Colloquium: Underwater Archaeology around the Ocean State (2006)

NEW LOCATION: MacMillan Hall, Thayer Street at George Street, Room 115

Saturday, October 28th, 1:00-5:00 pm.

Followed by a reception at 70 Waterman Street
This event is free and open to the public.


1:00-1:10 Introduction (Susan Alcock and John Cherry, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World)

1:10-1:40 Brendan Foley (Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution): “Shipwreck Archaeology in the Deep Aegean”

1:40-2:10 Bridget Buxton (University of Rhode Island): “Underwater Archaeology on a Shoestring”

2:10-2:40 Mary Hollinshead (University of Rhode Island): “Maritime Regional Survey in the Sea of Crete”

2:40-3:10 Benjamin Goetsch and Megan Goetsch (Brown University): “Documentary Archaeology and a Black Sea Wreck” (with media presentation)

3:10-3:30 Break

3:30-4:00 Richard Gould (Brown University): “Archaeology Investigates Underwater Crimes, Disasters, and Other Scenes”

4:00-4:30 Jane Rindsberg (Roger Williams University): “The Law of Sunken Treasure: Finders Keepers?”

4:30-5:00 Charlotte Taylor (Rhode Island Historical Preservation and Heritage Commission): “Searching for Drowned Valleys and Sunken Ships in Rhode Island’s Waters”