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CLST Professor Maurizio Forte Class Presentations

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

Professor Maurizio Forte's two digital classes, "Digital Archeology" and "Virtual Museums", will be having their final presentations on December 8th from 9:30 a.m.- 1:15 p.m. at Bay 12... Read More »



CLST Field Trip to Stagville Plantation with Professor Jiménez

Monday, December 5, 2016

Students taking Principles of Archaeology (CLST 144) with Prof. Jiménez visit the Stagville Plantation and compare the material record of Roman and 18th century slavery in the US. To see more... Read More »



The Reading Cultures of Judaism and Christianity in Late Antiquity: A Dialogue with William A. Johnson

Friday, December 2, 2016

On November 21st, Professor William Johnson presented his paper “Judaic and Christian Readers and Reading Cultures- A Response” at the Society for Biblical Literature conference in San... Read More »



Professor Renfrew from University of Cambridge discusses the Sapient paradox at Duke

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Colin Renfrew, Disney Professor Emeritus of Archaeology and former Director of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research at the University of Cambridge, presented "The Sapient Paradox:... Read More »



Archaeology of Death Class Fieldtrip with Professor Jiménez

Friday, November 11, 2016

Fieldtrip to Maplewood cemetery in Durham with the Archaeology of Death class (Prof. Jiménez). We studied the relationship between social structure and cemeteries and compared Maplewood to Roman... Read More »



Principles of Archaeology visit to DiVE

Friday, November 11, 2016

We recently visited the DiVE with students taking the course Principles of Archaeology (CLST 144). We discussed the virtual reconstruction of the Turkish Neolithicsite Çatalhöyük and how virtual... Read More »



Graduate Student Melissa Huber's Abstract Selected By CAMWS Program Committee

Monday, November 7, 2016

In April, graduate student Melissa Huber's abstract entitled “Claudius and the Monumentalization of Water Supply Improvements in Rome” was one of those selected by the CAMWS Program Committee for the... Read More »



CLST Professor Maurizio Forte awarded the Outstanding Work Award at the China International Tangible Interaction Design and Innovation Exhibition, 2015

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

CLST Professor, Dr. Maurizio Forte, was recently awarded an Outstanding Work Award (from the top 21 pieces out of 70 nominated works) by the China International Tangible Interaction Design and... Read More »



CLST Professor William Johnson on “Ancient Magic and Ancient Literacies”

Thursday, October 20, 2016

This October William Johnson gave an invited paper on “Ancient Magic and Ancient Literacies” as the conference respondent for Inscribing Power in Antiquity at the Ludwig-Maximilians-... Read More »



CLST Professor Mary T. Boatwright Presents "The Imperial Family, and Families in Pannonia and Palmyra"

Sunday, October 16, 2016

On October 16th, Dr. Mary T. Boatwright presented her paper “The Imperial Family, and Families in Pannonia and Palmyra,” at Aarhus, Denmark at a conference on women and children on Palmyrene funerary... Read More »



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