The latest special issue publication from the Newfoundland and Labrador Studies journal presents a set of papers which focus on the The French Presence in Newfoundland and Labrador: Past, Present, and Future.
A recently completed 9km boardwalk links the town of Rigolet to the site of three 18th-century Inuit winter communal houses at Double Mer Point, Labrador. The Inuit houses have been excavated by Dr. Lisa Rankin and her students since 2012 and now visitors have the opportunity to view them too.
Read more about the Rigolet Boardwalk story in the MUN Gazette.
Two of our undergraduate students, Daniel Rees and Chanelle Zaphiropoulos, presented at the SHA 2016 Conference on Historical and Underwater Archaeology held on 6-9 January, in Washington, D.C.
The journal publishes archaeological research articles and preliminary reports focusing on, or related to, the archaeology of the North Atlantic region.
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Graduate and undergraduate students reflect on their experiences studying Archaeology at MUN. A short video offers their insights into what studying Archaeology has meant to them.
Congratulations to Dr. Meghan Burchell who has been awarded a substantial grant from the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC). Dr. Burchell is one of 32 researchers at Memorial who received a combined total of more than $4.2 million in federal support.
The Department of Archaeology’s 2016 field school will take place at Tors Cove on the Southern Shore of the Avalon Peninsula, south of St. John’s.
Dr Catherine Losier will lead the excavation of the 17-18th century English migratory fishery occupation at Tors Cove, as well as the non-invasive survey of a 19th-century cemetery site.
This collection of essays presents new research on the archaeology, history, and contemporary adaptations of Inuit-Métis of central and southeastern Labrador.