Archaeological Institute of America - The St. Louis Society
Great lectures given in past years

2017 - 2018 Lecture Schedule

** Monday 21 August 2017, 9:30 AM - Washington State Park located 90 minutes south of St. Louis. A guided interpretive discussion (by a ranger) of the ancient Native American rock carvings. Then, the eclipse will start at 11:49 a.m.

** Monday 25 September 2017, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor David Freidel, Department of Anthropology at Washington University - St. Louis.
"Maya Time Lords: Kings, Queens and Destiny in the Archaeological Record of El Peru-Waka', Guatemala.."

Saturday, 21 October 2017, 10 AM to 2 PM - INTERNATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY DAY at the Thomas Sappington House Museum. Discuss French Colonial and Early American historic archaeology in St. Louis. DO NOT MISS THE NOON performance of dramatic poetry and prose popular in 1810! Learn about broken china, glassware, animal bones, buttons as well as what nourished the soul in 1810. [Co-sponsored with Sappington House Museum Society, City of Crestwood, and the Archaeological Research Center of St. Louis. Address is 1015 Sappington Rd, St. Louis, MO 63126]

Thurs, 26 October 2017, 7:30 PM - John Burroughs School Auditorium
Dr. James Delgado, NOAA. "The Museum of the Sea" [Co-sponsored with John Burrough's school]

Sunday, 12 November 2017, 2:00 PM - Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site Auditorium located at 7400 Grant Rd, St. Louis, MO 63123 High School student reports. "Research results of the Service Learning Archaeological Project at Thomas Sappington House" [Lecture co-sponsored with the Sappington-Concord Historical Society and the National Park Service].

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 7:30 PM -Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Kieran O'Conor, Lecturer in the Department of Archaeology at the National University of Ireland in Galway.
"Elite settlement in Gaelic Ireland, AD 1169 - 1350"

** Thursday, 7 December 2017, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Shara Bailey, Dept of Anthropology at New York University.
"CHANGE THE TEXTBOOKS! New dates for the Jabel Irhoud fossils, Morocco ".

** Wednesday, 7 February 2018, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Floyd McCoy, Dept. Natural Sciences at the University of Hawaii - Windward College.
"Volcanology and regional effects of the Late Bronze Age eruption of Thera (Greece)." [National AIA Lecturer]

Wednesday, 14 March 2018, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Sethuraman Suresh, National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage in India.
"From Kanchipura to Kampuchea: South India Art and Cultural Influences in Cambodia, Mainly Angkor Wat." [Kress lecturer for the National AIA].

Tuesday 10 April 2018, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Debra Foran, Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
"Town of Nebo Archaeological Project in Jordan"

** Wednesday 9 May 2018, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Dr. Tim Horsley, Adjunct Assistant Professor, Dept. of Anthropology, Northern Illinois University and Managing Director, Horsley Archaeological Prospection, LLC. "Revealing Archaeological Sites using Geophysical Methods."

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2016 - 2017 Lecture Schedule

Wednesday 21 September 2016, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Cinnamon Brown, Chair of the History Department at Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri. "Archaeological Research at the Moore's Mill Battlefield (1862) in Callaway County, MO."

Wednesday, 12 October 2016, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Simon James, Reader in Archaeology at the University of Leicester in England. "Blood in the Dust, Death in the Dark: combat and chemical warfare at Roman Dura-Europos, Syria" [Kress lecturer for the AIA]

Saturday, 15 October 2016, 10 AM to 2 PM - at Fort Belle Fontaine County Park at 13002 Bellefontaine Road
Saint Louis, MO 63138. Discuss prehistoric hunting and butchering tools, then practice throwing an Atlatl (under adult supervision!!!).[Co-sponsored with St. Louis County Park Service and the Missouri Atlatl Association.]

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 7:30 PM -Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Michael Danti in the Department of Archaeology at Boston University and academic director of American Schools of Oriental Research Cultural Heritage Initiatives.
"The Cultural Heritage Crises in Syria and Northern Iraq"

Sunday, 20 November 2016, 2:00 PM - Ulysses S Grant National Historic Site Auditorium located at 7400 Grant Rd, St. Louis, MO 63123
High School student reports.
"Research results of the Service Learning Archaeological Project at Thomas Sappington House" [Lecture co-sponsored with the Sappington-Concord Historical Society and the National Park Service]

Wednesday, 14 December 2016, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Richard A. Freund, University of Hartford.
"The Atlantis Civilization"

Tuesday, 7 February 2017, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Dr. Michelle Loyet, Adjunct Professor in the Department of Anthropology and Sociology at Webster University.
"The Mysteries Of Afterlife In Ancient Egypt"
[Lecture co-sponsored with the Mound City chapter of the Missouri Archaeological Society]

Tuesday, 21 February 2017, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Reginald Auger, Laval University in Quebec City.
New Title at speaker's request: "The Loyola Cemetery in French Guiana: Memory of Slavery at a Sugar Plantation" [Lecture cosponsored with the Archaeology Program at Lindenwood University, St. Charles, MO.]

Tuesday, 14 March 2017, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Nick Card, The University of the Highlands and Islands in Scotland. "Secrets of the Ness of Brodgar: a Stone-Age Complex in the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site." [Kress lecturer for the National AIA].

Tuesday 18 April 2017, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Mary Miller, Sterling Professor of Art History at Yale University. "What Figurines Can Tell Us: A Life of Traders and Enslavement on the Island of Jaina, Mexico"

Saturday 29 April 2017, 10 AM -St. Louis Community College - Meramec, Lecture Hall Social Science 105
Professor Emerita Gale Owen-Crocker from the University of Manchester; she was formerly Professor of Anglo-Saxon Culture and Director of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies. "Beowulf and Archaeology." A second lecture will be given at 11:30 in the same room entitled "Archaeological Evidence for Anglo-Saxon dress."

Wednesday 10 May 2017, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Dr. Michael Nelson, Art Historian at the City University of New York (CUNY), Queens College. "A Roman period sanctuary at the site of Omrit in Israel."

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2015 - 2016 Lecture Schedule

Wednesday, 16 September 2015, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Dr. Frances Levine, Director, Missouri History Museum.
The Past is Still Present: Revisiting Historic Battlefields and Massacres.
Dr. Levine's publication Frontier Battles and Massacres: Historical and Archaeological Perspectives will be sold before and after the lecture.

Wednesday, 14 October 2015, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Jaime J. Awe, Department of Anthropology, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff.
Maya Apocalypse: Deciphering the Evidence for Collapse and its Aftermath in the Belize River Valley.

