The Unsolved Mystery of the Athenian Agora Bone Well

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, November 11, 2012 - 2:00pm

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

Lecturer: Susan Rotroff

Abstract: The Unsolved Mystery of the Agora Bone Well

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

The Excavation of a Late Hellenistic Column Wreck at Kizilburun, Turkey

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, January 20, 2013 - 2:00pm

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

Lecturer: Deborah Carlson

Abstract: The Excavation of a Late Hellenistic Column Wreck at Kizilburun, Turkey

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

Chinese Music before Confucius

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, April 14, 2013 - 2:00pm

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

Lecturer: Haicheng Wang

Abstract: Chinese Music before Confucius

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

Archaeological Odysseys

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, March 3, 2013 - 2:00pm

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

AIA/LIS Members’ Presentation: Travel with members of the Long Island Society to visit archaeological sites in La Belle Paris, Angkor Wat (Cambodia) and Easter Island.  Presenters will be Denise Gold, George Rystar, Naomi and Jesse Taub

 

 

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 10, 2013 - 2:00pm

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

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with the pre-Roman civilization which honored women, loving couples and their children.  Dr. Larisa Bonfante, Professor Emerita of Classics at New York University, will present this fascinating program.

Lecture is sponsored by Carol Shapiro

         

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

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

To Write or Knot? – Reading the Incan Quipu

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, December 16, 2012 - 2:00pm

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

Dr. Gary Urton, Dumbarton Oaks Professor of Pre-Columbian Studies with the Department of Anthropology, Harvard University will lecture on how the Incas, who did not have a writing system, recorded information in the knotted cords of the Quipu.

Lecture is sponsored by Naomi and Jesse Taub

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

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

Life, Death, Cattle and Food: The Archaeology of Neolithic Catalhoyuk in Anatolia, Turkey

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 2:00pm

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

Dr. Kathryn Twiss, Professor with the Department of Anthropology at Stony Brook University, will describe how burial, food remains and technology excavated at this famous site reveal how people lived from about 9000-5000BC.

Lecture is sponsored by Catherine and James Foy

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

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

Dress and Ideology in the Ancient Near East

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, September 23, 2012 - 2:00pm

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

Dr. Nili Fox, Professor of Bible, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion will speak on how art and literature from Israel, Egypt and Mesopotamia reveal political and religious beliefs expressed through dress.

The lecture is sponsored by Sandy and Joseph Lepelstat

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

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

Human Introspection: History of Portraiture in the West

Sponsored by The Long Island Society of the Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
Long Island, NY
United States

Date:             Sunday, Oct 16, 2011 at 2:00 pm

Place:           Room 106,  Breslin Hall, Hofstra University

Speaker:  Dr. Pamela Gaber, Professor of Archaeology and Judaic Studies,

                  Lycoming Collage, Pa.

Program:  Dr. Gabor received her PhD. From Harvard University, is director of an important site at Idalion in Cyprus and has published many books. Her lecture is "Human Introspection: History of Portraiture in the         West".  Explore the history and roots of Western portraiture from Egypt and Greece and Roman coins to the present and gain insight into how cultures view themselves.

Contact:
Stan Goldfeder

(631) 420 1564

Horseback Riding, Chariots and Warfare in the Eurasian Steppes

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, April 29, 2012 - 2:00pm

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

A lecture by Dr. David  Anthony, Professor in the Anthropology Department and Anthropology, Curator of the Yager Museum of Art & Culture, and Director of the Institute for Ancient Equestrian Studies at Hartwick College.

Recent archaeological discoveries in the Eurasian steppes will be described illustrating the earliest evidence thus far found of horseback riding and the use of chariots before 1500BC.

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

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