International Archaeology Day at Dickson Mounds

Sponsored by Monmouth College / Knox College

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location:
Illinois State Museum - Dickson Mounds Museum
10956 North Dickson Mounds Road
Lewistown, IL 61542
United States

Join members of the Western Illinois Society for a visit to the Illinois State Dickson Mounds Museum in Lewistown, IL. We will meet at the Museum at 10:00am to have a special tour of the museum and site.

Contact:
Danielle Fatkin
dfatkin@knox.edu

Reconstructing and Testing Ancient Linen Body Armor: The Linothorax Project

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Knox College (Room TBA)
Galesburg, IL
United States

Lecturer: Gregory S. Aldrete

Abstract: Reconstructing and Testing Ancient Linen Body Armor: The Linothorax Project

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

Hammers, Axes, Bulls, and Blood: Practical Aspects of Roman Animal Sacrifice

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Pattee Auditorium, Center for Science and Business, Monmouth College
Monmouth, IL
United States

Lecturer: Gregory S. Aldrete

Abstract: Hammers, Axes, Bulls, and Blood: Practical Aspects of Roman Animal Sacrifice

Joukowsky Lecture

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

How to Increase Diligence and Build a Museum Collection: Case Studies from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Tuesday, April 14, 2015 - 7:30pm

Location:
Pattee Auditorium, Center for Science and Business, Monmouth College
Monmouth, IL
United States

Lecturer: Victoria Reed

Abstract: How to Increase Diligence and Build a Museum Collection: Case Studies from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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

Lost and Found: Research on Nazi-Era Looting and Restitution at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Monday, April 13, 2015 - 7:30pm

Location:
Knox College (Room TBA)
Galesburg, IL
United States

Lecturer: Victoria Reed

Abstract: Lost and Found: Research on Nazi-Era Looting and Restitution at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Wilkie Lecture

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

Archaeology for Kids: A day in the life of the Monmouth College Archaeology Research Laboratory

Sponsored by The Monmouth College Archaeology Research Laboratory

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Location:
Monmouth College
700 East Broadway
Monmouth, IL 61462
United States

The Western Illinois AIA Society and the Monmouth College Archaeology Research Laboratory are holding a Lab open house on "The Archaeology of prehistoric Western Illinois." For the event the lab’s director and student assistants will give a tour of the lab and a hands-on introduction to the lab’s over 15,000 Native American artifacts to local high grade school classes. Students will be able handle real artifacts and see what happens to artifacts in the lab.

Contact:
Dr. Kristian Lorenzo
kllorenzo@monmouthcollege.edu
309-457-2289

Silk Route and Diamond Path: The Archaeology of Tibetan Buddhism

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Monday, October 7, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Knox College. Room TBA
2 E South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401
United States

Lecturer: Mark Aldenderfer

Abstract: Silk Route and Diamond Path: The Archaeology of Tibetan Buddhism

Norton Lecture

Contact:
Thomas J. Sienkewicz
toms@monm.edu
309-457-2371

Classical Spies: American Archaeologists with the OSS in World War II Greece

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Monday, November 11, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Auditorium, Room 100, Center for Science and Business, Monmouth College
700 E Broadway
Monmouth, IL 61462
United States

Lecturer: Susan Heuck Allen

Abstract: Archaeologist Spies: the Truth behind the Myth

Howland Lecture

Contact:
Thomas J. Sienkewicz
toms@monm.edu
309-457-2371

Blood in the Dust, Death in the Dark: combat and chemical warfare at Roman Dura-Europos, Syria

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Augustana College, Hanson Hall of Science 102
639 38th Street
Rock Island, IL 61201
United States

Lecturer: Simon James

Abstract: Blood in the Dust, Death in the Dark: combat and chemical warfare at Roman Dura-Europos, Syria

Contact:
Thomas J. Sienkewicz
toms@monm.edu
309-457-2371

Neo-Assyrian Palaces: Prestige, Power and Propaganda

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western IL (Monmouth)

Monday, September 17, 2012 - 7:30pm - Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 7:30pm

Location:
Knox College, Room TBA
Galesburg, IL
United States

Lecturer: Amy Barron

Abstract: Neo-Assyrian Palaces: Prestige, Power and Propaganda

Contact:
Thomas J. Sienkewicz
toms@monm.edu
309-457-2371

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