Saturday, 17 October 2015, 10 AM to 2 PM - Jefferson Barracks County Park Visitor's Center, 345 North Road, St. Louis, MO 63125, INTERNATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGICAL DAY, A family event. Lectures and hands on study. Archaeologists and living historians will be talking about archaeology at military sites ranging from Jefferson Barracks to Roman legionary camps.

At noon, Mr. Barnes Bradshaw - special events coordinator for the Missouri History Museum, will explore the life of Civil War spy Absalom Grimes in a first-person, fully-costumed program. Free program. Everyone welcome.

[Co-sponsored with the St. Louis County Park Service - Jefferson Barracks County Park .]

Tuesday, 10 November 2015, 7:30 PM -Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Katheryn Sampeck, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, Illinois State University.
How Chocolate Came To Be.

** Wednesday, 9 December 2015, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor William M. Murray, Department of History, University of South Florida.
The Age of Titans: The Rise and Fall of the Great Hellenistic Navies.

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Rami Arav, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Director of Bethsaida Excavations.
Thirty Years of Archaeological Excavations at Bethsaida.

Tuesday, 8 March 2016, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Michael MacKinnon, Department of Classics, University of Winnipeg.
Pet Animals in Roman Antiquity: Reconstructions from Archaeological Evidence

Tuesday, 12 April 2016, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Megan Cifarellli, Department of Art History, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY.
Taking It With You: Death and Personal Adornment of Hansanlu, Iran."

** Wednesday, 11 May 2016, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Dr. Della Scott-Ireton, Associate Director of Florida Public Archaeology Network.
History is the Real Treasure: The 1733 Spanish Galleon Trail.

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2014 - 2015 Lecture Schedule

** Wednesday 10 September 2014, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Dr. Bridget Buxton, University of Rhode Island.
Underwater Archaeology: the New Holy Grails

Wednesday, 8 October 2014, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor James E. Brady, California State University - Los Angeles.
Naj Tunich and the Founding of Maya Cave Archaeology.

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.]

Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 7:30 PM -Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Emeritus Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College
Viking Rituals of Life and Death

Wednesday, 10 December 2014, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Dr. Michael K. Trimble, Chief Preservation Manager for U. S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) St. Louis District.
The Long Journey from Iraq: Investigating Mass Graves and Serving Our Veterans.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Jeremy McInernney, Dept. of Classical Studies at the University of Pennsylvania.
Bouphonia: Killing Cattle on the Acropolis in Athens.

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.


**Tuesday 14 April 2015, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Dr. Richard Buckley, University of Leicester Archaeological Services, Leicester, England
Richard III, the King under the Car Park: the Story of the Search for the Burial Place of England's Last Plantagenet King.

Wednesday 13 May 2015, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Dr. Lawrence Berman, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
A Complete Cosmos: A tomb of an Egyptian Governor and its secrets.

 


2013 - 2014 Lecture Schedule

** Wednesday 12 September 2013, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Dr John Roberts Hale, University of Louisville,
Dragons of the North: The World of Viking Longships.

Wednesday, 9 October 2013, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Robert Brier, Long Island University.
Secret of the Great Pyramid in Egypt

Sunday, 13 October 2013, 1:00 PM - Kopolow Federation Building at 12 Millstone Campus
Professor Richard A Freund, University of Hartford.
Sobibor (a documentary film)

Saturday, 19 October 2013, 10 AM to 3 PM - 700 North 1st Street in downtown St. Louis, MO
[INTERNATIONAL ARCHAEOLOGY DAY CELEBRATION in the heart of the French colonial settlement of St. Louis!!!!]
[Co-sponsored with the National Park Service and moved off of NPS property because of the Federal Government shutdown.]

Tuesday, 12 November 2013, 7:30 PM -Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Shelley Wachsmann, Nautical Archaeology Program, Texas A & M University.
Wheels, Wagons and the Transport of Ships Overland in Antiquity.

Wednesday, 11 December 2013, 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 Temple Mount of Jerusalem from the First to the Second Temple Period.

Sunday, 26 January 2014, 3:00 PM - Brown Hall, Washington University
Professor Michael Franchetti, Washington University in St. Louis. "
A New Face of Ancient Civilization: Bronze Age Nomads and The Influence Across Inner Asia.[Co-sponsored with the Washington University Archaeology Program]


Tuesday, 11 February 2014, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Marcello Canuto, Tulane University, New Orleans.
The Forging of a Classical Maya Kingdom: La Corona and its Alliance to the Snake Kings Calakmul [in Guatemala]."


**Tuesday 4 March 2014, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Thomas Noble Howe, Southwest University in Georgetown, Texas.
The Garden of Flora: New Discoveries of the Roman Seaside Villas of Stabiae near Pompeii [Italy].

Tuesday 8 April 2014, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
William Appleton, Director of Education & Visitor Experience at the Rubin Museum of Art, New York City.
Unveiling Buddhism: The Legacy of Giuseppe Tucci.

Wednesday 14 May 2014, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Patrick Hunt, Stanford University.
Otzi the Iceman: 5,300 year old Alpine Mummy and Forensic Science.


2012 - 2013 Lecture Schedule

** 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"


Wednesday, 17 October 2012, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Jane E. Buikstra, School of Human Evolution & Social Change, Director of the Center of Bioarchaeological Research, Arizona State University; President, Center for American Archaeology, Kamspsville, Illinois.
Venerated Ancestors: Mummies of the Ancient Andes.
[Co-sponsored with the St. Louis Chapter of the Explorers Club and the St. Louis Academy of Science]


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 - Meramec
Cahokia's Westward influence in AD 1100.
11 am to 1 pm - Archaeology Open house and hands-on 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.]



Tuesday, 13 November 2012, 7:30 PM -Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Carolina A. Aznar, St. Louis University, Madrid Campus; Co-Director of the Tell Regev Excavation, The Southern Plain of Akko Project (Israel)
The Phoenicians and the Israelites: Cooperators or Rivals

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 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
Masada: The Greatest of the Herodian Fortresses

Mayan date 13.0.0.0.0 is Wednesday, 21 December 2012. So, where should we party?

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.



**Tuesday 12 March 2013, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Christina Conlee, Texas State University.
The Nasca Lines in their Cultural and Religious Context (Peru).

Monday 18 March 2013, 7:00 PM - Central Reform Congregation at Southwest corner of Kingshighway and Waterman
Professor Richard A. Freund, University of Hartford, Director of University of Hartford Excavations at Nazareth, Bethsaida and Yavne, Israel.
Digging through History: Archaeology and History from Atlantis to the Holocaust.

