The Art at the Bukharan Court in the 8th Century: Sogdian Rulers at the Time of the Arab Conquest
Start Date: 
Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Room 105 Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
nad
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Dr. Aleksandr Naymark, Associate Professor of Art History at Hofstra University, will examine new findings about the pre-Islamic Bukharan Court and show how political pressure influence the art and architecture of the royal residence in the ancient city of Varakhsha.

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

From Pastoral Nomads to Policemen: Ethnicity and Identity of the Medjay in Ancient Egypt
Start Date: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Room 105 Bresline Hall, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Who were the Medjay and how did they change and interact with the ancient Egyptians over a 2,000 year period?  Dr. Kate Liszka (Cotsen Fellow, Princeton Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts) will seek to answer these questions in her lecture.

Lecture is sponsored by David Marx

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Early Humans in the Americas: When Did They Arrive and Where Did They Come From?
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, April 12, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Room 105, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 

Borowski Lecture

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

The Magnificent Peutinger Map: Roman Cartography at its Most Creative
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, March 15, 2015 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Room 105, Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 
Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Disappearing Dutch Brooklyn – Where Have All The Houses Gone?
Start Date: 
Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Using the methods of historical archaeology and historical documents, researchers are beginning to piece together what life was like for the Dutch-Americans.  Dr. Christopher Ricciardi, Field/Lab Director and Researcher at Chrysalis Archaeological Consultants, Inc., will speak about this project and recent developements.

The lecture is sponsored by Dr. Phyllis Gildston.

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Love and Marriage Among the Etruscans
Start Date: 
Sunday, February 9, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with this pre-Roman civilization which honored women, loving couples and their children.  The lecture wil be given by Dr. Larissa Bonfante, Professor Emerita of Classics, New York University.

This lecture has been sponsored by Carol Shapiro.

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Megalithic Pillar Sites and Early Herders in Northwest Kenya
Start Date: 
Sunday, January 19, 2014

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Learn of the uses of megalithic sites (standing stones, massive platforms, stone circles) built 5300 years ago, at this lecture by Dr. Elizabeth Hildebrand, Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Stony Brook University.

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Sea Peoples in the Promised Land
Start Date: 
Sunday, December 8, 2013 - 2:00pm

Location:
Breslin Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Avenue
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

Recent archaeological evidence unearthed in Israel and Cyprus has shed new light on the history of the Philistines, a tribe of the federation the Egyptians called “The People of the Sea”.  This lecture will be presented by Dr. Robert Stieglitz, Professor Emeritus of Rutgers University.

 

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Death Comes to the King: A Classis Maya Tomb at El Diablo, Guatemala
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 17, 2013 - 2:00pm

Location:
Bresline Hall, Hofstra University
1000 Fulton Ave
Hempstead, NY 11550
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no

In 2010, a tomb was found in a solar and celestial sculpted building that has revelaed much about royalty and culture in the the Maya city of El Zotz.  This lecture will be presented by Dr. Steven Houston, Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology at Brown University.

Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

Otzi the Iceman: 5300 year old Alpine "Mummy" and Forensic Science
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 2:00pm

Location:
Hofstra University, Breslin Hall
1000 Fulton Ave.
Hempstead, NY 11549
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 
Contact Information
Name: 
Naomi Taub
Telephone: 
(631) 420-1564

Location

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