 2, 2018)

International Postdoctoral Fellowship in Critical Cultural Heritage: Accepting Applications

International Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology and Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World have announced a postdoctoral position opportunity accepting applications. The International Postdoctoral Fellowship in Critical Cultural Heritage position is to be held jointly with the Cogut Institute for the Humanities for a term of two years, beginning July 2018. 

(Distributed January 10, 2018)

Deputy Director on Travel Channel's 'Expedition Unknown'

Deputy Director Kevin Smith joins the Travel Channel's two-part season premiere of 'Expeditions Unknown'

On December 27th, 9 PM, the Travel Channel's top rated series Expedition Unknown kicks off their fourth season with a two-part episode about Viking myth and mystery. The Haffenreffer Museum's Deputy Director and Chief Curator, Kevin P. Smith, joins adventurer Josh Gates to explore the origins of Viking expansion from Denmark to Iceland, Greenland, Canada, and the United States. 

(Distributed December 12, 2017)
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