Tuesday 9 April 2013, 7:00 PM (PLEASE NOTE DAY AND TIME!)- Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
25th Annual Memorial Lecture. An event honoring the life and work of Professor George E. Mylonas. Professor Michael B. Cosmopoulos, Chair and organizer.

Co-sponored with the Hellenic Government Foundation Endowed Professionship in Greek Studies at UMSL, St. Louis and Washington University Archaeology Program; the faculty from the Art History and Archaeology, Classics Department, and Anthropology. Endowed by the Mylonas Fund.
Keynote address by Dr. Dora Vassilikou, Vice President of the Athens Archaeological Society. Mycenae, Rich in Gold: Excavating the Capital City of Agamemnon.


**Wednesday 8 May 2013, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Dr. William W. Fitzhugh, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C..
Genghis Kahn and the Mongol Empire.


2011 - 2012 Lecture Schedule

Wednesday 14 September 2011, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Holley Moyes, University of California at Merced
The Classic Maya Collapse

Wednesday, 12 October 2011, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Derek Counts, University of Wisconsin at Milwaukee
Master of Animals: Divine Symbols and Local Traditions in Cyprus and the Eastern Mediterranean

Saturday, 22 October 2011, 2:00 PM - Mastodon State Park in Kimmswick, MO
Michael J. Fuller, Prof. of Anthropology, St. Louis Community College at Meramec
Archaeology of Jefferson County, MO.

Tuesday, 8 November 2011, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Michael J. Fuller, Prof. of Anthropology, St. Louis Community College at Meramec
Romans, Early Christians and Anglo-Saxons in England.

Wednesday, 14 December 2011, 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 Authenticity of the Jewish, Christian and Islamic Holy Places in Jerusalem.

Sunday, 29 January 2012, 3 PM - 24th George E. Mylonas Memorial Lecture at Brown Hall, Washington University
[Chapin Drive, North off Forsyth, 2 blocks West of Skinker.] Co-sponsored with Washington University Archaeology Program, the faculty from Art History and Archaeology, Classic, and Anthropology Departments.

"The Coming of the Greeks "
by Professor Emeritus John Coleman, Cornell University.

Tuesday, 14 February 2012, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Zvi C. Koren, Director of the Edelstein Center for the Analysis of Ancient Artifacts, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Ramat Gan, Israel.
The Unprecedented Discovery of Biblical-Blue Tekhelet and Royal Purple Argaman at Masada.

Tuesday 13 March 2012, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Elizabeth Lee, Director of Projects and Development, CyArk, Oakland, California.
Digital Preservation of the World's Cultural Heritage.

Tuesday 10 April 2012, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
John F. Haslett, Independent Research and Author.
Recent experiments with Manteno-Huancavilca sailing replicas: possible Maritime Innovations emplohyed by the chiefdomos of Coast Ecuador.

*Wednesday 9 May 2012, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Richard Talbert, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Joukowsky Lecturer for the AIA.
All Roads lead to Rome: The Roman Highway System in Global Perspective.


2010 - 2011 Lecture Schedule


Wednesday 15 September 2010, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Patrick Hunt, Stanford University, Director of the Stanford Alpine Archaeology Project
Tracking Hannibal in the Alps: National Geographic Hannibal Expedition 2007 to 2008

Wednesday, 13 October 2010, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Professor Andrew L. Goldman, Gonzaga University.
In Search of King Midas: New Discoveris at Gordion in Turkey

Tuesday, 9 November 2010, 7:30 PM -Missouri History Museum Auditorium
John R. Tschirch, Director of Museum Affairs/Architectural Historian for the Preservation Society of Newport County, Rhode Island.
The Great Houses of Newport - Picturesque to the Gilded Age.

Wednesday, 15 December 2010, 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
Herodium: Herod's Palace and Tomb (in Israel).

Sunday, 30 January 2011, 3 PM - 23rd George E. Mylonas Memorial Lecture at Brown Hall, Washington University
[Chapin Drive, North off Forsyth, 2 blocks West of Skinker. Co-sponsored with Washington University Archaeology Program, the faculty from Art History and Archaeology, Classic, and Anthropology Departments.

"Minoan Wall Painting in Crete and Egypt"
by Professor Nano Marinatos, Department of Classics and Mediterraean Studies, University of Illinois at Chicago.

Tuesday, 8 February 2011, 7:30 PM - Missouri History Museum Auditorium
Jarrett Lobell, Executive Editor, Archaeology Magazine.
Greece's Grand Opening: the New Acropolis Museum and the Treasures of Ancient Athens .

*Tuesday 8 March 2011, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Mark Aldenderfer, University of California, Merced. dean of the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts.
4000 years of Andean Gold.

Tuesday 12 April 2011, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Michael B. Cosmopoulos, Endowed Professor of Archaeology and Greek Studies with the Department of Anthropology, University of Missouri - St. Louis
Digging Homer: The Excavation of New Mycenaean Palace in Pylos, Greece.

*Wednesday 4 May 2011, 7:30 PM - Missouri Historical Museum Auditorium
Professor Tracy K. Betsinger, Department of Anthropology, SUNY College.
Bioarchaeology: What the Dead Can Tell the Living.


2009 - 2010 Lecture Schedule

17 September 2009 - Thursday. 7:00 PM
" Uncovering Ancient St. Louis." Premier of a documentary video by Mark Leach, Christian Cudnick, director, and Richard Henrick. It is free and open to the public. Local archaeologists who participated in the program
include Joe Harl, John Kelly, Carol Diaz-Granados, Michael Fuller, etc. Video will be shown at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park. Parking lots located to the right and left of South entrance.

13 October 2009 - Tuesday. 7:30 PM
Taming the Wild Steed: Origins of Horse Domestication. by Dr. Sandra Olsen, Carnegie Museum of Natural History, Pittsburgh..
lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park. Parking lots located to the right and left of South entrance.

10 November 2009 - Tuesday. 7:30 PM
Cave Archaeology in the Maya Region. by Professor Jaime Awe (Belize).
lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park. Parking lots located to the right and left of South entrance.

16 December 2009 - Wednesday.. 7:30 PM
Jerusalem in the beginning of the Medieval Period. by Professor Dan Bahat, former district archaeologist for the City of Jerusalem. St. Thomas College, Toronto.
lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park. Parking lots located to the right and left of South entrance.

31 January 2010 - Sunday. 3:00 PM -- The 22nd George E. Mylonas Memorial Lecture
Altar of Zeus at Mt. Lykaion in Greece. by Professor David Gilman Romano from the University of Pennsylvania.
lecture given at Brown Hall auditorium at Washington University. Brown Hall Auditorium, Washington University. Brown Hall is located on Chapin Drive (north off Forsyth Blvd., 1 block West of Skinker).


