The Life and Death of an Etruscan Sanctuary: New Discoveries at Poggio Colla

AIA Society Event: Dallas-Fort Worth

Thursday, March 29, 2012 - 6:00pm

Location:
The Jean and Bob Smith Auditorium, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75275
United States

A lecture by Greg Warden.  The Etruscans are mostly known from their tombs, but seventeen years of excavation at the site of Poggio Colla have revealed important new evidence about a settlement at the northern edge of Tuscany. This lecture will focus on the remarkable findings of the past few years, where recent excavation of the acropolis sanctuary has produced new understanding of Etruscan religion and ritual.

This lecture is dedicated to the memory of former Dallas-Fort Worth AIA Society President and Poggio Colla Field School staff member Larry Lehman.

Co-sposored by the Meadows Museum at SMU.

Free parking in Meadows Museum parking garage (access on the corner of Bishop Blvd. and Schlegel). See the SMU website for parking information and location maps: www.smu.edu/

Contact:
Kathy Windrow Galloway
kathyw@smu.edu
214-755-4844

Southwest Texas Archaeological Society

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Southwest TX (San Antonio)

Saturday, October 8, 2011 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location:
Mission San Jose
6701 San José Drive
San Antonio, TX 78214
United States

The AIA-Southwest Texas Archaeological Society (http://www.trinity.edu/org/swtas/) will join other archaeological groups in celebrating Texas Archaeology Month at the old Spanish mission San Jose in San Antonio, TX on October 8th from 10:00am to 3:00pm. The society will focus on the Old World in the New World, presenting costumed re-enactors, information, and activities on Roman, Greek, Celtic, Viking, and Meso-American cultures. For children, a large Roman arch-building kit and 3-D models of the church of San Jose and Concepcion offer challenging ways to learn about architecture. This activity is free and open to the public. See the National Missions Park website for more information: http://www.nps.gov/saan/index.htm

Contact:
AIA Southwest Texas Society

Three Sites, Two New Museums, and an Interesting Indigenous Festival

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Dallas-Fort Worth

Thursday, September 22, 2011 - 6:30pm

Location:
Robert J. O'Donnell Lecture-Recital Hall, Room 2130, above the Taubman Atrium in the Meadows School of Art, Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX
United States

Lecturer: James Kus

Abstract: Three Sites, Two New Museums, and an Interesting Indigenous Festival

Stone Lecture

Parking will be available after 6:00 PM in the U-shaped lot immediately south of the Meadows School of the Arts, entered from Hillcrest Avenue.  See the SMU website for parking information and location maps: http://www.smu.edu/

Contact:
AIA

Archaeological Reflections on the History of Central Asia

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Dallas-Fort Worth

Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 6:00pm

Location:
Jean and Bob Smith Auditorium, Meadows Museum, Southern Methodist University
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75275
United States

Lecturer: Lothar von Falkenhausen

Abstract: Archaeological Reflections on the History of Central Asia

Roberts Lecture

Free parking in the Meadows Museum parking garage (access on the corner of Bishop Blvd. and Schlegel).  See the SMU website for parking information and location maps: http://www.smu.edu/

Contact:
Kathy Windrow
kathy@smu.edu

The Emergence of Empire – China’s First Empire?

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Houston

Sunday, March 25, 2012 - 2:00pm

Location:
Brown Auditorium, The Museum of Fine Arts
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005
United States

Lecturer: Haicheng Wang

Abstract: China’s First Empire? Interpreting the Material Record of the Erligang Expansion

Contact:
AIA

The Magnificent Peutinger Map: Roman Cartography at its Most Creative

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Lubbock

Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 5:35pm

Location:
English/Philosophy 0001, Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
United States

Lecturer: Richard Talbert

Abstract: The Magnificent Peutinger Map: Roman Cartography at its Most Creative

Joukowsky Lecture

Contact:
AIA

The Roots of Buddhism in India

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Dallas-Fort Worth

Saturday, April 14, 2012 - 2:00pm

Location:
C3 Theatre, Dallas Museum of Art
1717 N. Harwood
Dallas, TX
United States

Lecturer: Monica Smith

Abstract: The Roots of Buddhism in India

For parking information and location map go to www.dm-art.org/index.htm. The lecture is free, but non-museum members pay cash for parking in the museum garage. Inform staff at the entrance that you are attending the free AIA lecture in the C3 Theatre.

Contact:
AIA

Embodiment of Empire - Tutankhamen and the Pharaohs of Egypt

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Houston

Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 6:30pm

Location:
Brown Auditorium, The Museum of Fine Arts
1001 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005
United States

Lecturer: Bob Brier

Abstract: The Murder of Tutankhamen

Contact:
AIA

Heraldry for the Dead: The Engraved Stone Plaques of Neolithic Iberia

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Lubbock

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 5:35pm

Location:
English/Philosophy 0001, Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
United States

Lecturer: Katina Lillios

Abstract: Heraldry for the Dead: The Engraved Stone Plaques of Neolithic Iberia

Portugal Lecture

Contact:
Christopher Witmore
cwitmore@gmail.com

Crete before the Cretans: New Evidence for Very Ancient Mariners

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Lubbock

Wednesday, October 5, 2011 - 5:35pm

Location:
English/Philosophy 0001, Texas Tech University
Lubbock, TX
United States

Lecturer: Thomas Strasser

Abstract: Crete before the Cretans: New Evidence for Very Ancient Mariners

Contact:
AIA

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