In my last blog post (for the time being), I wanted to discuss some of the extraordinary work being done by my Spanish colleagues at Cástulo. For the most part, these new developments apply to the visualization of objects and of the site itself. These visualizations can help other archaeologists to understand the discoveries made
Wilkinson College of Humanities and Social Sciences and the World Language and Cultures Department present a free film screening of “La Scoperta Dell’Alba” (The Discovery of Dawn ) on Monday, September 22, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Argyros Forum, Room 209 A, followed by a Q&A with the director of the film — Susanna Nicchiarelli.
You’re invited to view, “Nicky’s Family” — the award-winning documentary about Sir Nicholas Winton, who rescued 669 Jewish children on Tuesday, September 16, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Chapman Auditorium, Memorial Hall. Dr. Marilyn Harran, Stern Chair in Holocaust Education and Directory, Rodgers Center for Holocaust Education at Chapman University, will introduce the film followed
In this post, I thought it would be nice to discuss some of the special experiences I’ve had since arriving in Spain. They mostly connect in clear ways to my archaeological research or teaching in the art department, but occasionally they just happened to be unusual or extraordinary… Plane flight Early in my time here,
This is the third post in a series on my work at ancient Cástulo, in southeastern Spain. (Read my other entries: Faculty Research in Ancient Castulo and Interactions with the Ancient World). In this one, I thought I would describe an average day in the life of an excavation like the one at Cástulo. When
In my first blog post, I described some of the reasons why Cástulo was an important place in antiquity. Now I want to explain what made me want to come here and start a collaboration (future posts will discuss what life is like on an excavation and some of the special experiences I’ve had since
This year’s SCCUR Conference will be hosted by CSU Fullerton on Saturday, November 22, 2014. The theme of the conference is “Illuminating Ideas”. The Southern California Conference for Undergraduate Research provides a forum for the presentation of the best research, scholarship, and creative activities of undergraduate students in the region, and encourages communication of innovative
Today, Wednesday, July 30, 2014, marks two weeks since my arrival in the city of Linares (in the province of Jaén, Spain) and starting to work alongside members of the FORVM MMX team at the site of ancient Cástulo. I first came to Cástulo two years ago when I was working on my book, Consumerism
Those final exams were a memory, her diploma was in hand and a mild, gentle summer was unfolding outdoors. So where did a newly-minted alumnus spend her first couple weeks of post-graduate life? In the Ludie & David C. Henley Social Sciences Research Laboratory buried up to her eyeballs in HTML coding and the final
Professor Leland Estes discusses the opportunities that his undergraduate history students have to take on graduate level work during their time at Chapman University.