01:070:163 Islands and Lost Continents

1.5 credits

Course Description: this course will first survey the archaeology of islands and human dispersal in the past, starting with the Pleistocene, and going from region to region, more or less in order of settlement. Archaeological practice essentially compares two places with each other, to assess their commonality and perhaps their common origin, or their autochthonous development. Islands and Lost Continents is about a past dominated by the sea, that is perhaps also our future.

Most recent syllabus:
pdf 163 de Jong fall 2020 (334 KB)


Departmental Chair
Ryne Palombit
Email - Ryne Palombit
Fall 22 Office Hrs.

Monday 5:30-6:30 pm, BIO-209A Tuesday 1-2 pm virtual or apptmt

Undergraduate Director
Robert S. Scott
Email - Robert S. Scott
Office Hours: Mondays 2:00-3:30 pm or by arrangement

Undergraduate Assistant
Maydelle Romero
Email - Maydelle Romero
Available by email M-F 9-5; In office Monday, Tuesday, Thursday