April 5, 2018
April 11: Dr. Michael Nassaney presents recent discoveries at Fort St. Joseph. Fort St. Joseph, first established as a mission in the 1680's by French Jesuits, was one of the earliest European settlements in the western Great Lakes region.
March 22, 2018
Join GVSU student Conor Kelly as he demonstrates the process of casting ancient bronze axe heads!
March 12, 2018
Coming up on March 21! Experimental archaeologist Lisa Kahn discusses her work with a professional potter to recreate ancient Greek wood-firing kilns. Professor Kahn is the Archaeological Institute of America's Joseph Veach Noble Lecturer for 2017/2018.
February 9, 2018
Coming up on February 14! Lynn Chapman presents Native American Occupations at the Ada Site! The Ada Site (20KT36) is a multicomponent site located in Kent County, MI. See "Events" for more details.
January 5, 2018
Recent advances in remote-sensing technology, especially involving Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) sensors, have revolutionized ancient Maya settlement studies. LiDAR images reveal structures ranging from massive temples to farmsteads.
November 5, 2017
Professor Jan Brashler will discuss archaeological evidence for the ways that ancient cultures engaged the heavens in community planning, ceremony, art, and subsistence practices.
October 19, 2017
What do Archaeology, Egypt, and the actor Brendan Fraser have in common? They are components of 1999�s hit movie The Mummy! Join us Oct. 23, 7-9 pm, 132 Lake Huron Hall.
October 19, 2017
This exciting annual event, bringing together archaeologists and the public, is sponsored by the Michigan History Museum. Grand Valley faculty and students often take part. Here's your chance to meet archaeologists and learn about their research.
October 18, 2017
October Meeting of the Coffinberry chapter of the Michigan Archaeological Society. This month�s presentation will introduce the historic component at the Spoonville site.
October 5, 2017
In this lecture Professor Eric H. Cline will explore why the Mediterranean Bronze Age came to an end and whether the collapse of those ancient civilizations might hold some warnings for our current society.