AIA Fall speaker: Akin Ogundiran

June 5, 2024

Professor Ogundiran's research focuses on issues of empire, urbanism, class, gender, household formation, and landscape history over the past 2500 years in the Yoruba World (West Africa) and the Black Atlantic.

20,000 Leagues Under the Wine-Dark Sea : Bronze Age archaeology

September 1, 2023

Join as we take a deep dive into Bronze Age Mediterranean society with Professor Emily Egan (University of Maryland)!

13th Annual Paleo-Olympics! Coming up on September 22!

July 5, 2023

Join us for the 13th Annual Paleo-Olympics! The Paleo-Olympics is an annual event that brings the university community together for games, demos, and other activities. Join in and play actual ancient games!

Coming up on April 6! Archaeology of Cheese!

September 28, 2021

Dr. Peter Bogucki will discuss the archaeological evidence for the origins of cheese-making and the implications of this for our understanding of prehistoric cultures. It�s an interesting story of the interplay between cultural innovation and genetics.

Coming up on Nov 11! Medieval Ireland

November 6, 2020

Join us for "Ireland before the Saints and Scholars: Excavations at the Iron Age Site of Dún Ailinne"! Pamela Crabtree, Professor of Anthropology at New York University, will be speaking with us about mysterious Iron Age / Early Medieval Ireland.

Archaeology on Cyprus

October 20, 2020

Join in on Oct 22 for a lecture by Nick Kardulias, on recent archaeological work on Cyprus: �Tracing the Role of Marginal Regions in the Ancient Mediterranean: The Archaeology of the Malloura Valley in Central Cyprus.�

Coming up on Oct. 14! Archaeologists Making Waves!

October 8, 2019

Lightning-Round presentations by GVSU archaeologists, about current research involving water.

11th Annual Paleo-Olympics!

May 8, 2019

The Paleo-Olympics is an annual event that brings together everyone in the Grand Valley community with an interest in archaeology, history, or any aspect of the past. Everyone is welcome to join us -- have fun learning something new!

Coming up on Nov 8: Ceramics, Cuisine, and Climate at the Cloudman Site

November 7, 2018

New research focused on pottery from the Cloudman site, and multicomponent site located on Drummond Island in Lake Huron enhances prior understandings of lifeways in the Upper Great Lakes during the Woodland period.

We Dig It! Excavation Experiences -- The Real Dirt!

October 19, 2018

Hear fellow students talk about their excavation experiences! Coming up on Friday, October 19!

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