From Homer to Horace: How to Excavate an Imaginary Garden

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
371 Dwinelle, UC Berkeley
San Francisco, CA
United States

Lecturer: Katharine Temple von Stackelberg

Abstract: From Homer to Horace: How to Excavate an Imaginary Garden

La Follette Lecture
Reception folowing lecture

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

Revisiting the Grave: Post-funeral Performances in Late Bronze Age Aegean Tombs

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:30pm

Location:
370 Dwinelle, UC Berkeley
San Francisco, CA
United States

Lecturer: Yannis Galanakis

Abstract: Revisiting the Grave: Post-funeral Performances in Late Bronze Age Aegean Tombs

Kress Lecture
Reception following lecture

Contact:
AIA Lecture Program
lectures@aia.bu.edu

Vergil at Sperlonga: Interior Decoration, Imperial Ideology and Roman Literary Culture

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
370 Dwinelle Hall, University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
United States

Lecturer: Steven Tuck

Abstract: Vergil at Sperlonga: Interior Decoration, Imperial Ideology and Roman Literary Culture

La Follette Lecture

Free and open to the public

Contact:
Debbie Anderson
dwanders@sonic.net

Out of the Dark: Lefkandi in Euboea after 1200 BCE

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Tuesday, February 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
370 Dwinelle Hall, University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
United States

Lecturer: Irene Lemos

Abstract: Out of the Dark: Lefkandi in Euboea after 1200 BCE

Kress Lecture

Free and open to the public

Contact:
Debbie Anderson
dwanders@sonic.net

Early Humans in the Americas: When, Where and Why

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
370 Dwinelle Hall, University of California at Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
United States

Lecturer: Steven R. Holen

Abstract: Early Humans in the Americas: When, Where and Why

Stone Lecture

Free and open to the public

Contact:
Debbie Anderson
dwanders@sonic.net

Ghost Ships of the Klondike Gold Rush

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 7:30pm

Location:
370 Dwinelle Hall, University of California
Berkeley, CA
United States

Lecturer: Robyn Woodward

Abstract: Ghost Ships of the Klondike Gold Rush

McCann/Taggart Lecture

Contact:
Debbie Anderson
dwanders@sonic.net

Eat, Drink and be Roman: How to Survive a Roman Banquet

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Tuesday, January 29, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
370 Dwinelle Hall, U.C. Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94704
United States

Lecturer: Nicholas Hudson

Abstract: Eat, Drink, and Be Roman: The Changing Identity of Dining in the Roman World

La Follette Lecture

Contact:
Debbie Anderson
dwanders@sonic.net

Assessing the Historicity of the Trojan War: Excavations at Troy 1988-2010

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - 8:00pm

Location:
370 Dwinelle Hall, UC Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94704
United States

Lecturer: C. Brian Rose

Abstract: Assessing the Historicity of the Trojan War: Excavations at Troy 1988-2010

Joukowsky Lecture

Contact:
Debbie Anderson
dwanders@sonic.net

Beyond Herzog: Current Thinking About Ice Age Cave Art

Sponsored by AIA San Francisco Society

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Friday, May 4, 2012 - 8:00pm - 9:30pm

Location:
370 Dwinelle Hall, U C Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
United States

 

In this talk, Prof. Conkey will discuss the current ways of thinking about and studying the Ice Age "arts" of
Paleolithic Europe. While Herzog's movie, "Cave of Forgotten Dreams" brought a 3-D exposure
to a wider public about the now-famous Grotte Chauvet (Ardèche, France) there is much more to
think about than the "enchantment" of the images and the "virtuosities" of the creators. Recent
work in understanding the technologies of the image-making, the chrono-spatial patternings of
image-making (including a newly discovered site in central Europe) and assessments of the
interpretive field will be discussed.
 
Note: The Spring Reception will take place before this lecture. More
information will be available in late March or early April.

Contact:
Debbie Anderson
dwanders@sonic.net
4082554842

The Lost Sunshade of Queen Nefertiti: Royal women in the reign of King Akhenaten

Sponsored by AIA San Francisco Society

AIA Society Event: San Francisco

Sunday, January 29, 2012 - 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Location:
370 Dwinelle Hall, U C Berkeley
Berkeley, CA 94720
United States

This slide presentation will be given by Dr. Jacquelyn Williamson, American Council of Learned Societies Post-Doctoral Faculty Fellow and Visiting Lecturer, Dept. of Near Eastern Studies, U C Berkeley.  It will be held in 370 Dwinelle Hall on the UC Berkeley campus, and is free and open to the public.

Abstract:
This lecture will begin with a short introduction to the Amarna Period. The first half of the talk will focus on the speaker’s current excavation and discovery of the “lost” sun temple of Nefertiti at Tell el-Amarna. An overview of the art, texts, and architecture of the site will be used to explain and nuance the role Nefertiti played in the new Aten religion.

When he began a religion based on one, gender-neutral god, Akhenaten removed the essential female element of fertility and regeneration imparted by the traditional Egyptian female goddesses. In their place, he used his wife and their children as a means to guarantee and celebrate the regeneration of the Egyptian cosmos.

Contact:
Deborah Anderson
dwanders@sonic.net
4082554842

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