Splash 2020: Canceled due to COVID-19


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EMILY SCHWALBE, NU PhD student in Anthropology




College: Northwestern University

Major: Anthropology

Year of Graduation: G

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Brief Biographical Sketch:

Emily is a first year PhD student in the Anthropology department studying underwater archaeological sites in South Carolina rivers. She has a a BA in History from Bates College, an MA in Maritime Archaeology from East Carolina University, and worked for Clemson University as a staff archaeologist before arriving at Northwestern.



Past Classes

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H453: Maritime Archaeology in Splash 2019 (Apr. 06, 2019)
This course will cover the basic concepts of maritime archaeology, including shipwrecks around the world, introductory methodologies, and ethical considerations of working on underwater sites. Students will learn how to map a mock shipwreck and spend time critiquing representations of maritime archaeology and treasure hunting in the media.