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    SWTAS Calendar!

    Sept. 17, 2015, 7:30 pm
    **NOTE CHANGE FROM SEPT. 24
    Fiesta Room, Trinity University
    Dr. Thomas Howe
    The Gardens of Flora: New Discoveries at the Roman Seaside Villas of Stabiae near Pompeii

    October 27, 2015, 7:30 pm
    Chapman Auditorium, Trinity University
    Dr. Rita Lucarelli
    Demonology and Magic in Ancient Egypt

    November 6-8, 2015
    South Central Conference on Mesoamerica
    UTSA Downtown Campus

    November 18, 2015, 7:30 pm
    Fiesta Room, Trinity University
    Dr. Adam Rabinowitz
    Greeks, Taurians, and Sythians in Crimea

    March 1, 2016, 7:30 pm
    Hana Charaf Mullins
    The Year of Digging Dangerously: The discovery of an Early Byzantine chamber tomb in Lebanon

    We look forward to seeing you!

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Events

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.
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Thursday, September 17, 2015
** Note date change from Sept. 24
7:30 pm
Fiesta Room, Trinity University
Dr. Thomas Howe, Professor of Art History, Southwestern University

The Gardens of Flora: New Discoveries at the Roman Seaside Villas of Stabiae near Pompeii

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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

7:30 pm
Chapman Auditorium, Trinity University

Dr. Rita Lucarelli, Assistant Professor of Egyptology, Department of Near Eastern Studies, University of California, Berkeley

Demonology and Magic in Ancient Egypt

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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.

Click Here to view the conference website for presentation schedule and location details

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

7:30 pm
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 …

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

7:30 pm
Venue TBD

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

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