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WELCOME TO THE

ARCHAEOLOGICAL INSTITUTE of AMERICA

Washington D.C. Society

The AIA-DC chapter wholeheartedly supports the principles outlined in our national organization's Statement on Archaeology and Social Justice. We share their commitment to listen in order t o increase diversity and reduce discrimination, their commitment to advocacy when issues of cultural heritage intersect with calls for justice and equity, and their commitment to accountability for affecting systemic change across our community.

Upcoming Events

All lectures and events for fall 2020 and spring 2021 will be virtual using Zoom. As always, lectures are free and open to the public, but we ask that you register beforehand via EventBrite.

Wednesday, October 21, 7pm

Join Steve Lubkemann (George Washington University) for a lecture on the the Slave Wrecks Project and conclusions drawn from the past seven years of work.

Wednesday, December 2, 7pm

In this lecture, Molly Swetnam-Burland (The College of William and Mary) explores the phenomenon of Egyptomania in Rome during the late 1st c. BCE.

"To be ignorant of what happened before you were born is to be ever a child. For what is man's lifetime unless the memory of past events is woven with those of earlier times."

- Cicero, Orator 34.120

ABOUT US

Welcome to the Archaeological Institute of America Washington D.C. Society. Founded on April 24, 1895, and becoming the tenth local society of the AIA, initial membership included only twenty-two individuals. Today, we have over 200 members and proudly offer a robust annual lecture program and travel fellowships for local DMV students.

 

Not a member? Join today! (Be sure to specify that you are part of the Washington D.C. Society.)

What is archaeology?

Find out what makes the field of archaeology so unique with this informational video by the Archaeological Institute of America.

DID YOU KNOW?

The Archaeological Institute of America has been offering over 120+ years of free public lectures.

 

Our Washington D.C. chapter of the AIA frequently offers six or more lectures a year! While some of these are sponsored by the National AIA, many are organized by the local AIA-DC governance board.

Remember: the lectures are always free and open to the public!

CONTACT

For more information about the Archaeological Institute of America Washington D.C. Society or any of our local events, please e-mail:

aiadcsec@gmail.com

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