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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Please note–this lecture has been replaced by a live WEBINAR by Dr.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 […]

TBD

Concordia University 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA

Dr. Dominique Rissolo, Professor of Archaeology, UC San Diego will speak on a topic TBD. Visit www.aia-oc.org for updated information.

CANCELED – Art, Architecture and Literary of the Ancient Maya

Missouri History Museum 5700 Lindell Boulevard, St. Louis, MO

Dr. Franco Rossi (Boston University) will discuss his ongoing archaeological research projects focused on the ancient Maya. PLEASE NOTE:  This lecture has been CANCELED.

Accumulating Identities in “Trash”: Examining Depositional Patterns within Ancestral Pueblo Villages

CU Museum of Natural History Broadway, Boulder, CO

While often overlooked as “trash,” the materials that accumulate in archaeological sites can signify intentional decisions demarcating relationships within a community and ties to architectural settings. In particular, the ways in which architectural spaces were prepared, altered, and decommissioned or closed through the placement of materials (objects and sediment) can reveal important cultural traditions and […]

The Trojan War – Glory, Fame, and Honor?

MATCH 3400 Main Street, Houston, TX

Struggle and confrontation make up much of human history, and some of our greatest stories revolve around warfare. Indeed, Greek mythology culminates in the Trojan War, one of the foundational tales of Western literature, with themes that continue to reverberate today. But was Troy a real place? Did the battles depicted by Homer really happen? […]

The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival

The Archaeology Channel International Film Festival (TAC Festival), currently in its 17th year, is the longest running cultural heritage film festival and competition in the western hemisphere. We are proud to accept cultural heritage films from all over the world and select the best for screening. This year's festival features 26 films, most of which […]

Cappadocia and Cappadocians in the Hellenistic, Roman and early Byzantine periods. An international symposium on the southeastern part of central Anatolia in classical antiquity

Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi, Edebiyat Fakültesi Arkeoloji Bölümü, Oda No: A 418, Tınaztepe/Kaynaklar Yerleskesi, Buca, Izmir, Türkiye

The Izmir Center of the Archaeology of Western Anatolia (EKVAM) is glad to inform you that an international symposium on the ancient region of Cappadocia in southeastern part of central Turkey will take place on May 14-15, 2020 at the Dokuz Eylül University (DEU) in Izmir, Turkey. Today Cappadocia covers Turkish provinces of Nevşehir, Kayseri, […]

Ancient Encounters – Ancient Rome

Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens 26003 Memorial Drive, Houston, TX

Uncover how the classical world influenced American art and design at a free day with hands-on activities for families at Bayou Bend House and Gardens. Excavate, play ancient games, build an arch, participate in arts, crafts, and science activities to learn about the world of ancient Rome. Roman enactors will be present with a large […]

Toward the Middle Range

Illini Union 1401 West Green Street, Urbana, IL

Toward the Middle Range will focus on the intersection of theory, method, and case study through the lens of the New Materialisms. As a study of human pasts, archaeology should be a process where various datasets (narratives) are woven together toward an inclusive science. But the question has always been: how can this be done? […]