It’s been a busy, cold, and curious week at Archaeology of the Mediterranean World headquarters, and I’d by lying if I said that I wasn’t happy to see it come to a close.
In the meantime, I’ll focus on the weekend by providing you with a carefully curated gaggle of varia and quick hits.
- Excavation for the Larnaka sewage lines is revealing all sorts of ancient stuff.
- The Archaeology of the Earliest Christians by Douglas Boin (Part 1). Someone needs to do an Oxford Handbook of Early Christian Archaeology…
- The Institute on Digital Archaeology: Method and Practice.
- Greek and Latin in an age of open data conference.
- A very large ancient cut block.
- Ramsay MacMullen, Why Do We Do What We Do? (Always an important question to ask at the end of a long week.)
- Britain in Athens in 1944.
- Slow film. You know, someone needs to do an edited volume on the Slow Movement.
- Fonts from Alien.
- Restoring an important 18th century home with glass (h/t to Cindy Prescott). I want to say something about glass houses here…
- Worley on approaching the academic job market.
- Two Point Ommen on liberty and the liberal arts. This is good.
- One of the great examples of squatting, abandonment, and adaptive reuse will soon be no more. They are relocating the urban squatters from Caracas’s Tower of David.
- How speakers work.
- “I don’t think our pro offense will work at the college level.”
- 50 years of the Kinks.
- You can watch the original version of Solaris for free (h/t to Richard Rathaus).
- Women and violence in the oil patch.
- Some thoughts on Google+ (yeah, it still exists).
- What I’m reading: A. Carusi, A. S. Hoel, T. Webmoor, and S. Woolgar eds. Visualization in the Age of Computerization. Routledge 2014.
- What I’m listening to: Yo La Tengo, Extra Painful; Afghan Whigs, Gentlemen.
It’s been a long week