Posts Tagged ‘MASCA’

April 17th, 2009 - 8:36 pm § in Archaeologist

An Update on the MASCA Affair

From a friend “on the inside” (as it were), I have some good news: supposedly, at least a dozen of the axed researchers have been given new positions within the museum. MASCA’s still done for, but their continued employment has been provided for by curatorial departments and donors. So if any [...]

February 2nd, 2009 - 10:40 pm § in Archaeologist

A Response from Hodges (and my response to it)

On Friday I received a letter from Richard Hodges in response to my letter protesting his dissolution of MASCA (see here). His letter was clearly tailored as a direct response to my letter, but some paragraphs seem to have been boilerplate. If so, I take this to mean that mine was one of many such [[...]

January 5th, 2009 - 8:30 pm § in Archaeologist

The End of MASCA?

Even though I bill myself on the “about” page of this blog as an archaeologist, I haven’t actually posted much here about archaeology. So here goes. Well, actually, it’s not so much about archaeology, per se, as it is about my old stomping grounds, the Museum Applied Science Center for Archa[...]