9 February 2010- Tuesday. 7:30 PM
"From Phrygian Capital to Roman Fort: Recent Excavations at Gordion." (Turkey). by Professor Andrew L. Goldman, Gonzaga University.
lecture given in the MacDermott Grand Hall at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park. Parking lots located to the right and left of South entrance.

9 March 2010 - Tuesday. 7:30 PM
"Early Human Populations in the New World: A Biased Perspective." by Professor James M. Adovasio, Mercyhurst College. Lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park.

13 April 2010 - Tuesday. 7:30 PM
"From the Valley of the Kings to Philae: Ancient and Modern Pilgrimages." (Egypt). by Professor Eugene Cruz-Uribe, Northern Arizona University
lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park. Parking lots located to the right and left of South entrance.

5 May 2010 - Wednesday
Prof Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Professor Emerita, Brown University, "Great Temple Excavations at Petra." (Jordan) Held at Brown Hall on the Washington University campus.

5 September 2008 - Friday. 7:00 PM
The 2008 Excavation at Abila of the Decapolis. by Prof. David Chapman, Covenant Theological Seminary
lecture given at Convenant Seminary Library, 12330 Conway Road

16 October 2008 - Thurs. 7:30 PM
Meanings in Early Celtic Art. by Prof. Peter Wells, Dept. of Anthropology, University of Minnesota.
lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park.

13 November 2008 - Thurs. 7:30 PM
Deep Submergence Archaeology: the Final Frontier. by Prof. Shelley Wachsmann, Texas A & M University.
lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park.

11 December 2008 - Thurs.. 7:30 PM
Epheseus from terrace house to tomb. by Professor Barry Strauss, Dept. of History and Classics, Cornell University
lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park.

25 January 2008 - Sunday. 3:00 PM -- The 21st George E. Mylonas Memorial Lecture
The Uses of the Past on the Periklean Acropolis. by Professor Jeffrey Hurwit, University of Oregon.
lecture given at Brown Hall auditorium at Washington University.


12 February 2009- Thurs. 7:30 PM
New Archaeological Discoveries in the Republic of Macedonia. by Professor Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College at Meramec.
lecture given in the MacDermott Grand Hall at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park.

12 March 2009 - Thurs. 7:30 PM
The Classical Greek Theater: Architecture, Performance, Cult. by Professor Hans R. Goette, German Archaeological Institute, Berlin.
lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park.

16 April 2009 - Thurs. 7:30 PM
There is nothing more permanent than a Posthole - Recent Excavations at Hierakonolis, Upper Egypt. by Professor Thomas Hikade, University of British Columbia. Lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park.

7 May 2009 - Thurs. 7:30 PM
A Crossroads of Conquerers Revisited: Latest Finds of el Peru - Waka. by Professor David Freidel, Washington University.
lecture given at the Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell Blvd at DeBaliveiere, Forest Park. ********************************************************************************

2007 - 2008 Lecture Schedule - Funded by the Arthur and Helen Baer Foundation


Sept. 7 - Fri. 7:00 PM
Rescue on the Euphrates: results of the Roman frontier city of Zeugma by Prof. William Aylward, Dept. of Classics, University of Wisconsin - Madison. University.
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Oct. 5 - Fri.. 7 PM
Bet She'an: A Greco-Roman city of the Decapolis by Prof. Gabriel Mazor, Senior research member with the Israel Department of Antiquities and Director of the Bet Shean Archaeological Project. Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Nov. 2 - Fri. 7:00 PM
Roman Arena and Crowd Dynamics: Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down? by Prof. Garrett Fagan, Pennsylvania State University.
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Dec. 7 - Fri. 7:00 PM
Jerusalem of the Crusaders by Prof. Dan Bahat, Bar Ilan University and formerly district archaeologist of Jerusalem for the Ministry of Culture and Education. Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Dec. 9 - Sunday. 2:00 PM
New Discoveries in Jerusalem; City of David, Pool of Sholoach, the piazza at the Western Wall and More by Prof. Dan Bahat, Bar Ilan University and formerly district archaeologist of Jerusalem for the Ministry of Culture and Education. Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Jan. 20 - Sun. 3:00 PM
A monumental cargo: the Roman column wreck at Kizilburun, Turkey by Prof. Deborah Carlson, Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas A & M
20th Annual George E. Mylonas Memorial Lecturer
Co-Sponsored with the Dept. of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University. Lecture held at Steinberg Hall auditorium located at Skinker & Forsyth Blvd.

Feb. 1 - Friday 7:00 PM
Dead men do tell tales: the Yasmina Cemetery at Carthage by Prof. Naomi J. Norman, University of Georgia and editor of the American Journal of Archaeology. Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park.

Feb. 16 - Sat. 10:00 AM until noon
New Discoveries in the Republic of Macedonia. by Prof. Michael J. Fuller, St. Louis Community College - Meramec. and Iron Age political geography in the western Ukrainian steppes. by Nicholas Efremov-Kendall, Dept. of Anthropology at Washington University in St. Louis.
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Community College - Meramec. South County campus multipurpose room, 4115 Meramec Bottom Road at Lemay Ferry Road, Melville/Oakville.

March 2 - Sunday 2:00 PM
Treasures from the realm of the Queen of Sheba by Prof. Robert S. Bianchi, Independent Scholar.
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

April 3 - Thursday 7:00 PM
The Koster Site (Illinois River Valley): a 21st century Perspetive. by Prof. Jane E. Buikstra, Director of the center for Bioarchaeological Research, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University.
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Community College - Meramec. South County campus multipurpose room, 4115 Meramec Bottom Road at Lemay Ferry Road, Melville/Oakville.

April 4 - Friday 7:00 PM
Tombs of the Mayan Ancestors: Adding the Bioarchaeological Dimension by Prof. Jane E. Buikstra, Director of the center for Bioarchaeological Research, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University.
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

May 2 - Friday 7:00 PM
Reunion of Body and Soul: Sexuality and Resurrection in the Egyptian Netherworld by Prof. Lanny Bell, Dept. of Egyptology at Brown University.
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

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2006 - 2007 Lecture Schedule - Funded by the Arthur and Helen Baer Foundation

Oct. 25- Wed. 7:00 PM
Santorini an d Atlantis: Discoveries in the Pompeii of Greece by Prof. Christos G. Doumas, University of Athens.
Co-Sponsored by the Karakas Family Foundation for the Advancement of Hellenic Culture and the
Center for International Studies, University of Missouri at St. Louis. Lecture held at the Millennium Student Center, Century Room A.

