Early Humans in the Americas: When Did They Arrive and Where Did They Come From?

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Room 105, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Lecturer: Kathleen Holen

Abstract: Early Humans in the Americas: When, Where and Why

Borowski Lecture

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

The Magnificent Peutinger Map: Roman Cartography at its Most Creative

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Room 105, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Lecturer: Richard Talbert

Abstract: The Magnificent Peutinger Map: Roman Cartography at its Most Creative

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

Disappearing Dutch Brooklyn – Where Have All The Houses Gone?

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Using the methods of historical archaeology and historical documents, researchers are beginning to piece together what life was like for the Dutch-Americans.  Dr. Christopher Ricciardi, Field/Lab Director and Researcher at Chrysalis Archaeological Consultants, Inc., will speak about this project and recent developements.

The lecture is sponsored by Dr. Phyllis Gildston.

Website: http://www.aia-lis.org

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

Love and Marriage Among the Etruscans

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this pre-Roman civilization which honored women, loving couples and their children.  The lecture wil be given by Dr. Larissa Bonfante, Professor Emerita of Classics, New York University.

This lecture has been sponsored by Carol Shapiro.

Website: http://www.aia-lis.org

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

Megalithic Pillar Sites and Early Herders in Northwest Kenya

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, January 19, 2014

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Learn of the uses of megalithic sites (standing stones, massive platforms, stone circles) built 5300 years ago, at this lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Hildebrand, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University.

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

Sea Peoples in the Promised Land

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Recent archaeological evidence unearthed in Israel and Cyprus has shed new light on the history of the Philistines, a tribe of the federation the Egyptians called “The People of the Sea”.  This lecture will be presented by Dr. Robert Stieglitz, Professor Emeritus of Rutgers University.

 

Website: http://www.aia-lis.org

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

Death Comes to the King: A Classis Maya Tomb at El Diablo, Guatemala

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 2:00pm

Location:
Bresline Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

In 2010, a tomb was found in a solar and celestial sculpted building that has revelaed much about royalty and culture in the the Maya city of El Zotz.  This lecture will be presented by Dr. Steven Houston, Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology at Brown University.

Website: http://www.aia-lis.org

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

The Wardrobe Malfunction That Shook The World: Nudity, the Olympics, and Greek Self-Fashioning

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, September 29, 2013 - 2:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Breslin Hall
1000 Fulton Ave.
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Lecturer: Andrew Stewart

Abstract: The Wardrobe Malfunction That Shook The World: Nudity, the Olympics, and Greek Self-Fashioning

Norton Lecture

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

The Rise of the Khmer Empire: from Angkor Borei to Angkor Wat

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 2:30pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Breslin Hall
1000 Fulton Ave.
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Lecturer: Miriam Stark

Abstract: The Rise of the Khmer Empire: from Angkor Borei to Angkor Wat

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

Otzi the Iceman: 5300 year old Alpine "Mummy" and Forensic Science

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Breslin Hall
1000 Fulton Ave.
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Lecturer: Patrick Hunt

Abstract: Otzi the Iceman, 5.300 year old Alpine “Mummy” and Forensic Science

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

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