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AIA Lecturer/Host: Gerald Schaus

Gerald Schaus (PhD, University of Pennsylvania) is Professor Emeritus, Archaeology and Classical Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Ontario) and Past President of the Canadian Institute in Greece. He is a Classical archaeologist specializing in ceramics, art, and iconography of the Archaic period in Greece. Gerry’s excavation experience over the past 45 years includes sites in Greece, Italy, Libya, and Romania, dating from the Neolithic to Byzantine periods. He is currently Director of Publications for the site of Stymphalos in southern Greece, where he excavated with Prof. Hector Williams (University of British Columbia) from 1995 to 2001. Gerry has published books on Greek pottery and ancient sports, with another monograph in the works on the impressive finds of Laconian and Chian pottery from Miletus in modern Turkey. His work on the late Classical/early Hellenistic sanctuary at Stymphalos appeared in 2014 as Stymphalos: The Acropolis Sanctuary (Volume 1), and a lengthy study of the Laconian Painter of the Taranto Fish appeared recently in the Jahrbuch des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts. He has lectured regularly on tours of Libya, Algeria, Italy, and Greece since 2005.

Professor Emeritus, Archaeology and Classical Studies, Wilfrid Laurier University (Waterloo, Ontario)

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