Tue, 18 Jul 2017
Hear from eight Rochester students spending this summer at a field school in Ghana. Led by Professors Renato Perucchio, Michael Jarvis, and Chris Muir, the students are studying the engineering, historical, and cultural aspects of the country's historic coastal forts.
Wed, 28 Jun 2017
Jiacheng Sun on the incorporation of plant structures into old slave structures in Ghana, and their preservation as a result.
Thu, 15 Jun 2017
Gilda DeDona on the transition from tourist to researcher in her first weeks at a summer field school in Ghana.
Wed, 25 Nov 2015
Syracuse University professor and author Christopher R. DeCorse will discuss how archaeology has shown that African cultures were both transformed and maintained throughout the Atlantic World.
Wed, 19 Nov 2014
Faculty and students at Rochester are turning to increasingly available imaging, 3-D visualization, and immersive world technology to imagine virtual spaces. They allow researchers to simulate experiences and conduct experiments that would not otherwise be possible, and may offer insights into ways to preserve ancient objects and structures.