Wrath of the Gods: Deceased and Diseased in the Ancient World
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Dr. Angélique Corthals, Professor and Scientific Director of the BioBank, Department of Pathology,Stony Brook University School of Medicine, will speak on how new forensic examination and DNA analysis helps us understand how 500-year-old Argentinean mummies died.

In memory of Anne and Ed Pores Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

3rd Millennium B.C. Irrigation Management in Southern Mesopotamia
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, January 11, 2015 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Stephanie Rost, Ph.D. Candidate, Interdepartmental Doctoral Program in Anthropological Sciences at Stony Brook University, will speak on her research of the cuneiform documents, highlighting the importance of efficient irrigation systems and political power 2112-2004 B.C.

Recipient of an AIA/LIS Tribute Fund Grant Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Representing Alalakh: Excavation and Curation Amid Modern Conflict at Bronze Age Tell Atchana, Turkey
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Professor Mara Horowitz, of the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Fordham University will describe the archaeological excavation and the new museum at the important Bronze Age city of Alalakh, Turkey

Recipient of the AIA/LIS $1000 Grant Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Unveiling the Secrets of the Dead Sea Scrolls
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Dr. Ira Rabin, Coordinator of the International Dead Sea Scrolls Project and Senior Scientist, Federal Institute of Material Research and Testing, Berlin, Germany, will speak on how recent scientific analysis of the parchment and ink of the Dead Sea Scrolls has enabled the reconstructionof the time and use of the scrolls.

Lecture is in honor of Henry Schulman Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

The Art at the Bukharan Court in the 8th Century: Sogdian Rulers at the Time of the Arab Conquest
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Dr. Aleksandr Naymark, Associate Professor of Art History at Hofstra University, will examine new findings about the pre-Islamic Bukharan Court and show how political pressure influence the art and architecture of the royal residence in the ancient city of Varakhsha. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

From Pastoral Nomads to Policemen: Ethnicity and Identity of the Medjay in Ancient Egypt
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Who were the Medjay and how did they change and interact with the ancient Egyptians over a 2,000 year period?  Dr. Kate Liszka (Cotsen Fellow, Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts) will seek to answer these questions in her lecture.

Lecture is sponsored by David Marx Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

The Magnificent Peutinger Map: Roman Cartography at its Most Creative
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 
Contact Information
Name: 
AIA Lecture Program

Location

Early Humans in the Americas: When Did They Arrive and Where Did They Come From?
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

Borowski Lecture Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
AIA Lecture Program

Location

Disappearing Dutch Brooklyn – Where Have All The Houses Gone?
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

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. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Love and Marriage Among the Etruscans
AIA Society: 
Start Date: 
Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 2:00pm

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

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

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. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

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