Jeffrey S. Brzezinski, Ph.D. (University of Colorado Boulder) Recent developments in archaeological theory have demonstrated that the relationships between humans and things are far more complicated and instructive than previously thought. Of course, humans make things, but things also make us human. In this lecture, Dr. Brzezinski discusses the application of contemporary theories of material […]
Maya female ceramic figurines from the island of Jaina in Campeche, Mexico, produced in the Late Classic Period (600–900 CE) are admired for their lifelike, poignant, and sometimes amusing characteristics. Long assumed to be elite women or moon goddesses, these figurines reveal a complexity of Maya social life, especially for women, that is rarely seen […]
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Joukowsky Lecture Please contact Jane Goldberg at firstname.lastname@example.org for the link to attend this online lecture.
ZOOM lecture by by Dr. Emma Loosley in the Department of Theology and Religion at the University of Exerter.
DESCRIPTION: In the 1870s, thousands of ancient terracotta figurines were discovered in cemeteries surrounding the small city of Tanagra in Greece. The brightly colored figures, many of which depicted young women, became a sensation with Victorian audiences and inspired new works by painters, musicians, and writers. In this talk, Frances Gallart Marqués will discuss the […]
Joukowsky Lecture Please contact Nicolle Hirschfeld at email@example.com for the Zoom link and passcode.
Speaker: Dr. Jane DeRose Evans (Temple University) Title: Mithras at Caesarea Maritima Abstract: A warehouse converted to a Mithraeum (a sanctuary to the Persian god Mithras) was excavated by Robert J. Bull in 1973 at Caesarea Maritima on the Mediterranean coast of Israel. This lecture will present the findings of the publication team, including when […]
Jon Schleifer Executive Director, Public Archaeology Corps & Doug Dickenson, SCRAP volunteer A short video detailing PAC's excavation of a mid-1800s warehouse in downtown Wilmington, NC. The video will include footage of our active excavation, plus some of the artifacts that we've recovered so far. We'll also describe the warehouse, the site, and our ideas […]
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The hearth of Olmec civilization is located in the tropical lowlands of Mexico’s southern Gulf Coast region, in the majestic archaeological site of San Lorenzo. The inhabitants of this first Olmec capital developed a distinctive geopolitical territory and managed complex trade systems. The Olmec also created spectacular earthen architecture and magnificent stone sculpture—including the famous […]
The AIA’s Student Affairs Interest Group (SAIG) and SCS’s Graduate Student Committee (GSC) are pleased to announce the 2021 SAIG/GSC Dissertation Lecture. This annual talk is a collaborative effort intended to highlight the work of a senior doctoral candidate whose research features interdisciplinary work between the fields of archaeology and classical philology, and to support the student […]
Nathaniel Kitchell, Robert A. 1925 and Catherine L. McKennan Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Dartmouth College At the end of the last Ice Age in what is now called North America many species of large animals (megafauna), including mammoths and mastodons went extinct. In western regions early human groups and megafauna clearly overlapped in time […]
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English Lecture Please register in advance for this meeting. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Thomas Martel III, B.A. Archaeologist, Project Supervisor Cultural Surveys Hawaii; NH SCRAP Volunteer; MHA Volunteer, Tom will share a video presentation on Hawaiian archaeology, with a brief comparison to NH (or Northern New England) archaeology, followed by a Q and A. Zoom link https://ccsnh.zoom.us/j/99411428607
Forsyth Lecture Cosponsored by the Department of Art History, University of St. Thomas
After more than 40 years as Director of the Nashville Parthenon, Wesley Paine is retiring! Please join us on Wednesday, May 5, at 6:00pm *Central* for a virtual celebration of Wesley's leadership of the Nashville Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA). Some of her favorite speakers and collaborators have contributed pictures or videos […]
Lecture by Dr. Neeraja Poddar, the Ira Grind and Stacey Spector Associate Curator of South Asian Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Zoom Lecture, Registration Required. Please visit www.aiatoronto.ca In the collection of Philadelphia Museum of Art is an exceptional Nepali painting that depicts pilgrims walking winding paths, fording fast-flowing rivers, and climbing steep […]
Hannah Dutton, Teaching Lecturer at Plymouth State University "Legacy Collections" or archaeological materials collected in the past that do not meet modern "best practice" curation techniques have been underestimated by many different institutions. This presentation will discuss the merits of revisiting these collections to gain new understandings of archaeological sites. Two cases of legacy collection […]