Oct. 27 Fri. - 7:00 PM
Mirador Basin - Cradle of Maya Civilization by Prof. Richard D. Hansen, Idaho State University
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Nov. 3 Fri. - 7:00 PM
Tell Dothan's Western Cemetery: Death, Burial and Afterlife by Prof. Robert E. Cooley, Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary.
Co-Sponsored by the Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, 12330 Conway Road, St. Louis. Lecture held in the chapel.

Nov. 10 Fri. - 7:00 PM
The Great Temple of Petra in Jordan by Prof. Martha Sharp Joukowsky, Brown University
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Dec. 8 - Fri. 7:00 PM
The Next 100 years: the future of Archaeology by Professor Brian Fagan, University of California - Santa Barbara
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Jan. 28 - Sun. 3:00 PM
Cycladic Figurines by Prof. Pat Getz-Gentle, Independent Scholar
19th Annual George E. Mylonas Memorial Lecturer
Co-Sponsored with the Dept. of Art History and Archaeology at Washington University
Brown Hall at Washington University, on Forsyth Blvd.

Feb. 9 - Fri. 7:00 PM
Romans and Early Christians in the Republic of Macedonia by Prof. Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College at Meramec
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Mar. 9 - Fri. 7:00 PM
The Tyrant Slayers by Prof. Sarantis Symeonoglou, Dept. of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

Mar. 24 - Sat. 9 AM to 1 PM
Symposium: 100th Anniversary Symposium of the St. Louis Society of the AIA
Co-sponsored by St. Louis Art Museum and held in the Auditorium
Topics include:
History of the St. Louis Society , by Judy Brilliant
Fowke's 1906 Exploration of Missouri by Prof. Michael Fuller
Greek Papyri from Egypt by Prof. Robert Lamberton
- Break 10:45 to 11:15
Ancient Egyptian Jewelry by Dr. Robert Steven Bianchi
Ancient Coins from the Wulfing Collection by Prof. Sarantis Symeonoglou
Greek Vases in the Washington University Collection by Prof. Susan Rotroff

Mar. 30- Fri. 7:00 PM
Tell Dothan Exavation: Methods and Discoveries by Prof. John Monson, Wheaton College
Co-Sponsored by Covenant Theological Seminary in St. Louis, 12330 Conway Road, St. Louis. Lecture held in the chapel.

April 13 - Fri. 7:00 PM
Cahokia Mounds in the Mississippi Valley by Prof. John Kelly, Dept. of Anthropology, Washington University in St. Louis
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

April 21 Saturday 12:45 PM
Evidence of the Exodus from Egypt in Archeology by Prof. Richard Freund, Director of the The Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies at the University of Hartford.
Co-Sponsored by the Bais Abraham Congregation, 6910 Delmar Boulevard, University City, MO 63130. The Lecture is free. Lunch is $8.50. If you would like lunch please RSVP to Bais Abraham Tel.314-721-3030, email office@baisabe.com or to reserve by credit card on the web go to http://www.baisabe.com/

May 11 - Fri. 7:00 PM
Some Went Down to the Sea in Ships (Psalms 107:230: Mediterranean Seafaring in the Bronze Age (3000 - 1200 BC) by Prof. Shelley Wachsmann, Institute of Nautical Archaeology, Texas A & M
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park

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2003 - 2004 Lecture Schedule


Sept. 7 Oriental Antiquities and Cultures in 1863 by Mr. Oscanyan, Oriental Lecturer (alias Prof. Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College)
Frontier Park meeting room tent, St. Charles, MO - along the riverfront

Sept. 19 Archaeology and the Life of Christ: the Garden Tomb and Church of the Holy Sepulchre by Dr. Harold Mare. Rayburn Chapel at Covenant Theological Seminary

Oct. 11 Archaeology of Cliff Cave by Professor Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College, Fieldtrip and lecture held in Cliff Cave County Park.

Oct. 14 Putting a Roman Temple Back Together by Dr. Michael Nelson, Macalester College. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium.

Oct. 25 Symposium: Archaeology of Crusader Sites and Medieval Culture
held at St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley
Michael Fuller, Crusader era sites in Syria
Asa Eger, Crusader era sites near Antioch
Diane Everman, Tel Tanninim in Israel
Jack Lee, Kerak Castle in Jordan
Ali M. Khwaileh, Crusader cemetery in Jordan
Jennifer Stabler, Crusader Caeserea in Israel
Ralph Rowlett, Crusader Sela in Jordan

Nov. 11 New Insight Into Egypt's Last Royal Pyramids: Discoveries at Abydos. by Dr. Stephen P. Harvey, The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium

Dec 9 The Treasure of Troy and other (in)famous stories of art looting. by Prof. Michael Cosmopoulos, University of Missouri-St. Louis. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium

Jan. 25 New Excavations at Ancient Troy by Prof Brian Rose, University of Cincinati
Seventeenth Annual George E. Mylonas Memorial Lecture
Steinberg Hall at Washington University

Feb. 20 Discoveries at Gordion, Turkey by Prof. G. Kenneth Sams, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium

March 9 Archaeology of Lewis and Clark by Prof. Harry Fritz, University of Montana. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium

April 10 Archaeology of Cliff Cave by Professor Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College. Fieldtrip and lecture held in Cliff Cave County Park.

April 13 Athenian agora excavations from 1966 to the present day by Professor John Camp, Director of the American School of Classical Studies. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium

April 24 St. Louis Historic Archaeology: 2003 report on Vulcan Site by Mr. Chip Clatto, St. Louis Public Schools. Missouri Historical Society Auditorium.

May 11 Caracol: Maya Metropolis by Professors Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase, Professor of Anthropology, University of Central Florida. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium.

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2002 - 2003 Lecture Schedule


Sept. 25 "Community Archaeology in Alexandria, Virginia: A forty year tradition in George Washington's Home Town" by Dr. Pamela J. Cressey, Missouri Historical Society.

Oct. 11 "Napoleon in Egypt" by Dr. Robert Briar. Long Island University.

Oct. 23"St. Louis Archaeology" by Professor Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College, Queeny Park Park.

Oct. 26 Field trip to the Crescent Chert Quarries in West Tyson Park" by Professor Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College and Dennis Hogan (636.391.0922).

