At the anthraco2023 conference in Porto, Portugal, Angela Zhang delivered the paper “Wood use in Predynastic Upper Egypt: results of charcoal analysis from two predynastic settlements in the Nile Valley”. This is the result of Angela’s 2022-2023 UROP project and includes lab members Peter Kováčik and John Marston as co-authors. Congratulations Angela!
Maria Codlin was announced as the winner of the SAA’s Student Paper Award for 2021 for her submission “Hunting and Husbandry at the Ancient Mexican City of Teotihuacan.” The paper will appear in the symposium “Cultivating Cities: Perspectives from the New and Old Worlds on Wild Foods, Agriculture, and Urban Subsistence Economies” chaired by Codlin […]
Marston accepted the James R. Wiseman Book Award at the Archaeological Institute of America’s Conference last week for his 2017 book Agricultural Sustainability and Environmental Change at Ancient Gordion (University of Pennsylvania Museum Press). This book details the interconnected agricultural and environmental histories over nearly 3000 years at the site of Gordion, Turkey, and makes Gordion one of the best published […]
Rutgers University’s Department of Anthropology is offering an exciting, three-day workshop called Frontiers in Archaeological Sciences, highlighting the interdisciplinary research of archaeologists, “hard scientists,” and everyone in between. Featuring leading international researchers, this collaborative workshop promises to be an inspiring event. Check out their website for more details!
Emily S. Johnson and John M. Marston received the best poster award at the 2017 Annual Conference of the Society of Ethnobiology, for the poster entitled “Elite Feasting and Monumental Dedication at Early Phrygian Gordion, Central Turkey”. This was the result of research Emily did as a UROP project with Prof. Marston in Spring 2017. Congratulations […]
Kathleen Forste was one of 10 students selected to receive ASOR’s student conference travel grant to attend the 2016 annual meeting in San Antonio, TX! She is co-author on a presentation with Professoss Mac Marston of Boston University and Deirdre Fulton of Baylor University. Their talk is titled “The Animal and Plant Economies at Islamic […]
Professor John M. Marston and Kathleen Forste will be presenting a paper will Professor Deirdre Fulton of Baylor University at the ASOR 2016 Annual meeting in San Antonio, TX. They will present their recent analysis of plant and animal economy at Ashkelon during the Crusader era.
The poster presented by Kayla Pio (undergraduate, University of Michigan) and John M. Marston based on their collaborative work last summer during the 2015 NSF REU-sponsored BAKOTA field school season is now available on the BAKOTA website here.
Emily Ubik and John M. Marston will present a poster titled “Wheat and Barley Morphometrics: A New Method for Quantifying Ancient Cereal Varietals” at the SAA conference Friday, April 8 at 1:30pm.
Maria Codlin will be presenting at on “Social Landscapes and Kapu in the Hawaiian Islands: A Case Study from the Ka’û district, Hawai’i Island” at the Society for American Archaeology in the general session “Archaeology of Oceania” at 10:45 am Saturday 9th April.