Discovery of an 18th Century Merchant Vessel During Construction of a 21st Century World Trade Center

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, November 20, 2011 - 2:00pm

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

A lecture by Michael Pappalardo, Technical Director of AKRF Inc.

The surprising discovery of part of an 18th century ship and the status of current research at New York City’s World Trade Center will be presented.

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

Before the Pyramids: The Origins of Egyptian Art

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 2:00pm

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

A lecture by Dr. Diana Craig Patch, Associate Curator in the Department of Egyptian Art, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Find out what kind of art early Egyptians were creating (4400-2750B.C.) before they built the pyramids and how it relates to that seen in later dynasties.  

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

Stonehenge: New Discoveries

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, February 19, 2012 - 2:00pm

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

Lecturer: Mike Parker Pearson

Abstract: Stonehenge: New Discoveries

Kress Lecture

Contact:
AIA

History of Portraiture in the West - Portraits: Human Introspection

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, October 16, 2011 - 2:00pm

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

Lecturer: Pamela Gaber

Abstract: History of Portraiture in the West - Portraits: Human Introspection

Mellink Lecture

Contact:
AIA

The Mirador Basin: The Cultural and Natural Legacy in the Cradle of Maya Civilization

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Long Island

Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 2:00pm

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

Lecturer: Richard Hansen

Abstract: The Mirador Basin: The Cultural and Natural Legacy in the Cradle of Maya Civilization

Contact:
AIA

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

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