Nov. 8 "The Search for Aztec Ancestors: Archaeological Investigations at Xochicalco, Mexico" by Dr. Kenneth Hirth, Pennsylvania State University. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium

Dec 13 "The Archaeology of Monsters in the Greek World" by adjunct Prof. Deborah Cosmopoulos, Webster University. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium

Jan. 25 "Sardis in the Lydian Empire" by Professor Crawford Greenewalt, University of California - Berkeley
Fifteenth Annual George E. Mylonas Memorial Lecture at Steinberg Hall at Washington University

Feb. 21 "Pearls - A Natural and Cultural History" by Dr. Neil Landman, curator in the American Museum of Natural History, New York. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium

March 14 "Fakes, Frauds and Scholars" by Dr. Robert Cohon, Curator, Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City.

March 26 "St. Louis Archaeology" by Professor Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College. Lecture held in Queeny Park Recreational Complex.

March 29 "Fieldtrip to Crescent Chert Quaries" by Professor Michael Fuller, St. Louis Community College and Dennis Hogan (636.391-0922)

April 11 "Images on Textiles: The Weave of Fifth Century Athenaian Art and Society" by Professor Michael Vickers, Ashmolian Museum and Kress Lecturer. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium

April 22 "Fourth Summer Excavation Report" by Mr. Chip Clatto, St. Louis Public Schools. Missouri Historical Society Auditorium.

May 9 "New Evidence for Understanding the Initial Peopling of the Americas" by Professor Robson Bonnichsen, Texas A & M. St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium.



TIME WARP... yes, this gap will eventually be filled when I have more time to go through the archives of the St. Louis Society...

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May 1958 "Indian burials at Santa Maria in Ripa, St. Louis" by Mr. Leonard Blake of the Missouri Archaeological Society.

April 10, 1958 "Egypt, Greece and Rome" by Professor William C. Korfmacher of St. Louis University [joint meeting with the Engineers club of St. Louis].

March 31, 1958 "Homer's Recitations of his epics in the light of the singong of the Heroic songs in the Balkans" by Professor James A. Notopoulos, Trinity College.

Feb. 28, 1958 "Greek Artillery and her Engines" by Professor Frederick E. Winter, Royal Ontario Museum.

Jan. 24, 1958 "Some sites of Roman occupation in Western Europe" by Professor Oscar E. Nybakken of Iowa State University.

Dec. 13, 1957 "Maya Archaeology in Mexico" by Professor Alberto Ruz L'huillier, Director of Maya Archaeological Zone in Mexico.

Nov. 22, 1957 " Photographing Works of Art" by Professor Norris K. Smieth, Washington University in St. Louis.

Aril 4, 1957 - Three Roman Battles In Greece by William E. Gwatkin (University of Missouri)

March 29, 1957 - Excavations of Paestum by Pellegrino Claudio Sestieri (Archaeologist at Paestum)

March 1, 1957 - Gods and Games on the Isthmus of Corinth by Oscar Bromeer (University of Chicago)

Jan. 15, 1957 - The Frescoes of the Paracclesion at the Kariye Camii, Istanbul by Paul A. Underwood (Harvard University)

Dec. 14, 1956 - The Washington University Excavations at Eleusis Greece during 1955-1956 by Dr. George E. Mylonas

Nov. 15, 1956 - The Hittitte Art of the Imperial Period by Hans G. Guterback (Oriental Institute at University of Chicago)

April 24, 1956 - Pisidian Antioch by David Moore Robinson (University of Mississippi)

April 11, 1956 - The Qumran Scrolls and Biblical Studies by Frank M. Cross, Jr.

March 21, 1956 - St. Antoine of Florence: Anti-humanist in the Midst of the Renaissance by Fred Hartt

Feb. 15, 1956 - The Decipherment of the Mycenaean Script by Emrett L. Bennett, Jr. (Yale University)

Jan. 20, 1956 New Finds and Old in the Naples Area by Rev. Raymond Victor Schoder (West Baden College)

Dec. 14, 1955 - Byzantine Mosaics in Italian Churches by Lawrie J. Daly, S. J. (St. Louis University)

Nov. 10, 1955 - The American Excavations at Casa by Paul MacKendrick (University of Wisconsin)

May 3 and 6, 1955 - Mycenae, the Capital City of Agamemnon by Dr. George E. Mylonas

April 5, 1955 - The First Egyptian Dynasty by Walter Bryan Emery (Norton Lecturer)

March 16, 1955 - Echoes of the Red Man in Southern Illinois by Irwin Peithman (South Illinois University Museusm)

Feb. 15, 1955 The Archaeology of the Maya Area by Dr. Stephen Borhegyi (University of Oklahoma Museum)

Dec. 3, 1954 - Japanese Archaeology: Tombs and Shrines by J. Edward Kidder, Jr. (Washington University)

Oct. 19, 1954 - Four Firsts in Man's Recorded History by Professor Samuel Noah Kramer (University of Pennsylvania)

June 24, 1954 - Classical Monuments in Rome, Pompeii and Herculaneum by Dr. Wm. Millard Seaman

April 22, 1954 - Rome of the Flavians by Henry T. Rowell (Johns Hopkins University)

March 19, 1954 - The Excavations under St. Peters by Rev. M. Joseph Costello, S. J. (St. Stanislau Seminary in Florissant, MO)

Jan. 19, 1954 - Recent Archaeological Findings by Carl H. Chapman (University of Missouri)

Dec. 11, 1953 - Excavations at Pylos by Carl P. Blegen (University of Cincinnati)

Nov. 17, 1953 - Where Rolls the Jordon by Carl H. Kraeling (Oriental Institute in Chicago)

Oct. 22, 1953 - Recent Excavations in Greece by Dr. George E. Mylonas

April 10, 1953 - Local American Archaeology by Paul F. Titterington

March 3, 1953 - New Light on Homeric Greece, Excavations at Mycene in 1952 by Alan J. B. Wace

Jan. 16, 1953 - Excavations at Enkomi, Cyprus by Porphyrios Dikaios

Dec. 16, 1952 - The New Shaft Graves at Mycenae by Dr. George E. Mylonas

Nov. 7, 1952 - A Graeco-Roman Phase of Indian Art and Archaeology by Nihar Ranjan-Ray (University of Calcutta)

Oct. 15, 1952 - Greece Sicily by Raymond V. Schoder, S. J. (St. Louis University)

May 8, 1952 - Classic Revival in Architecture by Henry C. Montgomery (Miama Uniersity in Oxford, Ohio)

April 22, 1952 - Color in Greek Architecture and Sculpture by Saud S. Weinberg (University of Missouri)

March 7, 1952 - Classical Landscapes with Figures by Paul L. MacKendrick (University of Wisconsin)

Feb. 20, 1952 - Roman Art and Commerce in the East by R. E. Mortimer Wheeler [Norton Lecturer and Secretary of the British Academy]

Jan. 16, 1952 - Coastal cities of Palestine by Dr. W. Arndt (Concordia Seminary)

