SYMPOSIUM: Archaeology of Crusader Sites & Medieval Culture

Held Oct. 25th at St. Louis Community College - Florissant Valley, 3400 Pershall Rd., St. Louis, MO in the College Center MultiPurpose Room

October 25, 2003 - FREE lectures to which the public is warmly invited...

9:00 to 9:15 - Introduction and welcome by Michael Fuller (St. Louis Community Colleg)
9:15 to 9:45 - Asa Eger (University of Chicago), Early Islamic Settlement in the Plain of Antioch
10:00 to 10:30 - Jennifer Stabler (University of Maryland, Crusader Caeserea in Israel
10:45 to 11:30 - Jack Lee (St. Johns University), Kerak and Shaubak Castles in Jordan
11:40 to noon - Ralph Rowlett (University of Missouri - Columbia), Crusader remains at el Sela' in Jordan.

Lunch Break - noon to 12:45 on October 25, 2003

12:45 to 1:30 - Ali M. Khwaileh (University of Arkansas), A Crusader cemetery in Jordan
1:45 to 2:15 - Diane Everman (St. Louis Society of AIA), Crusaders at Tel Tanninim in Israel
2:15 to 2:45 - Jennifer Stabler (University of Maryland), Islamic structures in our Area LL at Caeserea
2:45 to 3:15 - Michael Fuller (St. Louis Community College), Material Culture of Muslim Tuneinir (in Syria) compared to contemporary Crusader Sites
3:15 to 3:45 - Asa Eger (University of Chicago), Reconstructing Mamluk Military Architecture: Qal'at al-Subeibah and the Rebuilding Program of Baybars
4:00 to 4:30 - Jerome C. Rose (University of Arkansas), Comments and perspectives for future research

Map of College.

St. Louis Community College, Social Science Building, 3400 Pershall Rd., St. Louis, MO 63135 - - Contact Michael Fuller (314) 513-4414

Co-Sponsored by St. Louis Community College - Archaeology & Living History Club,
St. Louis Society of the Archaeological Institute of America,
Kingdom of Calontir of the Society for Creative Anachronism, RUSH, and the Baronry of 3 Rivers

Something Different: lots of people at the conference will be dressed Medieval. Don't worry. Dress for the Middle Ages if you wish or attend the symposium in 21st century clothing. Some of the SCA special lectures will only be open to those in garb, but the symposium is open to one and all. Yes, Professor Fuller will be in garb and welcomes you to wear your best. Yes, there will be some loaner garb.

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