Archaeology News

JCU’s Continuing Education Program Welcomes Art Historian Claudio Strinati

JCU’s Continuing Education Program Welcomes Art Historian Claudio Strinati

On April 29, 2017, John Cabot University had the honor of hosting one of Italy’s most influential contemporary art historians, Dr. Claudio Strinati. Strinati’s lecture was part of the Continuing Education program “Management and Digitalization of Cultural Heritage.”

Professor Betello to Present Archaeological Excavation Results at AIA Annual Meeting

Professor Betello to Present Archaeological Excavation Results at AIA Annual Meeting

JCU Classics professor Massimo Betello will present the results of the first three years of excavation at the site of the ancient Roman colony of Grumentum (Basilicata) at the annual meeting of the Archeological Institute of America in Toronto, Canada, from January 5 to 8, 2017.

Prof. Bessi on “The Wine Show”

Prof. Bessi on “The Wine Show”

Professor Benedetta Bessi, who teaches Classical Studies and Ancient History at JCU, recently lent her expertise in ancient Roman wine to the British ITV channel.

JCU Professor Koehler Presents at Roman Archaeology Conference

JCU Professor Koehler Presents at Roman Archaeology Conference

Professor Koehler presented his paper "Before the Hammam: Ancient Spas of Roman North Africa."

Imagining Portus: From Archaeological Data to Computer Graphics

Imagining Portus: From Archaeological Data to Computer Graphics

On January 26, 2016, the Rome Society of the Archaeological Institute of America organized a public lecture on Portus, the imperial harbor of Ancient Rome.

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development Funds Support John Cabot University’s Outstanding Professors

Faculty Development funds have been supported by a generous donation from the Paul and Maxine Frohring Foundation and have been awarded to professors for research and professional projects during the 2014-2015 academic year.

Art Professor William Pettit to Present His Research on Natural Pigments at  Experimental Archaeology Conference in Dublin

Art Professor William Pettit to Present His Research on Natural Pigments at Experimental Archaeology Conference in Dublin

Studio Arts professor William Pettit will be presenting his research on natural pigments at the 9th Experimental Archaeology Conference at University College Dublin on January 16, 2015.

“Sacrifice, Mystery, and Incision:” Prof. Francois Xavier Gleyzon on Shakespeare and Paolo Uccello

“Sacrifice, Mystery, and Incision:” Prof. Francois Xavier Gleyzon on Shakespeare and Paolo Uccello

Gleizon presented his paper "Opening the Sacred Body: Shakespeare and Uccello" with accompanying readings from The Merchant of Venice and paintings by Crivelli, Cimabue, and Paolo Uccello.

JCU Visits Alberese Archaeological Field School in Tuscany

JCU Visits Alberese Archaeological Field School in Tuscany

On Sunday August 3rd, JCU Staff, faculty and students visited excavations in progress, and explored the world of archaeology.

John Cabot University Launches Three Summer Graduate Courses in Religion and Politics, Art History, and Archaeology

John Cabot University Launches Three Summer Graduate Courses in Religion and Politics, Art History, and Archaeology

John Cabot University is pleased to offer three graduate level courses this summer to both graduate students and undergraduate students with advanced standing.

Alberese Archaeological Project Wins $7000 Research Grant

Alberese Archaeological Project Wins $7000 Research Grant

The Alberese Archaeological Project has been awarded the prestigious Rakow Grant for research by the Corning Museum of Glass (NY).

Professor Walters Goes On-site with JCU’s Archaeological Field School

Professor Walters Goes On-site with JCU’s Archaeological Field School

I didn't have to reapply the 50+ sun-block in the afternoon. By that point my limbs were covered in clay. The clay did not block cascades of sweat from stinging my eyes. It did make sifting more strenuous. [read more]

JCU Professors Publish in the American Journal of Ancient History

JCU Professors Publish in the American Journal of Ancient History

This 600 page volume of the American Journal of Ancient History (AJAH) contains 20 peer-reviewed papers delivered at the conference "The Roman Empire during the Severan Dynasty."

Professor Inge Lyse Hansen Publishes Book on Ancient City of Butrint

Professor Inge Lyse Hansen Publishes Book on Ancient City of Butrint

JCU art history professor Inge L. Hansen is the editor of the most recent monograph on the excavations of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Butrint (ancient Buthrotum) in Albania.

JCU Announces Development of Rome-SPQR Society

JCU Announces Development of Rome-SPQR Society

John Cabot University Professors Eric De Sena  Crispin Corrado and Linda Nolan are proud to announce the development of the Rome-SPQR Society, a local branch of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA), the largest professional organization of classical archaeologists in the world.