Nov. 13, 1951 - Extending the Human Record in the Americas by Henry P. Zuidema

April 26, 1951 - The Oracle and the Temples at Delphi by Gertrude Smith

March 9, 1951 - Excavations at the Heraeum at Paestum by Paola Zancani Montuoro

Feb. 14, 1951 - Animal and Human Sacrifices of the Greeks by Constantine G. Yavis

Jan. 24, 1951 - Tombs and Temples from Aswan to Giza by Bernard V. Bothmer

Nov. 22, 1950 - Post-War excavations in the Agora of Athens by Homer Thompson

May 3, 1950 - Discoveries at Ras Shamra: Urgarit, Cyrpus and Turkey by Claude Schaefer (Norton Lecturer)

March 8, 1950 - Corinth: City of St. Paul by Oscar Broneer

Jan. 18, 1950 - Archaeological Travels in Turkey by Dr. George M. A. Hanfmann

Nov. 17, 1949 - Local Pre-Columbia Indian Cultures by Dr. Paul F. Titterington

Oct. 19, 1949 - Prehistoric Europe by Professor Hugh Hencken

April 20, 1949 - Ancient City Planning by Professor David M. Robinson

March 11, 1949 - Archaeology in Post-War Greece by Dr. Saul W. Weinberg

Feb. 1, 1949 - The Monastery of Cluny in Burgundy by Professor Kenneth Conant

Dec. 9, 1948 - Ancient Park and Garden by Dr. Dorohy Burr Thompson

Nov. 17, 1948 - Seeing Palestine and Iraq in 1947-48 by Dr. Lillar Burrous

April 7, 1948 - The Ancient World from the Air by Dr. Jotham Johnson

Feb. 11, 1948 - Sumerian Law Codes by Dr. Francis R. Steele

Jan. 21, 1948 - Some Classical Sites of the Near East by Dr. William F. Arndt

Dec. 18, 1947 - The Archaeology of Peru by Dr. George E. Mylonas

Nov. 19, 1947 - The Saalburg Collection of Washington University by Dr. Eugene Tavenner

April 9, 1947 - Bronze Age Hellas and Modern Greek Parallels by Dr. J. P. Harlan

March 18, 1947 - Forgeries: Ancient and Modern by George Karo

Feb. 19, 1947 - Corinth, City of Aphrodite by Dr. Charles H. Morgan

Jan. 22, 1947 - Russian Church Architecture by Dr. Kenneth J. Conant

Dec. 19, 1946 - The Indians of the Northwest Coast by Dr. John Boman Adams

Nov, 27, 1946 - Athens: from Democracy to Empire by Dr. William B. Dinsmoor

Oct. 30, 1946 - The Mayas of Mexico and their Art by Dr. George E. Mylonas

April 10, 1946 - The Venetians in Greece by Dr. Stephen B. Luce

March 25, 1946 - Greek Textiles: Ancient and Modern by Dr. George E. Mylonas

March 14, 1946 - Collecting and Dating Fossils by Dr. Courtney Werner

Feb. 20, 1946 - Recent discoveries in the Southwest by Dr. John McGregor

Jan. 30, 1946 - Heroes of Sumer by Dr. Samuel Noah Kramer

Dec. 12, 1945 - Excavations of the St. Louis Society by Dr. George E. Mylonas

Nov. 6, 1945 - The Protection of Monuments during the War by Dr. William Dinsmoor

April 11, 1945 - How Scholars Learn to read forgotten scripts by Dr. Donald McFayden

March 7, 1945 - Churches and Cathedrals in Normandy by Dr. Clarence Ward

Feb. 21, 1945 - Treasure Trove of Jade, a film on American Archaeology

Jan. 26, 1945 - Discoveries in Greece since the Outbreak of War by Dr. Mary H. Swindler

December 20, 1944 - The Heritage of Classical Art in the Middle Ages by Dr. H. W. James.

Nov. 16, 1944 - Digging in Babylon by Dr. Henri Frankfort

Oct. 25, 1944 - The Archaeology of some Primitive Religions by Dr. P. E. Kretzmann

April 19, 1944 - Greek Aristocracy and its sculpture by Dr. C. A. Robinson, Jr.

March 27, 1944 - Buried Cities by Dr. George E. Mylonas

March 9, 1944 - Recent Excavations in the Agora of Palmyra by Henri Seyrig

Feb. 16, 1944 Types of Greek coins by Dr. Thomas S. Duncan

Jan. 18 1944 Greece: Ancient and Modern by Dr. George E. Mylonas

Nov. 16, 1943 - New Light on the Maya by Dr. Herbert J. Spinden

March 25, 1943 - Iran: the country and the Architecture by Dr. Myron B. Smith

Jan. 20, 1943 - Ancient Art of India by Dr. George E. Mylonas

Dec. 3, 1942 - The Pre-Spanish Art of Mexico by Fr. Claude Heithaus

Oct. 30, 1942 - Ancient China as seen from the South. Dr. Olov R. T. Janse

1942 - The Hittite Emire by Dr. John Garstang

1942 - Recent Excavations at Pylos by Carl W. Blegen

1942 - The Parthians at Seleucia by Dr. Clark Hopkins

1942 - How Old is Man's Civilization by Dr. Donald McFayden

1942 - Crete in the Dawn of History by George E. Mylonas

Dec. 2, 1936 - Recent Investigations on the Acropolis of Athens by Dr. Bert Hodge Hill

Oct. 28, 1936 - Maya Civilization - the Athens of the New World by Dr. Sylvanus Morley

April 22, 1936 - The Maya: Yesterday and Today by Dr. G. Williams

March 11, 1936 - Recent Excavations at Corinth by Dr. E. Capps, Jr.

Feb. 13, 1936 - Religion and Royal Tombs by Dr. J. P. Harland.

Jan. 22, 1936 - Influence of Antiquity on the Sculpture of the Florentine Renaissance by Dr. G. Haydn Huntley.

Dec. 5, 1935 - Recent view of Old Pompeii by Charles C. Mierow.

Nov. 6, 1935 - British School's excavations at the Heraeum of Perachora.

