What is “space archeology”? Dr. Justin Walsh (Chapman University, Associate Professor of Art) and Dr. Alice Gorman (Flinders University, Australia) are pioneering a new sub-field by extending a traditionally earth-bound discipline to space. “Our insights will help mission planners and spacecraft designers understand how to improve habitats so that they promote a healthy social life
Justin Walsh, Ph.D., associate professor of art history and archeology teaches a class called Poets, Philosophers and Citizens, Life in the Ancient Greek City – Art 347. It is more of an archeology class than an art history class. And this year, Walsh changed it up a little – rather a lot – by having
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
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
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.
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
Assistant Art History Professor Justin Walsh has been invited to participate in a public program as part of the exhibition Timing is Everything at the University Art Gallery at UC San Diego, from October 3 through December 6, 2013. Over the course of eight weeks, an exhibition of moving image installations by four artists
Dr. Justin Walsh, Chapman art professor, is a Greek archaeologist whose work has concentrated on the archaic and classical settlement of Morgantina, in central Sicily. The looting of that site by illicit diggers over many decades drew his attention to the ways in which cultural heritage has or has not been protected from damage and