How to Make a Mummy

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Houston

Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 1:00pm

Location:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
5601 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005
United States

Lecturer: Patricia Remler

Contact:
Becky Lao
beckylao@att.net
281-497-7382 (h)

The City of Sardis

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Central Texas (Austin)

Wednesday, November 6, 2013

Location:
University of Texas at Austin, Room TBA
Austin, TX
United States

Lecturer: Nicholas Cahill

Hanfmann Lecture

Contact:
Jackie DiBiasie
aiacentraltexas@gmail.com

The Ancient Synagogue and Village at Huqoq, Israel

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Central Texas (Austin)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014 - 7:00pm

Location:
University of Texas at Austin, ART 1.120
Austin, TX
United States

Lecturer: Jodi Magness

Abstract: The Ancient Synagogue and Village at Huqoq, Israel

Joukowsky Lecture

Contact:
Jackie DiBiasie
aiacentraltexas@gmail.com

The City of Sardis

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Southwest TX (San Antonio)

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Trinity University, Chapman Auditorium
Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78209
United States

Lecturer: Nicholas Cahill

Reception to follow lecture

Contact:
Laura Childs
lacaug@cs.com
210-494-3820

115th Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, January 2-5, 2014

Sponsored by American Institute of Archaeology

AIA Society Event: Southwest TX (San Antonio)

Thursday, January 2, 2014 - Sunday, January 5, 2014

Location:
AIA Annual Meeting 2014
Chicago, IL
United States

Pre-Roman Italy: Art, Architecture and Ritual in Its Ancient Mediterranean Setting

Dr. Ilaria Battiloro, Mt. Allison University and Dr. Kimberly S. Busby, Angelo State University Read more »

Contact:
Kimberly S. Busby
kimberly.busby@angelo.edu
325-486-6017

Ancient Encounters - Houston

Sponsored by Buffalo Bayou Preservation Alliance

AIA Society Event: Houston

Saturday, October 20, 2012

Location:
Kids Day - Buffalo Bayou Festival
Sabine Street at Memorial
Houston, TX 77002
United States

The Houston Society of AIA will present "Ancient Encounters - Houston", a series of hands-on activities to celebrate National Archaeology Day as part of events connected to "KBR Kids Day -  Buffalo Bayou Festival.  "Events will help children and families learn about indigenous groups that lived along Buffalo Bayou.  Included are mock excavations of a midden, a bone count to determine diet,and flintknapping demonstrations.  All children will be able to make a shell bead necklace and take away coloring sheets depicting the lives of those who lived along the Bayou. 

Website: http://aia-houston.com

Contact:
Becky Lao
beckylao@att.net
281.497.7382

Annual UT Archaeology Playdate

Sponsored by Central Texas Society of the AIA and The University of Texas at Austin

AIA Society Event: Central Texas (Austin)

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

Location:
Waggener Hall
Speedway
Austin, TX 78712
United States

Please join us to celebrate Archaeology Day (belatedly) at the annual UT Archaeology Playdate, sponsored by the Central Texas Society of the AIA and The University of Texas at Austin! The playdate (for grownups) offers both archaeologists and those interested in archaeology a chance to catch up on archaeological research at UT in a friendly, informal setting. Faculty members and graduate students from various departments (Classics, Art History, Anthropology) will present some of their current work, and those attending will be able to discuss these projects and other archaeological issues over light refreshments. The event will be held on Sunday, October 21, from 1-5pm in Waggener Hall on the UT Austin campus (room TBA). Please contact Adam Rabinowitz for more information (arabinow@utexas.edu).

Contact:
Adam Rabinowitz
arabinow@utexas.edu

Frozen in Time - The Story of "Otzi the Iceman"

Sponsored by Houston Society, AIA

AIA Society Event: Houston

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Location:
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Drive
Houston, TX 77006
United States

Dr. Patrick Hunt, Director, Stanford Alipine Archaeology Project

In the coldest case on record, a five-thousand-year-old man is brought to life through forensic technology and C.S.I.-type investigations.  Uncover what this human archaeological site tells about life in Neolithic Europe. 

Contact:
Becky Lao
archaeologyhouston@gmail.com
713.364.6344

Forgotten in Time - Unknown Cultures of the Arabian Peninsula

Sponsored by Houston Society, AIA

AIA Society Event: Houston

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Location:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77006
United States

Dr. Abdullah Masry, Former Director of Antiquities, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Director of Middle East Broadcasting Center

Deep in the heartland of Arabis remarkable urban centers developed and flourished at the same time as ancient Egypt and Babylonia.  Arabia was long considered a marginal backwater to the grand centers of ancient Near Eastern civilizations, but recent discoveries now reveal hidden cultures and treasures. 

 

Website: http://aia-houston.com

Contact:
Becky Lao
archaeologyhouston@gmail.com
713.364.6344

Dreamtime - Aboriginal Interweaving of Past, Present, and Future

Sponsored by Houston Society, AIA

AIA Society Event: Houston

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Location:
Houston Museum of Natural Science
5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77006
United States

Dreamtime - Aboriginal Interweaving of Past, Present, and Future

David Lee, Australia Rock Art Research Association

How do lessons of the ancient past inform our dreams for the future?  In the world of the Dreamtime, time, space, act and actor are all part of the woven fabric of existence.  Learn how the Aboriginal peoples of Australia have maintained spiritual connections to their lands and to their ancestors. 

 

Website: http://aia-houston.com

Contact:
Becky Lao
archaeologyhouston@gmail.com
713.364.6344

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