April 8, 1935 - Spain, the birthplace of famous Romans by Mrs. Rachel Sargent Robinson

Feb. 13, 1935 - Recent discoveries in Syria by Nathaniel Schmidt

Jan. 31, 1935 - Explorations in the Bible Lands by Nelson Glueck

APril 12, 1934 - The Significance of the Baroque by Myric Rogers

March 9, 1934 - Excavations in Eleusis by George E. Mylonas

Feb. 9, 1934 - Exploration of the Dickson Mounds by Don Dickson

Jan. 11, 1934 - Statues of the Parthenon by Rhys Carpenter

Dec. 15, 1932 - Turkish and Byzantine Athens by Professor Clarence Lowe

Nov. 7, 1932 - Roman Frontiers when we were Indians by Professor Eugene Travenner

March 20, 1932 - Palestine in 1932 by Dr. George L. Robinson

Feb. 24, 1932 - Lepsis Magna by Professor Eugene Travenner

Jan. 31, 1932 - Recent Excavations in Greece by Professor Louis E. Lord.

Dec. 8, 1932 - Domestic Architecture in Imperial Rome by Professor Axel Boethius

Nov. 25, 1932 - The German Excavations in Egypt by Professor Hermann Ranke

Nov. 7, 1932 - The Refinements of Greek Architecture by Professor Holmes Smith

APril 14, 1932 - The Types of Indian Burials and Artifacts of the Central MississiPPi Valley

March 17, 1932 - Evidence of the Papyri on the Text of the New Text by Professor Henry A. Sanders

Feb. 16, 1932 - Excavations in Palestine by Professor Ovid R. Sellers

Jan. 14, 1932 - Schliemann, A Hero of Archaeology by Professor Roy C. Flinkinger

Dec. 2, 1931 - Recent Investigations at the Argive Heraeum by Professor Carl W. Blegan

Nov. 19, 1931 - Interesting archaeological Data concerning Early Church Buildings by Dr. Paul Kretzman

Oct. 27, 1931 - Arhaeological Excavations in the Maya Region of Central America and Mexico by Dr. Sylvanus Morley

April 16, 1931 - Parallel trends in Hellenistic Art and Literature by professor William Korfmacher.

March 12, 1931 - Recent Discoveries of Greek Sculpture by Walter Agard.

Feb. 1931 - The Stratified Civilizations in the Mexican Valley by General Ivor Thord-Gray.

Jan. 9, 1931 - Where was Virgil's Farm by Robert S. Conway.

Dec. 1930 - The Vergilian Cruise by professor Walter Miller.

Nov. 1930 - Eastern and Western Traditions of Christian Art by professor Isaac Watkins.

April 22, 1930 - Way Down in Pharoah's Land by A. Blair Riddington.

March 28, 1930 - The meaning of Ancient Rome to Modern Times by professor Grant Showerman (University of Wisconsin)

February 18, 1930 - Wulfing Memorial Lectures by Dr. Duncan, Dr. Tavenner, and Dr. Shipley. [These lectures may have been published?]

April 29, 1929 - Roman Numismatics by Professor Thomas S. Duncan.

April 12, 1929 - Rambles in Roman Britain by Professor Roy C. Flickinger.

March 13, 1929 - The Dance in Ancient Greece by Professor Lillian B. Lawler.

Jan. 28, 1929 - The Evolution of Writing by Professor Donald McFayden.

Jan. 14, 1929 - Life and Culture in Palestine in Patriarchal Times" by Rev. M. G. Kyle.

Dec. 17, 1928 - Crete in the Dawn of History by Dr. George E. Mylonas.

Nov. 22, 1928 - The Excavation of Olynthus by Dr. David Moore Robinson

April 4, 1928 - Olympia and the Olympic Games by Professor Walter Miller.

Feb. 14, 1928 - The Forgotten Empire of the Hittites by Professor John Garstang.

Jan. 12, 1928 - A Thousand Years before Abraham by Dr. William Frederic Bade.

Dec. 12, 1927 - Digging up Ancient Cities by Professor Grant Showerman.

Nov. 30, 1927 - Arts and Crafts in Ancient Egypt by A. Blair Ridington.

Oct. 31, 1927 - An Early Portrait of St. Peter by Louis E. Lord

April 11, 1927 - Recent Excavations at Corinth by T. Leslie Shear.

March 15, 1927 - Present Day Archaeological Work in Palestine by W. F. Albright.

Feb. 18, 1927 - Excavations at Kirjah-Sepher, a Canaanite Walled City by Rev. M. G. Kyle.

Jan. 31, 1927 - The History of Etruria and the Etruscans by R. V. D. Magoffin.

Jan. 20, 1927 - Indian and Spaniard in the Southwest by L. B. Bloom

Dec. 1, 1926 - Pisidian Antioch by D. M. Robinson.

Oct. 27, 1926 - Greek Coin Hoards by S. P. Noe.

April 9, 1926 - Roman Roads by Thomas Ashby.

Mar. 8, 1926 - Pagan and Christian Rome by Bishop Joseph C. Murphy.

Feb. 5, 1926 - Presnt Day Antiquity in China by Arthur E. Bostwick.

Dec. 11, 1925 - The Trail of the Ancients by Roy C. Flickinger.

April 13, 1925 - Modern Productions of Ancient Classical Drama by Rollin H. Tanner.

Mar. 28, 1925 - Roman Life in North Africa by George M. Whicher.

Jan. 29, 1925 - Roman palaces and villas by Louis E. Lord.

Dec. 20, 1924 - Chichen Itza: the Mecca of Central America by Sylvanus G. Morley.

Nov. 24, 1924 - A Day in the Roman Campagna by R V. D. Magoffin.

Nov. 14, 1924 - Masterpieces of Egytian Art by Jean Capart.

Nov. 13, 1924 - Ruins of Thebes by Jean Capart.

May 23, 1924 - Sodom and Gomorrah by Rev. M. G. Kyle.

May 7, 1924 - The Spread of Early Civilization by G. Elliott Smith.

Jan. 28, 1924 - Mycenae by J. A. B. Wace.

April 7, 1921 - Picturesque Thessaly by G. M. Whicher, General Secretary of the Archaeological Institute of America.

March 11, 1921 - Greek and Oriental Art in Southern Russia, by M. J. Rostovtzeff, University of Wisconsin.

Jan. 21, 1921 - The making of Attic Vases, by Dr. Joseph Clark Hoppin.

Nov. 11, 1920 - Dalmatia, by Moses S. Slaughter, University of Wisconsin.

April 20, 1920 - Megalithic Monuments of Great Britain, by Sir Bertram Wendall, University of Toronto.

March 21, 1920 - Cave Discoveries in the Ozarks. by Gerard Fowke, Smithsonian Insitution.

March 19, 1920 - The Roman Campagna by Dean Lockwood, Haverford College.

Feb. 7, 1920 - Romania - Its History, Art and Monuments by Charles Upson Clark, formerly of the American School in Rome.

Dec. 12, 1919 - The French School of Fine Arts by Professor Gabriel Ferrand, Washington University.



Updated 15 January 2018