The American Institute for Yemeni Studies is coordinating a fellowship competition supported by a grant from the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, via the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. US graduates and post-docs are eligible. For details on appropriate project proposals and application requirements, follow this link
The deadline for applications is Saturday, November 15, 2008.
Archaeology made headlines for a number of different reasons this week, and we’ve rounded up links to a few of the breaking news stories. Enjoy!
Ancient Tablet Ignites Debate
Mystery of the Crystal Skulls
Human Sacrifice in Syria
New Archaeology-Based Series on the BBC
The Fulbright U.S. Student Program at Brown has announced that its campus deadline for grants for graduate study, research, or English Teaching Assistantships abroad is September 8, 2008.
For more information, visit www.us.fulbrightonline.org. For information on Fulbright at Brown, contact Dean Linda Dunleavy, at 863-2538.
This month kicks off a new, interactive blog project at the Joukowsky Institute. While walking across Lincoln Field one morning in June, Sue Alcock noticed something different about the normally austere demeanor of the Marcus Aurelius statue; in his elevated left hand, he held a Wendy’s soda cup. This struck Sue as a comical addition, and inspired the idea of taking seasonal photographs of the statue for an online photo gallery.
Continue reading The Roman Emperor has a New Groove
“The archaeologists were delighted to at last find the remains of George Washington’s boyhood home but got stumped when they looked for evidence of the cherry tree and rusty hatchet.” To continue reading, follow this link to the NPR article.