Tag Archives: Brown University

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 […]

You’re Invited: Our Winter 2014 Lecture on Pompeii

We are pleased to announce that Professor Theodore Peña (University of California, Berkeley) will be delivering the lecture “Investigating the life history of objects at Pompeii” on February 27th, 2014. The lecture is free and open to the public. It will take place at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology, Brown University, Room 108. Doors open […]

MARK YOUR CALENDARS: CONVERSATION SERIES JANUARY 2014

 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 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 […]

Join us for International Archaeology Day on October 19th!

Who The International Archaeology Day events are free and open to the public. We are also inviting young archaeologists in grades 7-12 to participate in Young Archaeologists’ Day. Where  Indoors at the Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University and outside on the Quiet Green (behind the Institute-for directions, click here). When Saturday, […]