24th Annual Phyllis Williams Lehmann Lecture: "Water, Nymphs and a Palmgrove: The So-Called 'South Agora' at Aphrodisias"

Sponsored by Smith College

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 5:00pm

Location:
Graham Hall, Brown Fine Arts Center, Smith College
9 Elm Street
Northampton, MA 01063
United States

Andrew Wilson, Professor of the Archaeology of the Roman Empire, Oxford University, will present "Water, Nymphs and a Palmgrove: The So-Called 'South Agora' at Aphrodisias"
 
A reception will follow.

Website: http://www.aiawesternmass.org/uploads/2/8/9/2/2892512/palegreen_lehmann.pdf

Contact:
Scott Bradbury
sbradbur@smith.edu

The Temple of Zeus at Olympia: an archaeological biography

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 5:00pm

Location:
Mount Holyoke College, Gamble Auditorium
South Hadley, MA 01075
United States

Lecturer: John G. Younger

Abstract: The Temple of Zeus at Olympia: an archaeological biography

Hosted by the Mount Holyoke College Department of Art and Art History

Contact:
Bettina Bergmann
bbergman@mtholyoke.edu

The Politics of Public Display: Archaeology, Museums, and Artifacts from the Holy Land

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 5:00pm

Location:
University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Herter 301
Amherst, MA
United States

Lecturer: Morag Kersel

Abstract: The Politics of Public Display: Archaeology, Museums and Artifacts from the Holy Land

La Follette Lecture

Contact:
Bettina Bergmann
bbergman@mtholyoke.edu

Death comes to the Theban Band: Skeletons from the Battle of Chaironeia (338 B.C.)

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 4:30pm

Location:
Amherst College, Paino Lecture Hall, Beneski Museum of Natural History
11 Barrett Hill Rd
Amherst, MA 01002
United States

Lecturer: Maria Liston

Abstract: Death comes to the Theban Sacred Band: Skeletons from the Battle of Chaironeia (338 BC)

Matson Lecture

Contact:
Bettina Bergmann
bbergman@mtholyoke.edu

An Afternoon with an Archaeologist

Sponsored by AIA, Western Mass.

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Saturday, October 20, 2012 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm

Location:
Leverett Town Forest
Rattlesnake Gutter Road
Leverett, MA 1054
United States

 

 

Join archaeologist Matt Emerson and other archaeological enthusiasts for a short hike (1⁄4 m.) through the beautiful Leverett woods to explore an historic home site and learn how a professional archaeologist reconstructs the human and natural past from the visible material remains of our New England countryside.

 

Warm clothes, sturdy shoes or boots, and work gloves strongly recommended. Cider & donuts following. 

Website: http://aiawesternmass.org

Contact:
Matthew Emerson
mcemerson1@yahoo.com
413-230-3239

The Kilns of Thasos: an Island Potter's Workshop in Ancient Greece (6th C BC)

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Thursday, October 18, 2012 - 4:30pm

Location:
Paino Lecture Hall, Beneski Earth Sciences Building, Amherst College
Amherst, MA
United States

Lecturer: Jacques Perreault

Abstract: The Kilns of Thasos: An Island Potter's Workshop in Ancient Greece (6th century B.C.)

Broneer Lecture

Contact:
Scott Bradbury
sbradbur@smith.edu

Olive Oil and Architecture in North Africa

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 4:30pm

Location:
Gamble Auditorium, Mount Holyoke College
South Hadley, MA
United States

Lecturer: Lynne Lancaster

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

Contact:
Scott Bradbury
sbradbur@smith.edu

Beauty and Violence: Matricide Myths on Etruscan Bronze Mirrors

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 5:30pm

Location:
UMass Amherst, Campus Center Reading Room
Amherst, MA
United States

Lecturer: Alexandra Carpino

Abstract: Beauty and Violence: Matricide Myths on Etruscan Bronze Mirrors

La Follette Lecture

Website: http://aiawesternmass.org/events--lectures.html

Contact:
Scott Bradbury
sbradbur@smith.edu

An Afternoon with an Archaeologist

Sponsored by AIA-Western Massachusetts

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Saturday, October 22, 2011 - 1:30pm - 4:30pm

Location:
Smith College's MacLeish Feild Station
Whately, MA
United States

Enjoy an easy guided walk in the forest with an archaeologist and a look at an historic home site-- Cider & donuts following

Directions: From Big Y-Walmart-Northampton, Follow Rt 5/10 north 3.5 mi-Turn Left onto Pantry Road 1.5 mi—Turn  Left on Westbrook Road 1.7 mi-Turn Left on Haydenville Road .2 mi –Turn Right on Conway Rd .4 mi-Right on Webber Rd 1.3 mi-- Turn Right on Poplar Hill Road- Follow up the hill 1.9 mi to the end and Field Station Parking area.

Contact:
Matthew Emerson
memerson@kaplan.edu

Reconstructing and Testing Ancient Linen Body Armor: The Linothorax Project

Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America

AIA Society Event: Western MA

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 5:00pm

Location:
Mount Holyoke College, Gamble Auditorium
South Hadley, MA
United States

Lecturer: Gregory S. Aldrete

Abstract: Reconstructing and Testing Ancient Linen Body Armor: The Linothorax Project

La Follette Lecture

Contact:
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