Virtual lecture which is part of the AIA Archaeology Hour series.
Lecturer: Tess Davis (Antiquities Coalition) Come join us for a watch party of a live-streamed lecture by lawyer and archaeologist, Tess Davis. There will be a drawing for a surprise gift and discussion of the lecture afterwards.
Even before 1990, and the passage of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act, Native nations forcibly removed from their Midwestern homelands have worked to protect their ancestors’ right to eternal rest. NAGPRA has been a powerful tool in this centuries-long struggle. The results have been mixed. Thanks, in part, to lax state cemetery […]
Virtual lecture which is part of the AIA Archaeology Abridged Series.
A lecture by Dr. Alanna Warner-Smith, National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution. The rise of industrial capitalism not only restructured labor and class, but also reconfigured the intimate spaces of the home and everyday life. As the workplace moved out of the home, the home was idealized as private and separate from the market. […]
In many western cultures legal activities are accommodated within purpose-built structures, most commonly, the courthouse. While within Roman culture some building types were linked with specific activities, the assignation of a specific structure type for legal activities only, such as preliminary hearings, arbitrations, and trials, did not occur. Using ancient evidence (literary texts, artistic representations, […]
The Department of Archaeology is glad to inform you that the first international symposium of this annual series will take place on November 17-18, 2022 at the DEU in İzmir with a focus on latest archaeological discoveries on the region of İzmir in western Turkey. Since the 15th century archaeologically and historically İzmir became a […]
Irving Finkel is back, talking about ancient games! In the 16th century CE, the most remarkable document was composed in the form of a hymn to the goddess Ishtar. This composition lists all the games of every type played by boys and girls. In the following centuries, other lists of games were made and by […]
Gerace is a Roman estate centre in the heart of Sicily which the speaker has been excavating since 2013. A substantial estate granary, built c. 300 CE but violently destroyed, probably by earthquake, was succeeded by a compact Roman villa in the late fourth century, which had been equipped with some mosaic pavements but appears […]
In the fifth international installment of ScapeCon, we invite early career scholars to explore the concept of fragmentation in Aegean Bronze Age archaeology. From a hermeneutical perspective, a fragment can be various things: (1) any kind of (deliberately or unintentionally) broken or incomplete object, element, or feature that once formed part of a greater whole, […]
In this talk, Dr. Phil Sapirstein presents his findings from a recent digital and architectural restudy of the temple of Apollo at Syracuse. Built in ca. 590 BCE, it was the first major Greek temple to be built entirely from stone, and thus it is fundamental to our understanding of the origins of Doric architecture. […]
Join us in person for our last lecture of 2022, co-sponsored by the University of Missouri-Columbia Museum of Art and Archaeology! The lecture will be presented by Dr. Marcello Mogetta (Associate Professor of Roman Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri-Columbia). A reception (open to the public) will be held in Swallow Hall at 5 pm, […]
Lecturer: Monique Roddy (Walla Walla University) Professor Roddy specializes in the archaeology of households and everyday life in the southern Levant, particularly during the Iron Age (12th-6th centuries BCE). She currently co-directs the Balu'a Regional Archaeological Project excavations at Khirbat al-Balu'a in Jordan. Recent projects include co-editing the final publication series of the Madaba Plains […]