"Non-residential Architecture and the Sacred Landscape of Pisanay, Peru," by Dr. Jo Ellen Burkholder
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Milwaukee Society
Start Date: 
Sunday, February 10, 2013 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location:
UWM Sabin Hall Room G90
3413 North Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

The site of Pisanay sits on a promontory overlooking the Sihuas Valley of Southern Peru. While the food remains, grinding stones, and hearths indicate a residential purpose for the site, its most prominent features - round and semi-subterranean rooms, cist tombs, and petroglyphs - point to ceremonial activities at the site. In turn, these activities link Pisanay to a larger sacred geography extending throughout the Sihuas Valley and beyond. Read more »

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Name: 
Jane Waldbaum

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"Legends, Kingdoms, and Archaeology: A Case from Ancient Vietnam" by Dr. Nam Kim
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Milwaukee Society
Start Date: 
Sunday, December 2, 2012 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location:
UWM Sabin Hall Room G90
3413 North Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Vietnamese oral traditions and legendary narratives describe powerful, proto-Vietnamese kingdoms in the Red River Valley of modern-day Vietnam, purportedly in existence during the first millennium BC. By the first century AD, this area had become colonized by the Han Empire of emergent Chinese civilization. Interestingly, ancient Chinese texts generally deny the presence of local and indigenous forms of sociopolitical sophistication. Given these conflicting depictions, archaeology can serve as a means to gather and furnish important new evidence. Read more »

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Name: 
Jane Waldbaum

Location

The Archaeology of Food and Drink: Archaeology Lab Open House
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Milwaukee Society and UWM Archaeological Research Laboratory
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location:
UWM Sabin Hall Room 275
3413 N. Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

How do we know what the people whose material culture we dig up ate and drank, and how did they find, grow, and prepare their food? What kinds of technologies and methods are used to determine whether a pottery vessel was used to transport or store wine as compared to an alcoholic beverage? What did the gruel eaten by the native inhabitants of Wisconsin taste like? How did Iron Age Europeans make their beer? Read more »

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Name: 
Bettina Arnold

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The Dark Side of Archaeology: Sacred Caves of Ancient Mesoamerica
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, April 28, 2013 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Sabin Hall Room G90 (3413 North Downer Avenue)
2311 East Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

Borowski Lecture Read more »

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Name: 
Jane C. Waldbaum

Location

Fans, Factions and Favoritism: Horses and Charioteers of the Roman Circus
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, March 24, 2013 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Sabin Hall Room G90 (3413 North Downer Avenue)
2311 East Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 
Contact Information
Name: 
Jane C. Waldbaum

Location

Spying on the Past: Satellite Imagery and Archaeology in Southern Mesopotamia
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 4, 2012 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Sabin Hall Room G90 (3413 North Downer Avenue)
2311 East Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

Kershaw Lecture Read more »

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Name: 
Jane C. Waldbaum

Location

Napoleon in Egypt: The Beginning of Egyptology
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, September 30, 2012 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Golda Meir Library 4th Floor Conference Center
2311 East Hartford Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

Norton Lecture Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Jane C. Waldbaum

Location

2012 Milwaukee Archaeology Fair
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Milwaukee Society and The Milwaukee Public Museum
Start Date: 
Friday, March 9, 2012 - 12:00am to Saturday, March 10, 2012 - 10:00am

Location:
Milwaukee Public Museum
800 West Wells St
Milwaukee, WI
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
fair
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

The Third Annual Milwaukee Archaeology Fair will take place at the Milwaukee Public Museum on Friday March 9 and Saturday March 10 from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm both days. Admission to the Fair is free with regular admission to the Museum.  AIA Members with ID can get 50% off on regular admission (does not apply to special exhibits). Read more »

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MPM Reservations
Telephone: 
414.278.2714

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“After the Maelstrom: The Archaeology of Post-Collapse Maya Communities in Central Quintana Roo, Mexico,” a lecture by Dr. Laura Villamil, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA-Milwaukee Society
Start Date: 
Sunday, February 26, 2012 - 12:00am to 3:00pm

Location:
UW-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Rm G90
3413 N. Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

The Classic Maya civilization flourished in Mesoamerica from ca. 250 to 900 AD and then collapsed. But what happened to the people? In her lecture, Prof. Laura Villamil, UW-Milwaukee, will present evidence of a widespread reoccupation of abandoned Classic Maya sites in south-central Quintana Roo, Mexico. Based on her recent excavations at the site of Margarita and neighboring sites, she will discuss what happened in the immediate aftermath of the so-called Classic Maya Collapse (ca. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Jane Waldbaum

Location

Life After Fieldwork
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America-Milwaukee Society and University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Archaeological Research Laboratory
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location:
UW-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Room 275
3413 North Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

The Milwaukee Society will host an event entitled "Life After Fieldwork: Archaeological Analysis Behind the Scenes at UW-Milwaukee's Archaeological Research Laboratory" on October 22, 2011 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. in Sabin Hall, Room 275 (3413 North Downer Ave, Milwaukee). Professors and graduate students of archaeology working on archaeological material from Wisconsin, Mexico, Sicily and Germany will be on hand to demonstrate what they are working on and how. Read more »

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AIA Milwaukee Society

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