The AIA, in conjunction with Google Earth, will debut a new layer in recognition of National Archaeology Day.
Kathryn Bard, Professor of Archaeology, will speak on "The Wonderful Things of Punt: Excavations at a Pharaonic Harbor on the Red Sea" today, Wednesday, October 12, 2011, 7 p.m. at
Tsai Performance Center, 685 Commonwealth Avenue
More than 4,500 attendees enjoyed the very successful 5th annual AIA/Museum of Science Archaeology Fair. Held on Friday and Saturday, October 7 and 8, the Fair presented a variety of presentations focusing on the tools used in archaeology digs, methods of inquiry, and much more.
In acknowledgment of the long-standing relationship between the AIA and the Department of Archaeology at Boston University, "The Archaeological Institute of America in the Field: A Symposium in Celebration of Archaeology Day at Boston University" was held on Saturday, October 1.
On October 5th, the AIA’s Hartford Society celebrated its centennial with a festive reception and dinner in Hamlin Hall at Trinity College followed by the Borowski Lecture delivered by Professor Rosemary Joyce of the University of California, Berkeley, on the history of chocolate.
See this year's winners!
A series of ten etchings based on 2010 Waldbaum Scholarship recipient Colleen O’Shea's experiences at field school in Mongolia
The AJA seeks a new Editor in Chief to begin July 1, 2013. For more information see the AJA website.
The cultural heritage and archaeological resources located in Libya are irreplaceable elements of the world’s shared memory, going back thousands of years. The importance of guarding these treasures while civil unrest is underway cannot be overestimated.
With so many states struggling with tight budgets, some budget-cutters have now taken aim at archaeology. Dr. W. Frederick Limp, President of the Society of American Archaeology, joins us as a guest blogger to share the story of the firings of State Archaeologists in Utah and in New York, and issues a call to action for all who would like to make their voices heard on this important issue.
AIA President Elizabeth Bartman presents the new AIA Vision Statement.
The 2014 BP Award goes to the California Archaeological Site Stewardship Program for its grassroots efforts to train local communities in the preservation of archaeological sites.
The Chicago Hyatt Regency Hotel has graciously extended the discounted AM room rate until December 17, 2013!