Central Arizona: Apples + Archaeology Since its inception two years ago, nearly two thousand schoolchildren have participated in Apples + Archaeology – a K-12 education outreach program in the metropolitan Phoenix area that was developed by the Central Arizona Society of the AIA. Created in response to the massive budgetary cuts for primary and secondary […]
Central Missouri: The Ancient World on Film, including film screening and guest lecturer In conjunction with our upcoming exhibition, “The Mediterranean Melting Pot: Commerce and Cultural Exchange in Antiquity” (Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, 9/20-12/24) we will screen four films on the ancient world over the course of the fall semester. Additionally, either […]
Central Arizona: Apples + Archaeology In August 2009 the Central Arizona Society of the AIA created Apples + Archaeology, an outreach program for K-12 education in the metropolitan Phoenix area. This is a volunteer lecture program in which Arizona State University professors and lecturers who teach archaeology and its related disciplines take the excitement of […]
Bozeman Society: “The Archaeology of Food, Nutrition and Culture” Curriculum The Bozeman Society has put together “The Archaeology of Food, Nutrition and Culture”—a grade school curriculum designed to meet sixth grade performance standards in world history, science, social studies and geography. The curriculum is a complete instructional guide for social science teachers that will allow them […]
On February 9, the AIA-Central MS/Jackson Society helped organize and promote the world premier of the National Geographic film “Quest for the Lost Maya.”
The Denver and Boulder Chapters of the Archaeological Institute of America cosponsored an event that was hosted by Paleoresearch Institute Inc for National Archaeology Day.
The AIA Societies Breakfast held on January 7 gave representatives of our Local Societies the opportunity to discuss mutual goals and to share ideas for AIA participation on the local level.
Congratulations to Seymour Bandes of the Long Island Society and Alison Futrell of the Society of Tucson and Southern Arizona, the recipients of this year’s AIA Foot Soldier Award.
The Stanford Society of the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) celebrated its 50th Anniversary on November 18 at the Stanford University campus in Palo Alto, CA.
On National Archaeology Day AIA-Western Massachusetts members were joined by students from Mt. Holyoke and Smith colleges, members of the Whately Historical Society, and local residents to explore an archaeological site at the MacLeish Field Station (West Whately, Massachusetts) and to learn about forest archaeology and historic sites.