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2014-2015 Lecture Schedule

LECTURE SCHEDULE

2014-2015

  

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Reception: 6:30 pm; Lecture: 7:00 pm

Marjorie Venit,  University of Maryland

Title: "Imaging the Afterlife: Cultural Exchange in Monumental Tombs of Graeco-Roman Egypt"

George Washington University, Elliott School (1957 E St. NW) Room 113

 

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

AIA-DC Annual Valerie French Memorial Lecture & Subscription Dinner

Cash Bar: 6:15 pm; Dinner: 7:00 pm; Lecture: 8:00 pm

David Braun, George Washington University

Title: "Trowels and Chimpanzees: Investigating the Origins of Human Technology in East Africa"

Guapo’s Restaurant (at Tenleytown Metro) 4515 Wisconsin Avenue NW

(This lecture also celebrates International Archaeology Day, October 18, 2014)

 

Wednesday, Nov 12, 2014

AIA Matson Lecture

Reception: 6:30 pm; Lecture: 7:00 pm

Louise Hitchcock,  University of Melbourne

Title: "Fifteen Men on a Philistine’s Chest (Yo Ho Ho and a Krater of Wine)"

George Washington University, Funger Hall (2121 I "Eye" St. NW), Room 103

 

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

AIA Kress Lecture

Reception: 6:30 pm; Lecture: 7:00 pm

Alexander Mazarakis Ainian, University of Thessaly

Title: "Apollo and Artemis on Kythnos: Findings from the Excavation of a Greek Island Sanctuary" 

The University of Maryland, College Park, Room 1400 Marie Mount Hall

 

Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 

Reception: 6:30 pm; Lecture: 7:00 pm

Kathryn Lafrenz Samuels, University of Maryland, College Park 

Title: "Cultural Heritage and Global Climate Change: What Can the Past Tell Us About the Future?" 

George Washington University, Elliott School (1957 E St. NW) Room 113

 

Thursday, March 26, 2015 

AIA-DC Annual Louise Davison Lecture

Reception: 6:30 pm; Business Meeting 7:00 pm: Lecture: 7:20 pm

Lynne Lancaster, Ohio University 

Title: "Out of Africa: How Roman Olive Oil Production Created Architectural Innovation" 

George Washington University, Elliott School (1957 E St. NW) Room 113

 

Tuesday, April 14, 2014 

AIA-DC Annual Howland Lecture 

Reception: 6:30 pm; Lecture: 7:00 pm

Tyler Jo Smith, University of Virginia

Title: "War and Peace: A Black-Figure Column Krater at the University of Virginia" 

George Washington University, Elliott School (1957 E St. NW) Room 113

 

*The Feb. 26 lecture is co-sponsored by the Dept. of Anthropology, GWU.

*All other lectures at the George Washington University are co-sponsored by the Dept. of Classical & Near Eastern Languages & Civilization, GWU. 

*The lecture at the University of Maryland, College Park, is co-sponsored by the Dept. of Classics and the Dept. of Art and Archaeology, UMCP.

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