Dr. Tara Prakash (College of Charleston) will discuss "The Ancient Egyptian Prisoner Statues: Depictions of Pharaoh's Triumph" on November 3, 2022, at 7:00 pm. Please join us to learn more about these fascinating artifacts and their archaeological contexts. The lecture will take place at Harbor Walk (360 Concord St., West building, room 217), the temporary […]
Please join the Baltimore AIA society for our first in-person talk since 2020! Dr. Catherine Popovici (The Johns Hopkins University) will speak about "Binding City, Sculpting Politics: Artistic Interventions in Classic Maya Landscapes" on Friday, November 4 at 5 pm ET. The talk will be streamed on Zoom but not recorded. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom […]
Joukowsky Lecture Join the Zoom meeting on November 4th at 3:30 PM EST by clicking the "Register" button below -- no need to sign up in advance.
ZOOM lecture "Roman/Byzantine ruins at Gadara in Jordan" by Sufyan al-Karaimeh (University of Leiden - Netherlands) Room opens at 12:45 and lecture promptly starts at 1 PM. Sign in at 12:45, please... More Zoom events are listed here on the St. Louis Society webpage.
A lecture hosted by the Long Island Society of the AIA. Ilaria Patania, a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Washington University in St. Louis will present on "the Earliest Pottery in the World." Why was pottery invented? While for decades we assumed a connection between plant domestication, pottery use, and social hierarchy today we know that […]
Comic books meets Archaeology! The authors of "Aramus" will talk about the process of creating an archaeological comic book.
The American Research Center in Egypt, Northern California Chapter, and the Near Eastern Studies Department, University of California, Berkeley, invite you to attend a lecture by Dr. Victoria Almansa-Villatoro, Brown University: "Iron in the Sky: Words and Conceptions of Iron and Meteorites in Ancient Egypt" Sunday, November 6, 2022, 3 PM Pacific Time Room 126 […]
Dr. Gloria London Independent Scholar Knud Jensen was a Danish rural police officer with dreams of becoming a Mediterranean archaeologist. To do so he joined the United Nations Peace Keeping Force in Cyprus beginning in 1964. When not on village patrols, he recorded the immense old-fashioned wine fermentation jars littering rural roads. Following a centuries-old […]
Lecture by Dr. Pedar Foss, Depauw University DC Society Annual Davidson Lecture; hosted by George Washington University
Lecturer: Liana Brent, Visiting Assistant Professor of Classics at Kenyon College
Join us for a free virtual talk on Tuesday, November 15, at 12 PM Central. This Virtual Symposium is free and open to the public. ABOUT THE SYMPOSIUM: Dr. Kevin Smith, archaeologist and professor at Middle Tennessee State University, will share his archaeological work to understand the pigments and colors used by Native Americans right […]
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.
Virtual lecture which is part of the AIA Archaeology Hour series.
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 […]
Dr. Steve Warren (University of Iowa) will discuss his recent research on community-engaged research and collaborations between the three federally-recognized Shawnee tribes and state archaeologists and historians to protect Hopewell mound complexes in Ohio.
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, […]
This lecture will explore advanced methods in Egyptian Archaeology
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 […]