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    The Queen's Archaeology Club

    The Queen's Archaeology Club is a newly ratified, student run club that plans and promotes archaeological activities for students. Our events include, but are not limited to, pottery reconstruction, guest speakers and presentations, social events, and trips to museums and exhibitions (e.g. MAYA - Secrets of the Ancient World at the AGO). The club usually meets on Wednesdays at 5:30 PM inMac-Corry Hall, room E230.  Everyone is welcome and there is no fee to join.  Find us on Facebook or Twitter, and email us at:

    Liam Browne
    Queen's University Archaeology Club


    Upcoming Events

    Archaeology in Ontario

    A talk by Professor James Conolly

    Wednesday, January 16, 2013

    Professor James Conolly will be coming to Queen's to speak about archaeology in Ontario. Dr. Conolly is an anthropology professor and Canada Research Chair from trent University whose research ranges from early farming practices in the Near East and Europe to First Nations lithic technology in Ontario. The title of the presention is "The Land In-Between: Recent Archaeological Research in the Kawartha Lakes Region of Ontario." Links to Dr. Conolly's profile at Trent and to his archaeological field school he runs out of Trent are:


    Past Events

    Suzanne Villeneuve - Keatley Creek Archaeological Research Project (pdf - 258kb)

      April 3rd, 2012  
    5:30 PM  
    Ellis Hall, Room 321

    Talk by Dr. Sheelagh Frame
    March 1, 2011

    On Tuesday March 1 2011 Dr. Sheelagh Frame, an archaeozoologist working at Çatalhöyük and other archaeological sites, gave a talk to Queen’s students about analyzing faunal remains. The talk was held in Ellis 321 from 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

    Talk by Dr. Max Friesen MaxFriesenLectureT.jpg
    March 9, 2011

    On Saturday, March 9th from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm we welcomed Dr. Max Friesen from the University of Toronto to present a lecture on his recent research. Dr. Friesen is a zooarchaeologist with research interests in Canada's arctic regions, including the Mackenzie River Delta and more recently near Cambridge Bay in Nunavut. His stated goal is "to reconstruct, and compare, the lifeways of the several very different peoples who have lived there over the past four millennia."

    (PDF - 111kb)

    Ian Longo
    Academic Coordinator
    Queen's University Archaeology Club

    Jessica Evans
    Queen's University Archaeology Club

    Cat Machado
    Social Coordinator
    Queen's University Archaeology Club

    Elizabeth Corbett-Nicholson
    Marketing Officer
    Queen's University Archaeology Club

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