Features

'Witchcraft and 19 other unique courses offered at Canadian universities'

The Department's 'Archaeological Frauds and Mysteries' course is one of a number of unique courses offered by Canadian Universities as reported by Global News. The course looks at the sensationalized and "unreal" side of archaeology, including a look at everything from Big Foot to aliens.

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Visiting Speaker Series

Dr. Ran Barkai, Chair, Department of Archaeology, Tel-Aviv University.

Title of presentation: Cultural and biological transformations in the Middle Pleistocene Levant: A view from Qesem Cave, Israel.

Friday, September 8th at 3pm in QC-2013.

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Course Offerings - Fall 2017

The Department is offering a number of exciting undergraduate and graduate level courses this Fall. Register soon to ensure your placement.

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The Ken Reynolds Scholarship in Beothuk Archaeology

Ken Reynolds' research helped define what we now know of the Beothuk’s essential role in the province’s cultural history. A scholarship honouring Ken's memory will support future research.

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'Marine Ventures: Archaeological Perspectives on Human-Sea Relations'

This book examines how the marine environment has influenced human adaptations and social complexity in the past. Two papers co-authored by Lisa Rankin focus on the seascapes of historic Inuit-French cultural contact in southern Labrador.

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Contact

Department of Archaeology

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Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

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