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2020 Archaeology Month

Every October, Virginia celebrates archaeology at libraries, museums, historical societies, clubs, and at active archaeological sites.

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Dr. Michael Blakey to Participate in "Reclaiming the Ancestors" Panel

On September second Dr. Blakey Michael Blakey will be a panelist for "Reclaiming the Ancestors: Indigenous and Black Perspectives on Repatriation, Human Rights, and Justice," sponsored by the the Society of Black Archaeologists, in partnership with the Indigenous Archaeology Collective and the Peabody Museum.

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Anthropology Master's Degree Student Caroline Watson Published

Congratulations to our graduate student Caroline Watson, who recently co-authored an article in American Antiquity on socio-economic interactions of Piedmont Village Tradition communities in Southeastern North America.

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James Monroe's Highland in Le Monde

Highland appeared in the French newspaper Le Monde on March 27 and 28, 2020. This coverage features recent conversations with the descendants of men and women enslaved at Highland.

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Undergraduate Kat Baganski Wins Student Paper Contest

Sophomore Kat Baganski wins student paper contest at the 2019 Middle Atlantic Archaeological Conference with her paper “Bayesian Modelling of Meadowcroft Rockshelter’s Radiocarbon Sequence."

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Prof. Kahn Addresses Inequality

Professor Jenny Kahn recently spoke to students and faculty in the Asian-Pacific Islander American Studies program