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Archaeology and Ale and Book Release with Andrew Lawler

Andrew Lawler will introduce us to his new book, UNDER JERUSALEM: The Buried History of the World’s Most Contested City. Sacred to three faiths and revered by more than half the people on the planet, Jerusalem conjures up powerful images of the celestial. Yet beneath its narrow alleys and holy places, the ancient city conceals […]

Tracing the Origins of Art in Africa

Zoom lecture by Dr. Michael Chazan (University of Toronto) Joukowsky Lecture   Zoom Details The waiting room opens at 12:45pm CST, and the live lecture will begin at 1:00pm CST. Click below to join the meeting. Or, join through Zoom with the following login: Meeting ID: 361 501 0853 Password: Brilliant If you do not […]

Sardis: Recent Discoveries from the Bronze Age until the End of Antiquity

Dr. Nicholas A. Cahill, UW-Madison The Archaeological Exploration of Sardis expedition has carried out large-scale, scientific excavations at the site in western Turkey since 1958. Over these 5+ decades, archaeologists have documented the emergence and development of Sardis, the capitol of the Lydian Empire of the 6th and 7th centuries BCE, and one of the […]

Female Benefactors in the Roman Empire (Dr. Rachel Meyers)

sharjah, Dubai, India

The Iowa Society of the Archaeological Institute of America presents: "Female Benefactors in the Roman Empire" by Dr. Rachel Meyers (Iowa State University) Evidence for the Roman practice of public generosity comes from ancient texts, inscriptions, and archaeological remains. This philanthropic activity, including endowments, bequests, construction projects, and entertainment, was a common way for the […]

Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Today

Davidson College 315 North Main Street, Semans Auditorium, Belk Visual Arts Center, Davidson, NC, United States

Christy and Jim Pritchard, “Cultural Resource Management (CRM) Today” THIS LECTURE IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE VACCINATED PUBLIC MASKS ARE REQUIRED FOR ALL ATTENDEES About the lecture: Christy and Jim Pritchard have been leading cultural resources efforts across the US over the past 25+ years. They will discuss the legislative and operational framework for […]

Useful Objects: Nineteenth-Century Museums and American Culture (Free Virtual Event)

Reed Gochberg, Assistant Director of Studies; Lecturer on History and Literature, Harvard University In conversation with: Brenda Tindal, Executive Director, Harvard Museums of Science & Culture What can the history of museums tell us about their role in American culture today? What kinds of objects were considered worth collecting, and who decided their value? Join […]