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Travis Rupp, MA, University of Colorado, Boulder

Denver Central Library Gates Conference Room Floor 5 10 W 14th Avenue Parkway, Denver, CO

Brewing Beer in Roman Britain Abstract: This lecture will explore the production and consumption of beer in Roman occupied Britain from the invasions of Julius Caesar through the end of Roman rule in the 5th century. Beer was the primary drink of early peoples and nations in Britain before Roman arrival. Via regular contact with […]

In the Footsteps of King David

Concordia University 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA

Dr. Michael Hasel has taught Near Eastern studies, biblical studies, and archaeology at Southern Adventist University (in Tennessee) since 1998. He has worked on ten different excavations in the Middle East including Khirbet Qeiyafa. It was here (15 miles west, south west of Jerusalem) that archaeologists found a walled site tightly dated to around 1000 […]

WEBINAR: Living with the dead: Urbanism in the Suburbs of Pompeii

WA

Please note–this lecture has been replaced by a live WEBINAR by Dr. Allison L.C. Emmerson (Tulane University), the link for registration is as follows: GoToWebinar Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1397745766716867596   Abstract:  Pompeii was a bounded city, surrounded by barriers both physical and conceptual. The fortification walls, the edges of the orthogonal street grid, and the natural contours […]

POSTPONED: Excavating Schnaderbeck’s Lager Cellar, Brooklyn

Spiro Hall 2, Wagner College 631 Howard Avenue (1 Campus Road, Grymes Hill), Staten Island, NY

Please Note:  This lecture has been POSTPONED until next year. The Lynda Nilsen Memorial Lecture, given by Dr. Celia J. Bergoffen Four adjoining, massive stone and brick lager vaults were discovered fourteen feet below grade in the heart of Williamsburg’s former lager brewing district. Unlike other beers, lager yeast ferments at the bottom of the […]

Diversity and Domination at the Roman Dinner Table

The Western Illinois Society is turning its lecture by Nandini Pandey of the University of Wisconsin Madison on "Diversity and Domination at the Roman Dinner Table" into an online lecture.  It will still go forward virtually at the same time and date it was originally scheduled: Monday April 27th from 4:30-5:30 (Central Time). The event will happen over […]

WEBINAR: Humans as artifacts: inventing and displaying Pompeian body casts

WA

Please note–this lecture has been replaced by a live WEBINAR by Dr. Kevin Dicus (University of Oregon), the link for registration is as follows: GoToWebinar Registration URL: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/4492610414650559500   Abstract: This talk examines the modern life histories of Pompeii’s body casts. I begin by tracing the development of the casting technique that created the most tangible and […]