National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: William A.P. Childs

Affiliation: Princeton University

William Childs is Professor Emeritus with the Department of Art and Archaeology at Princeton University.  He holds his degrees from Princeton, and also studied at the University of Munich.  His research interests are in Greek art and the archaeology of the Eastern Mediterranean, and in particular the site of Polis Chrysochous on the northwest shore of Cyprus, where he has conducted excavations since 1983.  Recent publications include as co-editor and contributor to City of Gold: The Archaeology of Polis Chrysochous, Cyprus (2012).  He has received numerous awards for his work, including Corresponding Membership with the German Archaeological Institute (DAI).  Professor Childs is an AIA Norton Lecturer for the 2015/2016 season.

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