Newly appointed Assistant Professor Tate Paulette, who specializes in Agricultural History and History of the Ancient Near East co-wrote a fascinating article on ancient beer and breweries in Mesopotamia for the blog “The Ancient Near East Today.” Read it here.
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Brewing Up Ancient Beer
History professor Tate Paulette explores the beverage of choice in Mesopotamia: beer.
Public History Students Spend Spring Break Working to Preserve a Culture That Could Soon Be Lost to Climate Change
They were brought to St Helena Island from West Africa as slaves to work the land and when they were finally freed, the Gullah Geechee bought the island. Now descendants of these former slaves, continue to live as their ancestors did – speaking the same Creole language and preserving their culture and traditions. But now their way of life is being threated by strengthening hurricanes, sea level rise and erosion caused by climate change. They risk losing their culture as the land disappears.