Lectures and Events 2005-2008

Spring 2008

Thursday, April 10, 2008, 6 pm
Ritual and the Ruthwell Cross: Performance in the Ruthwell Community

The Hoey Prize Lecture by Ashley Cook
Location: Mitchell Hall, Rm. 195

Sunday, April 6, 2008, 3 pm
Dr. Alison Futrell, University of Arizona
Blood and Power: Arena Spectacle and the Roman Empire
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee

Sunday, March 2, 2008, 3 pm
Dr. Thomas J. Finan, Saint Louis University
The Archaeological Excavations at Kilteasheen, Ireland
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee


Fall 2008

Sunday, November 9, 2008, 3 pm
There is Nothing More Permanent than a Posthole-Recent Excavations at Hierakonpolis in Upper Egypt
Thomas Hikade, University of British Columbia
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
http://www4.uwm.edu/archlab/AIA/lectures.cfm#talk2


Sunday, December 7, 2008, 3 pm
Presenting Aztec Culture: Archaeology as an Antidote to Great Art
Elizabeth Brumfiel, Northwestern University
Brumfiel is co-curator of the October 31 - April 19 exhibit "The Aztec World," at the Field Museum of Natural History
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee
http://www4.uwm.edu/archlab/AIA/lectures.cfm#talk3


Fall 2007

Sunday, November 4, 2007, 3 pm
Dr. Jeannine Davis-Kimball, Center for the Study of Eurasian Nomads
Eurasian Warrior Women and Priestesses: Petroglyphic, Funerary, and Textual Evidence for Women of High Status
Location: Room G90, Sabin Hall, UW-Milwaukee


Saturday, December 1, 2007, 10 am - 6 pm
Archaeology Excursion!
Join the local AIA for a visit to the Museum of Oriental Institute
(University of Chicago)
Chartered bus departs UWM Union
Costs:

Regular AIA Member: $20.00
Senior AIA Member/Student: $18.00
Senior Non-Member: $23.00
Non-Member: $25.00

For more information, email: sararich@uwm.edu


Spring 2007

Sunday, February 18, 2007
Nancy Wilkie, Carleton College, Past President, Archaeological Institute of America
Archaeology in Sri Lanka: Challenges and Prospects for the Future


Sunday, March 25, 2007
Cynthia Shelmerdine, University of Texas at Austin
Unearthing the Mycenaeans


Sunday, April 6, 2007
Melody Maxted, Winner of the 2006 Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Essay Prize
Velázquez: The Art of Invention
Mitchell Hall, Room 158, UW-Milwaukee
flyer pdf-121k


Sunday, April 15, 2007
Jean Hudson, Dept. of Anthropology, UWM
Title : TBA (topic: Peru)


Fall 2006

Sunday, October 8, 2006
Marjorie Venit, University of Maryland
Ancient Egyptomania: The Lure of Egypt in Graeco-Roman Alexandria


Saturday, October 21, 2006
AIA-Milwaukee Museum Excursion
Tutankhamun and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs
Field Museum (Chicago)
For more information, email dbc@uwm.edu


Sunday, November 5, 2006
Anthony Tuck, University of Massachusetts-Amherst
The Etruscan Site of Poggio Civitate: The Urban Process of Italy's First Towns


November 16 - December 17, 2006
Robert von Neumann Rediscovered Exhibition
A graduate student thesis exhibition, curated by Teresa Piehl, paying tribute to the life and career of Robert von Neumann (1888-1976), beloved Milwaukee artist and teacher.

Join Us for the Opening Reception on Thursday, November 16 from 6-8 pm at the UW-Milwaukee Art History Gallery in Mitchell Hall, 154.
More information


Sunday, December 10, 2006
J. Mark Kenoyer, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Origins of Writing and Urbanism in the Indus Valley: Recent Perspectives from Harappa, Pakistan


Spring 2006

Wednesday, April 5, 2006
Lecture: The Simultaneous Fashions of Sonia Delaunay
Eleanore Etzler
, UWM Art History Graduate Student and 2005 Lawrence R. Hoey Memorial Essay Prize Winner
6:00 pm, Mitchell Hall, Room 158, UW-Milwaukee

Event flyer (pdf - 76k)


Fall 2005

Wednesday, September 21, 2005
Archaeological Institute of America, Milwaukee Society
On the Origin of Cities in Mesopotamia: Recent Excavations at Tell Brak, Northern Syria
Dr. Geoff Emberling, Director, Oriental Institute Museum, University of Chicago
7:45 pm, Sabin Hall, Room G-90, UW-Milwaukee
Co-sponsored with the Archaeological Institute of America and the Department of Anthropology


Sunday, October 23, 2005
Archaeological Institute of America, Milwaukee Society
Sex Sells but Who's Buying? Erotic Imagery on Attic Vases
Dr. Kathleen Lynch, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati
3:00 pm, Sabin Hall, Room G-90, UW-Milwaukee
Co-sponsored with the Archaeological Institute of America and the Department of Anthropology


Sunday, December 4, 2005
Archaeological Institute of America, Milwaukee Society
Every Picture Tells a Story: Rock Art and Archaeology of the Black Hills and Northern Great Plains
Dr. Linea Sundstrom, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
3:00 pm, Sabin Hall, Room G-90, UW-Milwaukee
Co-sponsored with the Archaeological Institute of America and the Department of Anthropology


 
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