Upcoming AIA Events

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LECTURE AND EVENT SCHEDULE

The AIA-NYsociety 2016-2017  lecture program is listed below

Please remember that all lectures are free, open to all and do not require an RSVP.

 

Windows into the Past: Through the Eyes of an Archaeologist

Please join the AIA National Office for two one-of-a-kind benefit events in New York City this spring. On the evening of April 4, Dr. Irving Finkel of the British Museum will speak on Babylonian Devils and Demons in The Ballroom at the Cosmopolitan Club. On May 17, from 6:00 – 8:00 PM in the Exhibition Hall of the Grolier Club, Dr. James Delgado and Dr. John Hale will share the stage as they talk about their fascinating work in underwater archaeology. Both events will be followed by receptions and an opportunity to visit with the speakers. For more information on the events and tickets, please visit: http://benefit.archaeological.org/

 

Tuesday February 7, 2017:

Peter B. de Menocal,  Professor, Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Earth Institute, Columbia University

How human history has been shaped by climate – the link between African climate change and human culture

Location: Goldman Library, The Dalton School, 108 East 89th Street (between Park Ave. and Lexington Ave.)
Time: Refreshments 6:00 pm. Lecture at 6:30 p.m.

 

Monday March 20, 2017:
Richard Buckley, co-Director of University of Leicester Archaeological Services

Haupt Lecture: Richard III, The King Under the Car Park: the story of the search for the burial place of England’s last Plantagenet king

This lecture is co-sponsored by the MA in Liberal Studies and the PhD Certificate Program in Medieval Studies

Location: CUNY Graduate Center, 365 Fifth Avenue (at 34th Street)
Time: Lecture at 6:30 pm in the Skylight Room. Reception to follow in Room 4108.

 

Wednesday April 26, 2017:
Sarah Clayton, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Wisconsin

Brush Lecture: The End of Teotihuacan: Perspectives on Urban Life, Collapse, and Regeneration from beyond the Ancient Metropolis

This lecture is supported by Ms. Caroline Howard Hyman

Location: Goldman Library, The Dalton School, 108 East 89th Street (between Park Ave. and Lexington Ave.)
Time: Refreshments 6:00 pm. Lecture at 6:30 p.m.

 

Thursday May 4th,  2017:
Jennifer Udell, Curator, Fordham Museum of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Art

Hidden in Plain Sight: Three Attic Vases from the Century Association in New York

This lecture is co-sponsored by the Institute for Study of the Ancient World and is supported by a generous donation from Caroline and Edward Hyman

Location: Institute for Study of the Ancient World, 15 East 84th St.
Time: Lecture at 6:00 p.m. Reception to follow.

 

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