2009 Field School Scholarship Winner: Eric Mentges - Isthmia, Greece
September 2, 2009 | by Author Eric Mentges

Interview with AIA lecturer Lorenc Bejko
July 13, 2009

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Interview with AIA lecturer Lorenc Bejko

AIA Lecturer Lorenc Bejko What first got you interested in archaeology?

Interview with AIA lecturer Brendan Foley
January 29, 2009

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Interview with AIA lecturer Brendan Foley
Brendan Foley

AIA Lecturer Brendan Foley

 

Ninth Annual AIA Archaeology Fair a Huge Success
January 29, 2009

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The 9th Annual Archaeology Fair--held at the AIA-APA Joint Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, on January 10, 2009--was a huge success!
Family Fair

The AIA's 2009 Family Fair drew a large crowd of parents and children eager to learn about archaeology.

The 9th Annual Archaeology Fair--held at the AIA-APA Joint Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, on January 10, 2009--was a huge success! More than 1,700 visitors attended--a record for our annual fair! Most attendees were children and their parents, although some high-school students and archaeologists stopped by as well.

2009 Annual Meeting a Success
January 10, 2009

Exhibitor demonstrates bow-and-arrow at the 2009 Archaeology Fair.
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The 2009 AIA and APA Joint Annual Meeting exceeded attendance expectations on every level! We welcomed more than 2,800 attendees to the Philadelphia Downtown Marriott making it the second largest in overall attendance after the Chicago in 2008.
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The Exhibit Hall offered books on archaeology and the classics, as well as archaeological gear.

Our October 2008 Blitz
November 1, 2008

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This past October was a busy, exciting month for the AIA’s Outreach and Education Department.

2008: The Olympic Year
August 1, 2008

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Brief History of the Games; Events; Importance of the Games; and Modern Digs, Ancient Finds

Brief History of the Games

Harrison Ford Elected to AIA Board
May 15, 2008

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"Indiana Jones" shows his commitment to real archaeology.

"Indiana Jones" shows his commitment to real archaeology.

Meet Our Lecturers: An Interview with James Adovasio
March 5, 2008

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Director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute, James Adovasio specializes in prehistory, technology and material analysis, as well as the archaeology of North America, Mesoamerica, and the former Soviet Union. Adovasio recently discussed his research, including his excavation of the Meadowcroft Rockshelter, with AIA Programs Assistant Deanna Baker.

Adovasio at Meadowcroft

Director of the Mercyhurst Archaeological Institute, James Adovasio specializes in prehistory, technology and material analysis, as well as the archaeology of North America, Mesoamerica, and the former Soviet Union. Adovasio recently discussed his research, including his excavation of the Meadowcroft Rockshelter, with AIA Programs Assistant Deanna Baker.

How did you become interested in archaeology?

2008 AIA Archaeology Fair
January 10, 2008

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Professional archaeologists from throughout the United States were present to engage educators and families in the art, science, history, and culture of the human past, as discovered through hands-on activities and demonstrations.

The 8th annual Archaeology Fair was held during the Annual Meeting at the Hyatt Regency Chicago on Sunday, January 6, 2008, from 10:00AM to 3:00PM. Professional archaeologists from throughout the United States were present to engage educators and families in the art, science, history, and culture of the human past, as discovered through hands-on activities and demonstrations.

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