Sixth Annual Archaeology Playdate

Sponsored by The University of Texas at Austin

AIA Society Event: Central Texas (Austin)

Sunday, October 20, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Location:
The University of Texas at Austin, Doty Fine Arts Building Room 2.204
23rd Street and Trinity Street
Austin, TX 78712–0340
United States

The Archaeology Playdate is an annual event sponsored by the Central Texas society of the AIA and the Departments of Classics and Art History at The University of Texas at Austin. It provides a venue in which UT faculty and graduate students can present the results of their most recent research in an informal and conversational atmosphere. AIA members and the general public are welcome to attend.

Schedule of Presentations:
1 p.m.:  Jackie DiBiasie (Classical Archaeology Ph.D. candidate):  "Pompeiian Domestic Graffiti"
1:30:  Ryan Baker (Classical Archaeology major, UT):  "Bring In the Drones: Aerial Imaging and 3D Modeling at Archaeological Excavations."
2:00:  Ben Crowther (Classical Archaeology grad student):  "Navigating Public Space:  Thresholds and Passage Architecture in Pompeii Region VIII."
2:30:  Ivo van der Graaff (Lecturer, UT Department of Classics):  "Religion and City Walls:  Redefining Pompeian Identity."

Contact:
Adam Rabinowitz
arabinow@utexas.edu

Archaeologist Spies: the Truth behind the Myth

AIA Society Event: College Station

Tuesday, March 18, 2014 - 6:30pm

Location:
Texas A&M University, J. Wayne Stark Galleries, Memorial Student Center
University Drive
College Station, TX 77843
United States

Lecturer: Susan Heuck Allen

Abstract: Archaeologist Spies: the Truth behind the Myth

Howland Lecture

Website: http://anthropology.tamu.edu/aia.php

Contact:
Kevin Glowacki
kglowacki@tamu.edu
979-845-8194

Ancient Encounters Houston

Sponsored by Houston Society

AIA Society Event: Houston

Saturday, October 19, 2013 - 10:00am - 3:00pm

Location:
Buffalo Bayou - Sabine Street Promenade
150 Sabine Street
Houston, TX 77007
United States

Houston has ancient history!  Celebrate International Archaeology Day at KBR Kids Day on Buffalo Bayou by learning about the first people who lived along the banks of the bayou right where the "Kids Day Festival" is being held. 

Website: http://aia-houston.com

Contact:
Becky Lao
archaeologyhouston@gmail.com
713.364.6dig

International Archaeology Day

Sponsored by AIA Society: Lubbock

AIA Society Event: Lubbock

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 10:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

Location:
Texas Tech University
2500 Broadway
Lubbock, TX 79409
United States

The information fair will be held from 10-2 in the west plaza outside the Student Union.

The City of Sardis

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Southwest TX (San Antonio)

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 7:30pm

Location:
Trinity University, Chapman Auditorium
Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78209
United States

Lecturer: Nicholas Cahill

Reception to follow lecture

Contact:
Laura Childs
lacaug@cs.com
210-494-3820

The Delphic Oracle: Modern Science Examines an Ancient Mystery

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Southwest TX (San Antonio)

Thursday, February 27, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Trinity University, Chapman Auditorium
Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78209
United States

Lecturer: John Hale

Abstract: The Delphic Oracle: Modern Science Examines an Ancient Mystery

Scranton Lecture

Contact:
Laura Childs
lacaug@cs.com
210-494-3820

Underwater Maya: 3D Imaging and 3D Printing the Ancient Maya Past

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Southwest TX (San Antonio)

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 7:30pm

Location:
Trinity University, Chapman Auditorium
Trinity Place
San Antonio, TX 78209
United States

Lecturer: Heather McKillop

Abstract: Underwater Maya: 3D Imaging and 3D Printing the Ancient Maya Past

Anawalt Lecture

Contact:
Laura Childs
lacaug@cs.com
210-494-3820

Alaska's Gold Rush Maritime Landscape

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Lubbock

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 5:35pm

Location:
Texas Tech University, Agriculture 00214
Lubbock, TX
United States

Lecturer: John Odin Jensen

Abstract: Alaska’s Gold Rush Maritime Landscape

Stone Lecture

Contact:
Hannah Friedman
hannah.friedman@ttu.edu

Cops and Robbers, Egyptian Style: Police Work in Ptolemaic Egypt

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Dallas-Fort Worth

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 6:00pm

Location:
The Meadows Museum
5900 Bishop Blvd.
Dallas, TX 75205
United States

Lecturer: John Bauschatz

Abstract: Cops and Robbers, Egyptian Style: Police Work in Ptolemaic Egypt

Contact:
Melissa Barden Dowling
mdowling@smu.edu

Egypt's Last Royal Pyramids: The Monuments of King Ahmose at Abydos

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Lubbock

Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 5:35pm

Location:
Texas Tech University, Room TBA
Lubbock, TX
United States

Lecturer: Stephen Harvey

Abstract: Egypt’s Last Royal Pyramids: The Monuments of King Ahmose at Abydos

Contact:
Hannah Friedman
hannah.friedman@ttu.edu

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