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My Work at Ancient Cástulo … Continued

August 27, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

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,

My Work at Ancient Cástulo

August 20, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

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

Interactions with the Ancient World

August 4, 2014 by Justin St. P. Walsh | News

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

Save The Date! SCCUR 2014: Illuminating Ideas, Nov. 22

July 31, 2014 by | News

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

Faculty Research in Ancient Cástulo

July 30, 2014 by | News

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

SAVE-THE-DATE: WCHSS 2014 Colloquium

June 30, 2014 by | News

The summer is flying by! Before we know it, students will be back on campus and classes will be starting! Be sure to mark your calendar for the Wilkinson College 2014 Colloquium, Thursday, August 28 at 9 a.m., Sandhu Center, D-1. Join us as Dean Fuery provides us with exciting information for the upcoming academic

Conference in the Wild

June 27, 2014 by | News

Written By Assistant History Professor Shira Klein When I heard that the next Association for Israel Studies conference was going to be in Sede Boqer, a kibbutz in southern Israel, all I could think of was, “how on earth am I going to get there?” Israel is a small country – about the size of

Alumni Spotlight: Ryan Lee

June 24, 2014 by | News

Recently, Alumni Ryan S. Lee (Political Science ’14),  was honored at a Commissions Ceremony at Cal State Fullerton as a 2nd Lieutenant in the Army (a commissioning ceremony is the culmination of years of study and effort that results in a cadet becoming a commissioned officer and marks the transition from officer trainee to a