"Understanding the Development of Urban Society in Ancient East Africa."

Sponsored by East Tennessee Society, McClung Museum

AIA Society Event: East Tennessee (Knoxville)

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 - 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location:
Frank McClung Museum, University of Tennessee
Circle Park
Knoxville, TN 37996
United States

Chapurukha Kusimba, Field Museum, Chicago, "Understanding the Development of Urban Society in Ancient East Africa." Lecture co-sponsored by the University of Tennessee's Ready for the World Global Awards Committee, Africana Studies, Dept. of Anthropology, Black Cultural Center, Dept. of Classics, Dept. of History, Dept. of Religious Studies

Website: http://web.utk.edu/~classics/aia/aia.html

Contact:
Aleydis Van de Moortel
avdm@utk.edu
(865) 974-8279

Can You Dig It?

Sponsored by Frank H. McClung Museum

AIA Society Event: East Tennessee (Knoxville)

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Location:
Frank H. McClung Museum (at The University of Tennessee)
1327 Circle Park Drive
Knoxville, TN 37996-3200
United States

To commemorate National Archaeology and National Fossil Days within the month of October, the AIA East TN Chapter and the Frank H. McClung Musuem are hosting an afternoon event. From 1:00-5:00 pm on Sunday Oct. 21, visitors can bring in Indian artifacts, animal bones, fossils, and rocks to be identified. There will be a pottery demonstration, flintknapping, and activities for kids. Professionals and graduate students within the fields of archaeology and paleontology will have displays showcasing their work and will be available to answer questions. The event is free and open to the public. 

Website: http://mcclungmuseum.utk.edu/

Contact:
Abby Naunheimer
anaunhei@utk.edu

The Small Golden Shrine of Tutankhamun: An Interpretation.

Sponsored by East Tennessee Society, McClung Museum

AIA Society Event: East Tennessee (Knoxville)

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

Location:
Frank McClung Museum, University of Tennessee
Circle Park
Knoxville, TN 37996
United States

Gay Robins, Emory University, will lecture on “The Small Golden Shrine of Tutankhamun: An Interpretation.” Lecture in honor of Elaine Evans, co-sponsored by American Schools of Oriental Research, UT School of Art, Department of Classics, Department of Religious Studies. Illustrated lecture, free and open to the public. It will be followed by a reception.

Website: http://web.utk.edu/~classics/aia/aia.html

Contact:
Aleydis Van de Moortel
avdm@utk.edu
(865) 974-8279

Can You Dig It? A Celebration of National Archaeology and National Fossil Day

Sponsored by East Tennessee AIA Society and the McClung Museum at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

AIA Society Event: East Tennessee (Knoxville)

Sunday, October 21, 2012 - 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Location:
McClung Museum, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
1327 Circle Park Drive Southwest
Knoxville, TN 37996
United States

The Frank H. McClung Museum is collaborating with the AIA-East Tennessee Society to plan a National Archaeology and National Fossil Day event for families, university students, and faculty.  Activities will include tables with graduate students and professors identifying artifacts, fossils, rocks, and faunal remains, hands-on events for children, as well as the demonstration of archaeological field equipment.  Researchers from the University of Tennessee's Archaeological Research Lab and graduate students from the University of Tennessee's Anthropology Department will be presenting their research and discussing various archaeological field projects currently under way throughout the region.  For ongoing updates about events check out the East Tennessee AIA Society webpage (shown on this page), on Twitter @EastTennAIA, or follow us on Facebook!

Website: http://web.utk.edu/~classics/aia/aia.html

Contact:
Dr. Erin Darby
edarby1@utk.edu

Ancient Sounds of Greece

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Nashville

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 7:00pm

Location:
The Parthenon, Centennial Park
Nashville, TN
United States

Lecturer: Nikos Xanthoulis

Abstract: Ancient Sounds of Greece

Kress Lecture

Reception to follow the lecture

Contact:
Tommye Corlew
tommye.j.corlew@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-2516

Etruscan Faces: From the Symbolic to the Real

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Nashville

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 7:00pm

Location:
The Parthenon, Centennial Park
Nashville, TN
United States

Lecturer: Alexandra Carpino

Abstract: Etruscan Faces: From the Symbolic to the Real

Cinelli Lecture

Contact:
Tommye Corlew
tommye.j.corlew@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-2516

Destruction and Desecration of Images of Classical Antiquity

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Nashville

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 7:00pm

Location:
The Parthenon, Centennial Park
Nashville, TN
United States

Lecturer: John Pollini

Abstract: Christian Destruction and Desecration of Images of Classical Antiquity

Joukowsky Lecture

Contact:
Tommye Corlew
tommye.j.corlew@vanderbilt.edu
615-322-2516

The Reunion of Body and Soul: Sacred Sexuality and Resurrection in the Netherworld

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: East Tennessee (Knoxville)

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 - 7:30pm

Location:
Frank McClung Museum, University of Tennessee Campus
Knoxville, TN
United States

Lecturer: Lanny Bell

Abstract: The Reunion of Body and Soul: Sacred Sexuality and Resurrection in the Netherworld

Contact:
Aleydis Van de Moortel
avdm@utk.edu
865-974-8279

The Capitoline on Coins: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Roman Temple

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: East Tennessee (Knoxville)

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Frank McClung Museum, University of Tennessee Campus
Knoxville, TN
United States

Lecturer: Melanie Sobocinski

Abstract: The Capitoline on Coins: Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Roman Temple

Metcalf Lecture

Contact:
Aleydis Van de Moortel
avdm@utk.edu
865-974-8279

The Eleventh-Century Serçe Limanı Shipwreck: Sailing to Byzantium with a Bulgar Crew

Sponsored by East Tennessee Society, McClung Museum

AIA Society Event: East Tennessee (Knoxville)

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 7:30pm

Location:
Frank McClung Museum, University of Tennessee
Circle Park
Knoxville, TN 37996
United States

Dr. Frederick H. van Doorninck, Jr., Texas A&M University, will lecture about “The Eleventh-Century Serçe Limanı Shipwreck: Sailing to Byzantium with a Bulgar Crew.” This lecture is organized by the East Tennessee Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the McClung Museum. It is sponsored by the Haines-Morris Distinguished Lecture Fund of UT's Department of Classics and the Marco Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies. Illustrated lecture, free and open to the public.

Website: http://web.utk.edu/~classics/aia/aia.html

Contact:
Aleydis Van de Moortel
avdm@utk.edu
(865) 974-8279

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