Easter Island Excavations: New Light on Old Assumptions

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Belk Visual Arts Center, Room 117, Davidson College
315 Main Street
Davidson, NC 28035
United States

Lecturer: Jo Anne Van Tilburg

Abstract: Easter Island Excavations: New Light on Old Assumptions

Van Tilburg Lecture

Contact:
Peter Krentz
pekrentz@davidson.edu

Submerged History of the Adriatic - an overview of the Croatian underwater heritage

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Belk Visual Arts Center, Room 117, Davidson College
315 Main Street
Davidson, NC 28035
United States

Lecturer: Hrvoje Potrebica

Abstract: Submerged History of the Adriatic – an overview of the Croatian underwater heritage

Kress Lecture

Co-sponsored by Davidson College

Contact:
Peter Krentz
pekrentz@davidson.edu

Death comes to the Theban Sacred Band: Skeletons from the Battle of Chaironeai (338 BC)

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Thursday, October 10, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Belk Visual Arts Center, Room 117, Davidson College
315 Main Street
Davidson, NC 28035
United States

Lecturer: Maria Liston

Abstract: Death comes to the Theban Sacred Band: Skeletons from the Battle of Chaironeia (338 BC)

Matson Lecture

Contact:
Peter Krentz
pekrentz@davidson.edu

“Brass, Glass, Terracotta…: Crafts of Power and Authority in Classic Yoruba Civilization”

Sponsored by Central Carolinas Society (333)

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Belk Visual Arts Center, Room 117
315 North Main Streed
Davidson 28035
United States

Akin Ogundiran (Department of Africana Studies, University of North Carolina Charlotte)

Contact:
Peter Krentz
pekrentz@davidson.edu
704-894-2270

Mound Construction and Ritual at Feltus, an Ancient Ceremonial Center in Mississippi, Speaker Vincas P Steponaitis (UNC–CH),

Sponsored by Davidson College

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Room 117 at the Belk Visual Arts Center
315 North Main Street
Davidson. , NC
United States

Ongoing excavations at a Late Woodland (ca. AD 750-1000) mound site near Natchez trying to understand the history and function of early platform mounds in the centuries immediately preceding the emergence of Mississippian cultures.

Contact:
Peter Krentz
pekrentz@davidson.edu

Grand Tour Travelers in Context: A Digital Humanities Approach to 18th Century Social and Intellectual Networks

Sponsored by Davidson College

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Davidson College Visual Arts Center, Room 117 

Main Street 

Davidson. , NC 28036
United States

Classical archeologist Sarah C Murray of Stanford University, will bring to life the 18th century era of the grand tour of Europe with her lecture: Grand Tour Travelers in Context: A Digital Humanities Approach to 18th Century Social and Intellectual Networks on September 11, 2012 at 7:30 pm at the Davidson College Visual Arts Center, Room 117 
Main Street 
Davidson, NC 28036 .

The talk is sponsored by the Central Carolinas (Charlotte) Society of the Archeological Institute of America and Davidson College is free and open to the public.

 

            

Contact:
Ann K Anderson
annkwriter@gmail.com
704-439-0248

The Archaeology of the Intangible: Monumentality in Cameroon

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Belk Visual Arts Center, Room 117
315 North Main Street
Davidson, NC 28036
United States

Lecturer: Nicholas David

Abstract: The Archaeology of the Intangible: Monumentality in Cameroon

Lobban Lecture

Contact:
Peter Krentz
pekrentz@davidson.edu

The Parilia: Celebrating Rome's Birthday

Sponsored by Central Carolinas Society of the AIA and Davidson College

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Saturday, April 21, 2012 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm

Location:
Erwin Lodge
1345 Grey Road
Davidson, NC 28036
United States

On April 21 the Central Carolinas Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Department of Classics at Davidson College will celebrate the ancient Roman festival of Parilia in Davidson NC! This annual festival honored both the 'birthday' of the city Rome and Pales, an agricultural goddess.

Thanks to a grant from the Archaeological Institute of America, there will be an epic celebration of the Parilia.  This celebration will include Roman rituals, fresco painting according to the ancient Roman methods, and good food.

Please follow this link to reserve your spot at the Parilia! Reserving your spot allows us to make sure that we have the right amount of food and painting materials for all.

Website: https://sites.google.com/site/hilarybecker/home/parilia_2012

Contact:
Hilary Becker
hibecker@davidson.edu

Building Pharaoh’s Ships

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Davidson College Visual Arts Center, room 117
Main Street
Davidson, NC 28036
United States

A lecture by Dr. Cheryl Ward of Coastal Carolina University. A reception will follow the lecture.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/AIA.Central.Carolinas

Contact:
Hilary Becker
hibecker@davidson.edu
704-894-2318

Exploring Joara: Native American Chiefs and Spanish Armies in the 16th century North Carolina Piedmont

AIA Society Event: Central Carolinas (Charlotte)

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Davidson College Visual Arts Center, room 117
Main Street
Davidson, NC 28036
United States

A lecture by Dr. David Moore (Warren Wilson College) “Exploring Joara: Native American Chiefs and Spanish Armies in the 16th century North Carolina Piedmont”. The lecture will be followed by a reception.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/AIA.Central.Carolinas

Contact:
Hilary Becker
hibecker@davidson.edu
704-894-2318

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