Tag Archives: archaeology

Spring Lecture Line-Up

Happy 2015 to all of our members! With the new year comes a new group of talks. We currently have two great lectures lined-up that we are very excited about: February 26: “Women, Children and Families in the Military Communities of the Western Roman Empire” given by Elizabeth Greene, University of Western Ontario. 6:30 pm in Room […]

“Investigating the life history of objects at Pompeii”

Our first lecture of 2014 took place last night and a great time was had by all.  Professor Theodore Peña lectured on the life history of objects from pre-eruption Pompeii. We had over 35 audience members and a lively round of questions at the end. If you missed the talk, you can view a live-tweeted version […]

Guest Post: Monks for the Masses

The following guest post is written by Alexis Jackson, a graduate student at Brown University in the History of Art and Architecture department. — Monks for the Masses: Why I Decided to Crowdfund You can find my project, “Of Monks and Men” at https://experiment.com/projects/of-monks-and-men-how-medieval-construction-brought-monasteries-and-lay-communities-together. The Problem of Funding In any field, one of the major challenges of […]


 As part of our New Year’s resolutions we would like to invite all members of the Rhode Island Chapter of the AIA and archaeology enthusiasts to imagine a new, more inclusive, engaging and stronger Narragansett Society! We want to hear from all of you. Don’t hold back—we want your input, ideas, suggestions, complaints, and wishes. […]

International Archaeology Day and Young Archaeologists’ Day 2013 Recap

This past Saturday, the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology & the Ancient World at Brown University opened its doors in celebration of International Archaeology Day.  AIA Narragansett organized a range of events and activities, including a stratigraphy station; an artifact lab featuring pottery, coins, glass, and figures; and a bone lab with human and animal skeletons. […]

International Archaeology Day is Coming!

For a full schedule of events at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World sponsored by The Narragansett society, click here. For a full schedule of events at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, click here.

International Archaeology Day at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology

In addition to all the events AIA Narragansett has planned for International Archaeology Day, our friends at the Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology also have some great activities scheduled. They’re just a few buildings down from our events at the Joukowsky Institute (based in Rhode Island Hall), so we encourage you to make a day of […]