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3-Minute Thesis Competition

3MT competition

Congratulations to M.A. student Anatolijs Venovcevs who was second-place in the recent MUN 3MT Competition. In this competition research students had just three minutes to present a compelling oration on their thesis and its significance.

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Faculty cross-appointment

Dr. Vaughan Grimes

Congratulations to Dr. Vaughan Grimes, Assistant Professor in the Department of Archaeology who has just been cross-appointed to the Department of Earth Sciences.

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Investigating the genetic prehistory of the New World Arctic

Looking for ancient human remains in northern Greenland (credit and copyright: Claus Andreasen).

Members of the Department of Archaeology, Dr. Vaughan Grimes and the late Prof. Priscilla Renouf, were among an international team of researchers who co-authored a recent article in the prestigious journal Science investigating the genetics of prehistoric Arctic populations.

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Features

Tenure-Track Job Opportunity: Assistant Professor, Historical Archaeology

The Department of Archaeology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Historical Archaeology, at the rank of Assistant Professor, starting July 1, 2015.

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New Course Offerings in Archaeology

Course offerings

ARCH 3584/HIST 3535 - Historical Anthropology investigates the ways that archaeologists and anthropologists use the documentary record.

ARCH 3688 - The Archaeology of Coastal Landscapes explores past human-environmental interaction at coastal sites.

ARCH 3536/HIS 3536 - Object Lessons: Putting Strange Things in Context explores the interpretation of unique objects, especially those which have been separated, in some way, from their historical context or archaeological assemblage.

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 The North Atlantic Archaeology Journal

The latest edition of the North Atlantic Archaeology Journal

The new North Atlantic Archaeology Journal is now available. For copies contact Dr. Lisa Rankin at lrankin@mun.ca.

Cost:
$30.00 regular price
$20.00 for students