Reconstructing Spaces and Ancient Places: Roman Villas and Caves
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America Milwaukee Chapter
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 17, 2015 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location:
Sabin Hall
3413 N. Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States

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

Join us for an exciting day of experimental archaeology as we reconstruct spaces and places from the past! Highlights of our International Archaeology Day event this year will include reconstructing Roman frescoes and mosaics, and experimenting with techniques to reconstruct Upper Paleolithic cave images. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Shannon Freire, Vice-President, AIA Milwaukee Chapter

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Stonehenge: new discoveries
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, April 17, 2016 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Room G90
3413 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

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

Kress Lecture (Kress Alumni) Read more »

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Name: 
AIA Lecture Program

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The Urban Revolution on Aphrodite’s Isle: Searching for Cyprus’s Late Bronze Age Cities
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, March 6, 2016 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Room G90
3413 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
CFP
Call for Papers: 
no
Lecturer: 
Contact Information
Name: 
AIA Lecture Program

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The Archaeology of Ancient Greek Dress
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Room G90
3413 N Downer Ave
Milwaukee, WI 53211
United States

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

Howland Lecture Read more »

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Name: 
AIA Lecture Program

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City in the Wilderness: Mounds, Middens, and Ritual at a Late Woodland/Mississippian Community in Southern Wisconsin
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America-Milwaukee Society
Start Date: 
Sunday, December 7, 2014 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall
3413 North Downer Avenue (Corner of Downer and Newport Aves)
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States

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

Description: The Aztalan site in Jefferson County, Wisconsin is a mound and village complex that was occupied by a mixed population of Late Woodland and Mississippian Indians from about A.D. 900 to 1300. The site first captured the public imagination in 1837 when it was described as a mysterious “city in the wilderness”. Although certainly not a “city” as currently defined, one hundred and seventy-six years of archaeological investigations at the site have yet to fully dispel many of the mysteries surrounding Aztalan’ s presence in southern Wisconsin. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Dr. Elisabetta Cova

Location

“‘The Greatest Show on Earth’: Chariot Racing in Ancient Rome” by Dr. Sinclair Bell, Northern Illinois University
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America-Milwaukee Society, UWM Departments of Foreign Languages and Linguistics/Classics, Art History and Anthropology
Start Date: 
Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall
3413 N. Downer Avenue (Corner of Downer and Newport Aves)
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States

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

Many misperceptions surround the spectacles held in ancient Rome, especially as a result of contemporary film and television. For instance, there is the popular belief that gladiatorial combats were the premiere spectacle at Rome: that they attracted the biggest audiences and the most partisan fans. In fact, neither assumption is true. The Circus Maximus in Rome – the original and largest venue for chariot-racing – was many centuries older and considerably larger than the Colosseum. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Elisabetta Cova

Location

The Archaeology of Work: 9 to 5 in the Ancient World
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by AIA Milwaukee, UWM Archaeological Research Laboratory, and UWM Anthropology Department
Start Date: 
Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location:
Sabin Hall
3413 North Downer Avenue
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States

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

Try your hand at ceramic production with the stamped and incised designs of the Iron Age, search for raw materials used in metallurgical production, explore weaving in Mesopotamia and Egypt, and learn about bioarchaeology markers of physical labor.

Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Shannon Freire
Telephone: 
518-222-0771

Location

Archaeologist Spies: the Truth behind the Myth
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Room G90
Milwaukee, WI
United States

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

Graham Lecture Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Elisabetta Cova

Location

The Rowanduz Archaeological Program in Iraqi Kurdistan
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America
Start Date: 
Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 3:00pm

Location:
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, Sabin Hall, Room G90
Milwaukee, WI
United States

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

Braidwood Lecture Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Elisabetta Cova

Location

UW-Milwaukee Anthropology Student Union Annual Student Colloquium: "New Techniques and Old Questions"
Sponsoring Institution/Organization: 
Sponsored by University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee Anthropology Student Union
Start Date: 
Saturday, March 29, 2014

Location:
Sabin Hall G90
3413 N. Downer Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53201
United States

Event Type (you may select more than one): 
lecture
conference
CFP
Call for Papers: 
yes
CFP Deadline: 
February 15, 2014

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Anthropology Student Union (ASU) Student Colloquium is a forum for students to present their research in a professional conference environment. This year's event will be held Saturday, March 29, 2014. The theme is “New Techniques and Old Questions.” New this year, we are inviting anthropology professors to be discussants, and the Colloquium will culminate in a Keynote address by Dr. Fred Smith of Illinois State University, a leading expert in paleoanthropology. Read more »

Contact Information
Name: 
Lindsey Jo Helms
Telephone: 
(414) 229-4175

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