Archaeological Institute of America -
The St. Louis Society
Founded in 1906 - 107 years old and going strong!
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 20, January 27, and March 18. 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 12 September 2012, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Dr. James P. Delgado, Director of the Maritime Herietage, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Siverl Spring, Maryland.
"Titanic at 100"
Saturday, 20 October 2012, 10 AM to 3 PM - Cahokia Mound Museum in Collinsville, Illinois
[NATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY DAY CELEBRATION at a World Heritage Site!!!!]
10 to 11 am Professor Michael Fuller, Professor of Anthropology at St. Louis Community College - Merame
Cahokia's Westward influence in AD 1100.
11 am to 1 pm - Archaeology Open house and handsOn learning at the front of the museum.
1 to 2 pm Phyllis Steckel, Professional Geologist with Earthquake Insight LLC
Ancient Earthquakes and Archaeology.
[Co-sponsored with the Cahokia Mounds Museum Society.]
Sunday, 27 January 2013, 1 to 6 PM - 23rd Steinberg Hall, Washington University
"Symposium in Honor of Sarantis Symeonoglou on the Occasion of his Retirement"
Keynote address by Professor R. Ross Holloway, Professor Emeritus, Brown University. His talk with be on The Other Bronze Age of the Classical World. Shorter talks will be given by several colleagues and former students on topics related to Old World Archaeology.
Tuesday, 12 February 2013, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Olivia C. Navarro-Farr, Wooster College, Wooster Ohio. Principle Investigator of El Peru-Waka Archaeological Project.
Memory, Monuments and Mortuary Ritual in the ancient Maya City of El Peru' Waka' in Guatemala.
***All lectures and programs are free and open to the public. Reception are held following the lecture to meet the speaker**
IIklania Archaeological Project by Prof. Michael Cosmopoulos
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
Three members of the St. Louis Society have received the "Gold Medal" for their distinguished archaeological achievement by the Archaeological Institute of America:
St. Louis Society Officers:
Howard R. Wimmer, President and Secretary
John E. Kelly, Vice President
C. Dennis Joerger, Treasurer
Board of Directors:
Expiring 2013: Lisa Aya Calmak, Neathery Batsell Fuller and Lawrence D. Perlmutter
Expiring 2014: Linda L. Bickel, Michael J. Fuller and Allison Thomason
Expiring 2015: Judith Feinberg Brilliant, Jerome E. Glick and Sharon Klein.
Nominating Committee: Judy Feinberg Brilliant and Prof. Neathery Batsell Fuller
The St. Louis Society of the AIA Office telephone number is (314) 432-3900
Neathery and Michael Fuller
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Updated 22 July 2012