AIA News

August 3, 2020

AIA Webinars: Critical Conversations on Race, Teaching, and Antiquity

The AIA is pleased to announce a series of three webinars addressing issues of race, diversity and inclusion in teaching archaeology, classics, ancient history, museums, and cultural heritage. The webinars aim to provide concrete strategies for educators to incorporate new approaches and resources that promote inclusivity in courses on the ancient Mediterranean. The webinars are free, but registration is required.

Webinar 1: Decolonizing Syllabi in the Archaeology and History of the Mediterranean Region
Thursday, August 13th, 1-3pm EST on Zoom (Watch Recording)
Panelists: Rebecca Futo Kennedy, Nadhira Hill, Katherine Blouin, Kara Cooney and Sarolta Takács
Moderators: Elizabeth M. Greene and Vivian Laughlin

Webinar 2: Teaching Race and Material Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean
Wednesday, August 19th, 12:00-1:30 pm EST on Zoom (Watch Recording)
Panelists: Maggie Beeler, Bethany Hucks, Patricia Kim, Naoíse Mac Sweeney, and Lindsey Mazurek
Moderator: Dimitri Nakassis

Webinar 3: Becoming Better Accomplices and Instructors: Justice, Activism, and Reflexivity in Teaching Museums and Cultural Heritage
Thursday, August 27, 3:30-5:00 pm EST on Zoom (Watch Recording)
Panelists: Sanchita Balachandran, Elizabeth Marlowe, and Alexander Nagel
Moderators: Machal Gradoz and Morag M. Kersel

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