Finding the First Farmers in the Adriatic: New Excavations in Danilo and Pokrovnik, Croatia

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Rochester

Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 7:30pm

Location:
The Memorial Art Gallery
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY
United States

Dr. Andrew M. Moore, a professor at the Rochester Institute of Technology, will deliver a lecture discussing early farming practices in the Mediterranean during the Neolithic Period.

Ancient Mosaic: Sometimes Old and Sometimes Religious

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AIA Society Event: Staten Island

Sunday, November 21, 2010 - 3:00pm

Location:
Wagner College, Spiro Hall, Room C-2
631 Howard Avenue
Staten Island, NY
United States

Dr. Rachael Goldman will deliver a lecture entitled "Ancient Mosaic: Sometimes Old and Sometimes Religious." The lecture will take place in Spiro Hall, Room C-2 at Wagner College, located at 631 Howard Avenue, Grymes Hill, Staten Island.

Egypt at War Against Itself

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AIA Society Event: Staten Island

Sunday, September 19, 2010 - 3:00pm

Location:
Wagner College, Spiro Hall, Room C-2
631 Howard Avenue
Staten Island, NY
United States

Dr. Tracy Musacchio of John Jay College will deliver a lecture entitled "Egypt at War Against Itself." The lecture will take place inSpiro Hall, Room C-2 at Wagner College, located at 631 Howard Avenue, Grymes Hall, Staten Island.

One Leonine Deity – A Multitude of Theories: An investigation of Egyptian feline goddesses and animal cults

Sponsored by AIA/Long Island Society

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University
Hempstead Turnpike
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. Yekaterina Barbash, Assistant Curator at the Brooklyn Museum, will present a lecture entitled "One Leonine Deity – A Multitude of Theories:  An investigation of Egyptian feline goddesses and animal cults".

Contact:
Naomi Taub
jjtaub@aol.com
631-420-1564

The Archaeology of Captivity and Freedom in Early New York

Sponsored by AIA/Long Island Society

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, February 13, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University
Hempstead Turnpike
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. Christopher N. Matthews, Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Executive Director of the Center for Public Archaeology, Hofstra University will talk on recent archaeological findings from the African Burial Ground in Manhattan and the King Manor site in Jamaica, Queens that shed light on slavery and freedom in Early New York.

Contact:
Naomi Taub
jjtaub@aol.com
631-420-1564

Origins of Archaeology

Sponsored by AIA/Long Island Society

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, January 9, 2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University
Hempstead Turnpike
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Annual Members Presentation will consist of two video lectures by the noted archaeologist, Dr. John Hale, University of Louisville on topics related to the archaeology of ancient Greece and Rome. A question and answer session led by AIA/LIS members will follow.

Contact:
Naomi Taub
jjtaub@aol.com
631-420-1564

The Golden Age of Peruvian Archaeology: Recent Discoveries on Peru's North Coast

Sponsored by AIA/Long Island Society

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, December 5, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Breslin Hall Room 105
Hempstead Turnpike
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. Richard Burger, Charles J. MacCurdey Professor of Anthropology, Yale University, will speak on the discovery of a horde of gold objects in the royal tomb of Sipan. This has spurred a boom in archaeological research resulting in a new understanding of the Moche Culture (A.D. 200-700) in Peru.

Contact:
Naomi Taub
jjtaub@aol.com
631-420-1564

Omo Kibish, Ethopia: The Archaeology of the Oldest "Modern" Humans

Sponsored by AIA/Long Island Society

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, November 14, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Breslin Hall Room 105
Hempstead Turnpike
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Dr. John Shea, Professor, Anthropology Department, Stony Brook University will give a lecture on recent archaeological research on the oldest-dated skeletons of Homo sapiens and stone tools in Ethiopia. This is leading to a new way we look at human origins. Dr. Shea has recently been seen on national television channels such as PBS, Discovery and National Geographic.

Contact:
Naomi Taub
jjtaub@aol.com
631-420-1564

Ten Discoveries that Rewrote History

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, September 12, 2010 - 2:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Breslin Hall Room 105
Hempstead, NY
United States

Lecturer: Patrick Hunt

Abstract: Ten Discoveries that Rewrote History

Magic and Religion in Ancient Corinth

AIA Society Event: Rochester

Thursday, October 7, 2010 - 7:30pm

Location:
The Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester
500 University Avenue
Rochester, NY
United States

Lecturer: Ronald Stroud

Abstract: Magic and Religion in Ancient Corinth

Norton Lecture

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