2017-2018 Lecture Series
We are pleased to announce that lecturers and dates have been finalized for our 2017-2018 lecture series.
Kristian Lorenzo, Meadows School, “Rams in Space: the Ambracian Gulf as a Landscape of Symbols.” Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 5:30 PM.
Hilary Becker, Binghamton University, “Roman Wall Painting: Pliny, pigments, and polychromy.” Tuesday, March 6, 2018 at 5:30 PM.
Members of the AIA, the public, and students are invited to attend these free lectures. Lectures will be held at Yale University’s Phelps Hall, Room 207, with a reception to follow in the Chair’s Office.
Ancient Art at Yale University
“Athena and the Athenians: Re-assessing the Special Relationship.” Wednesday, October 11, at 5. Loria Center for the History of Art, room 351. Reception to follow. Sponsored by ARCHAIA, and the Departments of Classics and the History of Art.
“Visualizing Slaves in the Roman Compitalia.” Tuesday, November 28, at 5:30. Loria Center for the History of Art, room 351. Reception to follow.
Archaeology Brown Bag Lunches
Sponsored by the Yale University Council on Archaeological Studies and the Department of Anthropology, these lectures typically take place during the academic year on Fridays at 12:00 PM, in Room 101 of 51 Hillhouse Avenue.
October 13, 2017: Jade Luiz (PhD Candidate, Boston University) ”Prostitution in Industrial Boston”
November 2, 2017: Chris Green (PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania) “NAGPRA Compliance and the Stakeholders of Cultural Heritage”
November 10, 2017: Dolores Piperno (Staff Scientist Emerita, Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute) “Early Cultivars and Paleobotany in the Americas”
December 1, 2017: Lisa Janz (Post-Doctoral Fellow, Trent University) “Transitions in Paleoecology and Technology among Early Gobi Hunter-Gatherers and Herders”
December 8, 2017: Geoffrey Braswell (Professor of Anthropology, University of California, San Diego) “Alternative Social Complexities, lithic studies, archaeometry, in the Maya Lowlands”
Cultural Heritage at Risk
Archaeological looting is a global issue that threatens the preservation of our shared cultural heritage. Of special concern is the looting of archaeological sites and monuments in the Middle East. For current news and relevant websites, click here.
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