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Trent @ 50

Photo Credit: Dr. Heather Killop

Dr. Lisa Rankin is one of 10 distinguished alumni invited to participate in Trent @ 50, a celebration of 50 years of Anthropology at Trent University. Photo Credit: Dr. Heather Killop

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Visiting Lecturer Series: Dr. Mike Richards

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Visiting Lecturer Dr. Mike Richards (Department of Anthropology, UBC) will be presenting the talk“The 'Paleo-diet' and the Archaeological Evidence for the Evolution of Human Diets” on January 16th.

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New evidence of early metalworking in Arctic Canada

Geoarchaeology Journal

New evidence from Baffin island suggests an early (pre-Columbian) European presence in the Canadian Arctic, and may represent the earliest evidence of high-temperature nonferrous metalworking in the New World north of Mesoamerica.

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Archaeology graduates present at CAPA 2014

From left to right: Megan Bower, Asta Rand, Jess Munkittrick, and Alison Harris in front of the poster they collaborated on.

Four graduate students from the Applied Archaeological Sciences research group attended the recent Canadian Association for Physical Anthropology (CAPA) 42nd Annual Meeting hosted by the University of New Brunswick, Fredericton, NB.

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SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Scholarships

Award recipients: Jess Munkittrick (left), Anatolijs Venovcevs (centre) and Asta Rand (right).

Congratulations to M.A. students Jess Munkittrick and Anatolijs Venovcevs, and Ph.D candidate Asta Rand for receiving the prestigious Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS scholarships.

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Features

Course offering - Winter 2015

ARCH 2590: Basic Research and Writing about the Archaeological Past

ARCH 2590: Basic Research and Writing about the Archaeological Past is aimed at
introductory level students who are curious about how archaeologists uncover
evidence about the past.

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Course offering - Winter 2015

ARCH 3290: Newfoundland and Labrador Prehistory

ARCH 3290: Newfoundland and Labrador Prehistory explores the culture history of Newfoundland and Labrador from about 9,000 years ago until the time of European settlement.

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ISER Books: History and Renewal of Labrador's Inuit-Metis

History and Renewal of Labrador's Inuit-Metis.

This collection of essays presents new research on the archaeology, history, and contemporary adaptations of Inuit-Métis of central and southeastern Labrador.

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Archaeologist Tim Rast demonstrates flintknapping techniques to students

Flintknapping demonstration

Memorial Archaeology undergraduate students have received a demonstration of flintknapping techniques by archaeologist Tim Rast of Elfshot as part of their studies in archaeological techniques, methodology and theory.

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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