NYSAA News

  • Daniel H. Weiskotten Scholarship Fund 2018

    AWARD OF $750

    &

    1 year membership in NYSAA

    Administered by the

    William M. Beauchamp Chapter of the New York State Archaeological Association

    To apply for this award, a student must be a New York state resident enrolled in an accredited New York state college or university undergraduate anthropology or history program.  The student applicant must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours; be majoring in anthropology or history; and be intending to pursue a career in archaeology (prehistoric, historic, military, industrial, underwater archaeology or museology); and have a financial need.

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  • MA in Public Archaeology at Binghamton University

    Dear Colleagues,

    I am writing to let you know that the Master in Public Archaeology (MAPA) program at Binghamton University has a rolling deadline for applications until April 15th.  As you may already know, MAPA is a two-year program that trains students to work in non-academic archaeological careers.

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  • Annual Conference

    The 102nd annual joint conference of the New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA) and the New York Archaeological Council (NYAC) will be held April 27-29, 2018 at the Comfort Inn and Suites, 6701 Buckley Rd., Syracuse NY. The registration form including tour information and hotel rates and accommodations is available here for download.

    2018 Conference Registration Form for NYSAA & NYAC (360.9 KiB)

  • Call for Papers

    The Beauchamp and the Finger Lakes chapters are proud to host the 102nd Annual Meeting of the New York State Archaeological Association (NYSAA) and the annual Spring Meeting of the New York Archaeological Council (NYAC).

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  • 2018 Daniel H. Weiskotten Scholarship Application

    Award of $750

    Offered by the William Beauchamp Chapter and the New York State Archaeological Association.

    To apply for this award, a student must be a new york state resident enrolled in an accredited new york state college or university undergraduate anthropology or history program. The student applicant must have completed a minimum of 30 credit hours; be majoring in anthropology or history; and be intending to pursue a career in archaeology (prehistoric, historic, military, industrial, underwater archaeology or museology); and have a financial need.

    Beauchamp Scholarship Announcement (64.9 KiB)

  • Native American, Climatic, and Environmental Influences on Pine Barrens and Other Fire-Adapted Ecosystems of New York State

    Albert Fulton, a Funk Foundation recipient, will present a free and open-to-the-public talk on his research October 19th at 6:30 PM at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, 195 New Karmer Rd., Albany, NY 12205. His presentation is titled: Native American, Climatic, and Environmental Influences on Pine Barrens and Other Fire-Adapted Ecosystems of New York State

    Presentation by Albert Fulton, Ph.D. Candidate, Dept. of Geography, Michigan State University. Mr. Fulton’s research is supported by a grant for radiocarbon dating from the Robert E. Funk Memorial Archaeology Foundation, Inc. His Ph.D. research involves environmental reconstruction for the last several thousand years in the Genesee Valley region.

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  • Albert Fulton Presentation at Albany Pine Bush

    Native American, Climatic, and Environmental Influences on Pine Barrens and Other Fire-Adapted Ecosystems of New York State

    Albert Fulton, a Funk Foundation recipient, will present a free and open-to-the-public talk on his research October 19th at 6:30 PM at the Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center, 195 New Karmer Rd., Albany, NY 12205. His presentation is titled: Native American, Climatic, and Environmental Influences on Pine Barrens and Other Fire-Adapted Ecosystems of New York State.

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  • Invitation to the NYAC Fall 2017 Meeting and Program

    Saturday, September 30th, 10 am to 4:30 pm
    Peebles Island State Park Visitor Center, Waterford, New York

    Schedule:
    10 am – Noon, NYAC Board Meeting
    Noon – 1 pm, Board Member Lunch
    1 – 2:30 pm, NYAC General Business Meeting (all are invited to attend)
    2:30 – 4:30 pm, Afternoon Program: Training Session for NY SHPO’s Cultural Resource Information System

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  • NYSAA Awards

    The New York State Archaeological Association awarded the Certificate of Merit to Mark Clymer and Michael Beardsley, the Fellow Award to Kurt Jordan, a Special Commendation to Peter Pratt for 40 years of dedication to NYSAA, and Meritorious Service Award to Scott Stull.

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  • The Funk Foundation Grants 2017

    The Robert E. Funk Memorial Archaeology Foundation, Inc., is a tax-exempt, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, dedicated to supporting archaeological research by student, avocational, and professional archaeologists.

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