AIA

2002 - 2003 Lecture Schedule
St. Louis Society
of the
Archaeological Institute of America


Funded by the Arthur and Helen Baer Foundation

All lectures are free and open to the public. The lectures are color slide presentations and are followed by a reception to meet the speaker.


Sept. 20 Covenant Seminary, Rayburn Chapel, 12330 Conway Road (West of Ballas)
Abila of the Decapolis Website
7:30 PM
Friday
Dr. W. Harold Mare,
Professor of New Testament
Palmyra and Abila of the Decapolis and the Ancient Spice and Luxury Trade from Mesopotamia to Petra

Sept. 25 Missouri History Museum, 5700 Lindell at DeBaliviere, Forest Park
Wednesday
8:00 PM
Dr. Pamela J. Cressey
Director of Urban Archaeology in Alexandria, VA
Wonderful Urban Archaeology program in Alexandria
Community Archaeology in Alexandria, VA: a 40 year tradition in George Washington's Home Town

Oct. 11 St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park
Friday
8:00 PM
Professor Robert Brier
Long Island University
Mummy Maker
He does Mummies, too
Napoleon in Egypt
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum.

Oct. 23 Community Room, Queeny Park Recreation Complex, 550 Weidman Road, Ballwin
Wednesday
7:30 PM
Prof. Michael Fuller
St. Louis Community College
Hardworking St. Louis AIA Pres.
St. Louis Archaeology
St. Louis County Park Services

Nov. 8 St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park
Friday
8:00 PM
Professor Kenneth Hirth
Pennsylvania State University

Background for speaker and project
The Search for Aztec Ancestors: Archaeological Investigations at Xochicalco, Mexico
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum.

Dec. 13 St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park
Friday
8:00 PM
Professor Deborah Ruscillo Cosmopoulos
Adjunct Professor, Washington University and Webster University
Pick you favorite Monster
The Archaeology of Monsters of the Greek World
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum.

Jan. 19 Washington University, Steinberg Hall
Sunday
3:00 PM
Fifteenth Annual George E. Mylonas Memorial Lecture
Prof. Crawford Greenwalt
University of California - Berkeley

Sardis Website
Another Sardis website
Sardis in the Lydian Empire
Co-Sponsored by the Dept. of Art History and Archaeology at WU.

Feb. 21 St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park
Friday
8:00 PM
Dr. Paula M. Mikkelsen

Assistant Curator, American Museums of Natural History, New York.
Her Biography is the second one on this webpage...
Co-authored this Pearl of a Book!
Pearls - A Natural and Cultural Histdory
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum.

March 14 St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park
Friday
8:00 PM
Dr. Robert Cohon
Curator, Nelson Atkins Museum, Kansas City

Background of speaker
Fakes, Frauds and Scholars
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum.

March 26 Community Room, Queeny Park Recreation Complex, 550 Weidman Road, Ballwin
Wenesday
7:30 PM
Professor Michael Fuller
St. Louis Community College
Hardworking St. Louis AIA Pres.
St. Louis Archaeology
St. Louis County Park Services

April 11 St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park
Friday
8:00 PM
Professor Michael Vickers
Ashmolean Museum and Kress Lecturer
About the speaker
Images on Textiles: The Weave of 5th century Athenian Art and Society
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum and Hellenic Government - Karakas Foundation Professorship in Greek Studies at UMSL

April 22 Missouri History Museum, Emerson Center, Lee Auditorium, 5700 Lindell at DeBaliviere
Tuesday
8:00 PM
Mr. Chip Clatto
Teacher, St. Louis Public School District
Co-Director of Lemp Ave. Excavation
Excavation report on Lemp Site
Lemp Historic Site: 4th summer excavation report.
Co-Sponsored by the Missouri Historical Society

May 9 St. Louis Art Museum Auditorium, Forest Park
Friday
8:00 PM
Professor Robson Bonnischsen
Texas A & M University
Book he edited on this subject
New Evidence for Understanding the Initial Peopling of the Americas
Co-Sponsored by the St. Louis Art Museum

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