Archaeological Institute of America -
The St. Louis Society
Founded in 1906 - we are 109 years old and going strong!
Position of the elected Board of Directors on deacessioning the Harageh artifacts
Position of the elected Board of Directors on deacessioning the MesoAmerican artifacts
Press release on the meeting of 13 January 2014
Text read by Michael Fuller, acting President of the AIA - St. Louis Society at the AIA Council Meeting held on 10 January 2015 during the 116th Joint Annual Meeting held in New Orleans, Louisiana:
The St. Louis Society holds free monthly lectures that are open to the public. All programs will be held at the Missouri History Museum auditorium located at 5700 Lindell Boulevard EXCEPT for the programs on October 18 and January 25. Parking lots at the History Museum are located to the right and left of the south entrance. All lectures are free and open to the public, include color powerpoint illustrated presentations followed by a reception to meet the speaker.
The lectures are given by professional archaeologists who are experts in their fields and cover a wide range of topics from new excavation data to analysis of sculpture and painting. Our Membership includes professional, student, and avocational archaeologists with fieldwork expertise in Asia, Africa, Europe, North American, MesoAmerica, and South America. There is no better place in St. Louis to come and talk about archaeology. We are always glad to speak with middle school and high school students interested in a career in archaeology. We proudly remember our local history and especially the Mylonas years.
** Wednesday 10 September 2014, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Dr. Bridget Buxton, University of Rhode Island.
Underwater Archaeology: the New Holy Grails
Saturday, 18 October 2014, 10 AM to 3 PM - Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, 7400 Grant Road, St. Louis, MO 63123.
[INTERNATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY DAY CELEBRATION with talks and hands on study!!!!]
Special lecture at 1 pm
Archaeological Investigations about the Times of Written Records
Steve J. Dasovich, PhD - Chair of the Anthropology and Sociology Department at Lindenwood University in St, Charles, MO.
[Co-sponsored with the National Park Service - Ulysses S. Grant Historic Site.]
Sunday, 25 January 2015 - Lecture withdrawn by speaker.
[Stay home safe on what is usually a bad weather day!]
Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
To be Announced...
Tuesday, 10 March 2015, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Dan Bahat, St. Michael's College, University of Toronto and former Chief Archaeologist of the City of Jerusalem
The Golden Gate and the Eastern Gate of the Temple of Jerusalem.
Monday, 16 March 2015, 7:00 PM - Central Reformed Congregation at 5020 Waterman
Professor Richard A. Freund, University of Hartford.
The Ancient Synagogue and the Colossus of Rhodes, Greece.
***All lectures and programs are free and open to the public. Reception are held following the lecture to meet the speaker**
Painted Rock in Osage County, Missouri
Dawson Mounds in Boone County, Missouri
Easley Mounds in Boone County, Missouri
Utz village site in Saline County, Missouri
St. Louis Society Officers:
Michael Fuller, Acting President
Howard R. Wimmer, Secretary
C. Dennis Joerger, Treasurer
Board of Directors:
Terms expiring 2015: Judith Brilliant, Jerome Glick and Sharon Klein.
Terms expiring 2016: Gerald Cohn, Patricia McWhorter, Howard Wimmer
Terms expiring 2017: Neathery Fuller, Lawrence Perlmutter
Nominating Committee: Judith Brilliant and Neathery Fuller
The St. Louis Society of the AIA Office telephone number is (314) 432-3900
Neathery and Michael Fuller
Web Designers and Archaeologists.
Updated 15 January 2015