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John Carter Brown Library Open Hours

The JCB Library will be hosting open hours on Friday, May 19, 2023 to celebrate their newly accessible physical and digital spaces. The order of events are as below:

Speaker and Award Presentation

3 p.m. | College Green

University and JCB Library leadership will provide remarks and present the JCB Award for Outstanding Service and Scholarship to

Dr. María Isabel Grañén Porrúa, scholar, philanthropist and a leader in libraries and archives of the Americas.

Library Tours

3-5 p.m. | JCB Library, 94 George St.

Tour the renovation of the historic building’s west entrance, explore the new exhibit, “1846: Inventing Americana at the John Carter Brown Library,” and learn more about the library’s new digital platform.


5-6:30 p.m. | Hope Club, 71 Waterman Street

Enjoy light refreshments with University and library leadership and other invited guests.

Register here!

Met Fellows’ 2023 Spring Presentation

Presenting cross-cultural and trans-historical connections rooted in a deep engagement with the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s collection, the fellows’ research this year evades easy classification by circumventing traditional disciplinary boundaries and exploring exciting new avenues of inquiry across the humanities, social sciences, and cultural heritage preservation.

Taking place virtually on Zoom from May 4 through May 19, 10 AM and 1 PM on Thursdays and Fridays, this year’s events will feature 47 fellows presenting 20-minute talks. All sessions will be followed by rich panel discussions benefitting from the insights and expertise of staff from across curatorial and conservation. Registration is required for the virtual presentations.

Fellows will also activate their research onsite and in-person on Fridays, May 5, 12 (The Cloisters), and 19 through talks, musical performances, and other exciting activations of the galleries. This event is included with museum admission and registration is not required.

Register for the Zoom presentations here.

Training Opportunities in Archaeology: Detection Dogs in Archaeology Workshop

Detection Dogs in Archeology Workshop 2023 

Participants will receive training to understand when to employ HRD dog survey in archeological settings, methods, and how to interpret results. Field exercises will demonstrate best practices regarding HRD dog survey under various circumstances. Workshop instructors include certified dog handler teams, leading experts in HRD dog survey, and professional archeologists leading the development of this practice. Field exercises will take place at various points of interest at Poverty Point, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and earthwork complex. 

Full Workshop AnnouncementDetection Dogs in Archeology Workshop 2023 (U.S. National Park Service) (

Dates: May 9 – 11, 2023. The workshop will begin at 8 am on Tuesday, May 9 and end at 5 pm on Thursday, May 11.  

Location: Poverty Point World Heritage Site, 6859 LA-577, Pioneer, LA 71266. 

Cost: Regular participants: $600. Student participants: $300. 

How to register: Visit our full workshop announcement link above for registration. 

Contact: Sadie Schoeffler, [email protected] (337) 257-6045, or Tad Britt, [email protected] (318) 521-5641. 

Training Opportunities in Archaeology: Advances for Non-destructive Investigation Workshop

Current Archeological Prospection: Advances for Non-destructive Investigations Workshop 2023 

The workshop is organized to provide a practical introduction to ground-based geophysical and other remote sensing techniques that are commonly used for the purposes of identifying, evaluating, and preserving archeological resources. Among these ground-based methods are magnetometry, ground-penetrating radar, earth resistance, metal detecting, conductivity, and magnetic susceptibility. Other techniques that receive attention include terrestrial and airborne lidar, and aerial color and thermal infrared imaging. Lectures cover theory of operation, survey methods, data processing, and interpretation. Participants also have daily opportunities to gain introductory level, hands-on experience in the field. 

Full Workshop AnnouncementCurrent Archeological Prospection Workshop 2023 (U.S. National Park Service) (

Dates: May 22 – 26, 2023. The workshop will begin at 8 am on Monday, May 22 and end at 5 pm on Friday, May 26. 

Location: The Campus of Cowley College, 125 South 2nd Street, Arkansas City, KS 67005. Field exercises will take place at two nearby locations. 

Cost: Regular participants: $800. Student participants: $500. 

How to register: Visit our full workshop announcement for registration. 

Contact: Dr. Adam Wiewel (402) 437-5392 x139 or [email protected], Tad Britt, [email protected] (318) 521-5641, or, Sadie Schoeffler, [email protected] (337) 257-6045. 

Position: Visiting Assistant Professor of Classical Archaeology at Texas Tech

The Department of Classical & Modern Languages & Literatures at Texas Tech University invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Classical Archaeology with the possibility of renewal. We seek applicants with a record of teaching, research, and publication in archaeology and material culture, who will be able to teach surveys in classical archaeology and material culture at the graduate and undergraduate levels and to complement existing faculty interests.

Teaching responsibilities will consist of three courses a semester. The successful candidate will teach Archaeologies of the Classical World and World of Greece in the fall; additional courses may include Ancient Cities, Ancient Technology, World of Rome, and Prophets, Warriors, Poets. Ability to teach undergraduate Latin is also desired.

The ideal candidate will have an ongoing program of research and a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching. Service to the department is also expected. This may include participation on MA thesis and exam committees as well as assistance with lecture planning for the Archaeological Institute of America Lubbock Society. Must have Ph.D. in hand by beginning of appointment.


Academic degree as defined by the academic unit and as appropriate for the position held. Demonstrated record of effectiveness as a teacher, a record of peer reviewed publication and/or peer-reviewed creative activity which has contributed to the discipline or field of study, to the candidate’s intellectual and artistic development, and to the quality of the academic enterprise; a record of professional service appropriate to the discipline; promise of growth in teaching and research or artistic and creative activity

To apply and see further instructions, visit the listing here.