My friend and colleague Uzma Rizvi wrote this eloquent piece in which she talks about the tragedy of Michael Brown’s death in Ferguson earlier this month and the ways in which she teaches about the deaths (and lives) of the people interred in the African Burial Ground.
Archaeologists from two of my favorite institutions (The College of William and Mary and Colonial Williamsburg) are spending the summer unearthing a brewery on campus.
Changing weather patterns have revealed previously-hidden ancient landscapes in England. One astonishing new find: footprints likely to be hundreds of thousands of years old, now washed away by the tide.
This newspaper story explains clearly the process used by archaeologists on the trail of more information about the plantation where Washington spent his early years, before he became free.
The Society for American Archaeology has a new outlet that is meant for ongoing research. Current Research Online is the place to go to find out about exciting research first.
Savage Minds has a great post about where the study of anthropology can lead you. See how many former anthropology majors you recognize…