[PAST EVENT] International Archaeology Day at William & Mary

March 25, 2023
12pm - 8pm
Boswell Hall (formerly Morton Hall), Room 220
100 Ukrop Way
Williamsburg, VA 23185Map this location
Access & Features
  • Open to the public
Balkan Heritage Field School at the Roman City of Stobi in North Macedonia
Balkan Heritage Field School at the Roman City of Stobi in North Macedonia

The Archaeological Institute of America sponsors a day each year to celebrate archaeology as it is practiced here at home and by US archaeologists abroad. This year, our celebration of archaeology will include several events, all free and open to the public.  All events will take place on the campus of W&M in Washington Hall 201. We hope to see you there!

12 - 5 pm: W&M Classical Studies and Anthropology Study Abroad and Fieldwork Fair + Classical Studies Book Sale (all proceeds benefit the Williamsburg chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America)

1 - 2:30 pm: Lightning Talks by Anthropology PhD Students

  • Chandler Fitzsimmons, "What Can Contemporary Archaeology Do for You?"
  • Stephanie Barr, "Microartifacts and the Use of Space in Ancient Tahitian House Sites."
  • Rebekah Planto, "What's Past is Present: Archaeological Investigations of the Bacon's Castle Plantation Landscape, c. 1640-1740."
  • Matt Borden, "An Unsettled History: Measuring Sedentism and Settlement Population in the Late Woodland Potomac River Valley."
  • John Henshaw, "Life on the Frontierscape: Managing Landscape and the Social on the Chesapeake's Boundaries."
  • Victoria Gum, "Hidden in Plain Sight: A/historic Landscapes at the First Baptist Church."

3 - 4 pm: Research Talk by Professor Jessica Paga, "Sensing the Past: Sensory Archaeology in the Ancient Mediterranean."

5 - 8 pm: Film Screening of National Treasure (2004) and Quiz Game with Classics Club (with book prizes!)


Dr. Matthew Schueller, Department of Classical Studies, [[mdschueller]]