Space, Religion and the City in Etruria.The Caere Project

Sponsored by AIA Ottawa

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Location:
Library and Archives Canada, Salon A
395 Wellington
Ottawa
Canada

Fabio Colivicchi, Queens University, will discuss the archaeological project at Caere.

Co-sponsored by the Canadian Institute of Mediterranean Studies and the Dante Alighieri Society.

Contact:
Heather Loube
hloube@uottawa.ca
613-256-2991

The Oracle of Zeus at Olympia and the Projection of Power in the Peloponnese

Sponsored by AIA Ottawa

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Tuesday, February 1, 2011 - 7:30pm - 10:00pm

Location:
Library and Archives Canada, Salon A
395 Wellington
Ottawa
Canada

Susan Downie, Carleton University will examine who consulted the oracle, and on what subjects, how its response was given, and what  its replies were.   More enigmatically, she will explore what  Olympia gained from the presence of the oracle.

Co-sponsored by the Parnassos Hellenic Cultural Society and the Embassy of Greece.

Contact:
Heather Loube
hloube@uottawa.ca
613-256-2991

Feminism and Classics VI: Crossing Borders, Crossing Lines

Sponsored by Department of Classics, Brock University

AIA Society Event: Niagara Peninsula, ON

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - Sunday, May 27, 2012

Location:
Brock University
500 Glenridge Avenue
St. Catharines L2S 3A1
Canada

Ancient Mediterranean society was crisscrossed by multiple boundaries and borders. Firm boundaries between male and female, slave and free, gods and mortals (to name just a few) defined social identities and relationships, even as these lines were regularly crossed in religious ritual, social practices and artistic imagination. In current scholarship, Feminism is now Feminisms, encouraging multiple, and even transgressive, approaches to the study of women, gender, and sexuality in the ancient world. But has Feminism itself become a boundary, dividing fields of study or generations of scholars? Or is it a threshold, encouraging crossings between literary, historical and archaeological evidence? What new approaches are scholars using to push the boundaries of the evidence and the limits of our knowledge of the ancient world? Read more »

Website: http://www.brocku.ca/conferences/feminism-classics-vi

Contact:
FCVI
FCVI@brocku.ca

Minoan Palatial Culture: Priniatikos Pyrgos, Crete

Sponsored by AIA Ottawa and Library and Archives Canada

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

Location:
Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington
Ottawa
Canada

Rebecca Mullin-Megarry, Trinity College, Dublin will present her current work on Minoan Crete with reflections on the impact of the volcanic eruption of Thera.

In partnership with the Canadian Institute in Greece, the Parnassos Hellenic Cultural Society and the Canadian Institute for Mediterranean Studies.

Contact:
Heather Loube
hloube@uottawa.ca
613-562-5800 X1332

From the Ground Up

Sponsored by University of Ottawa

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Sunday, October 3, 2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
1120 Desmais, University of Ottawa
55 Laurier E
Ottawa K1N 6N5
Canada

AIA Ottawa's annual showcase for the archaeologists of tomorrow!

Annual dig reports will be presented by three selected students. Siobhan Creelman, winner of the AIA Ottawa Fieldwork Incentive Bursary 2010, will discuss her work at the Etruscan site of Poggio Civitate.  The site at Argilos in northern Greece will be the topic of Anna LindgrenBen Guilding will report on his experience with the University of Groningen geo-archaeological survey in southern Italy at Francavilla Maritima.

Potsherd Raffle proceeds support the Fieldwork Incentive Bursary.

Contact:
Heather Loube
hloube@uottawa.ca
613-562-5800 X1332

Lifting the Veil on a "Dark Age": Recent Investigations at Tel Tayinat on the Plain of Antioch

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 7:30pm

Location:

Vancouver, BC
Canada

An AIA local society lecture to be delivered by Tim Harrison of the University of Toronto.

Spotlight on Recent Research in Canadian Archaeology

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, February 22, 2011 - 7:30pm

Location:

Vancouver, BC
Canada

Sue Rowley of the University of British Columbia will deliver a lecture entitled "Spotlight on Recent Research in Canadian Archaeology." The lecture location is TBA.

New Excavations at El-Hibeh in Middle Egypt

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 7:30pm

Location:
UBC, Buchanan Building, B313
2210 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Canada

Carol Redmount, of the University of California-Berkeley, will deliver a lecture entitled "New Excavations at El-Hibeh in Middle Egypt." The lecture will take place on UBC campus in the Buchanan Building, B313.

Celtic Monks and the Quest for Solitude

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Vancouver, BC

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 - 7:30pm

Location:
UBC, Buchanan Building, B313
2210 West Mall
Vancouver, BC V6T 1Z4
Canada

James Russell, of the University of British Columbia, will deliver a lecture entitled "Celtic Monks and the Quest for Solitude." The lecture will take place on UBC campus in the Buchanan Building, B313.

The Humble Dead: Mortuary Ritual in the Mycenaean Hinterland

Sponsored by AIA Ottawa and the Canadian Institute in Greece

AIA Society Event: Ottawa, ON

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 - 7:30pm - 10:30pm

Location:
Auditorium, Library and Archives Canada
395 Wellington St
Ottawa, ON
Canada

Lecturer: Prof. R. Angus K. Smith, Brock University Read more »

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