SWTAS 2015-2016 Lecture Series! All lectures are free and open to the general public. Most lectures are hosted by Trinity University, but occasionally we meet at other venues, as listed in the program notes below. Refer to the Find Us! page for locations maps. All lectures last approximately one hour, with a reception afterwards. A pre-lecture dinner is available with the speaker at 5:45pm. The lecture series is made possible by the Archaeological Institute of America, the Southwest Texas Archaeological Society, and the Department of Classical Studies, Trinity University, and sometimes UTSA and San Antonio College.
November 6-8, 2015
All day – See schedule
The University of Texas at San Antonio, Downtown Campus
6th Annual South-Central Conference on Mesoamerica
This regional conference, now in its sixth year, has provided a venue to bring together scholars in the fields of archaeology, ethnography, art history, and others, as well as the general public, to share information and interpretations on current research focused on the cultures of the Mesoamerican region. The conference is free and open to the public. We hope you will join us.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Fiesta Room, Trinity University
Dr. Adam Rabinowitz, Associate Professor, Department of Classics; Assistant Director, Institute of Classical Archaeology, The University of Texas at Austin
Between the steppe and the sea: Greeks, Taurians, and Sythians in Crimea
For more than three thousand years, the Crimean peninsula has been a meeting point for different worlds: the nomadic world of the great Central Asian steppe, the trade routes leading over land from the Middle East and Anatolia through the ranges of the Taurus and Caucasus, and the interconnected maritime environment of the Mediterranean. These diverse currents were particularly entangled during the Iron Age, when the local population …
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Dr. Hana Charaf Mullins, Editor, The Archaeological Reports Series (American Schools of Oriental Research)
The Year of Digging Dangerously: The discovery of and Early Byzantine chamber tomb in Lebanon