Events

Our SWTAS 2014-2015 Lecture Series is 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. Contact Laura Childs at Laura.Childs@us.af.mil or 210-977-6100 (work) or lacaug@cs.com or 210-494-3820 (home) to make reservations. 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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Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014

7:30pm
Chapman Auditorium, Trinity University

Dr. John Pohl, University of California, Los Angeles

Across Seas: Cultural Interchange and Social Transformation between Mesoamerica and the American Southwest

Dr. John Pohl, UCLA, will present a lecture on the interchange of cultures from the American Southwest and Meso-America. The presentation is lavishly illustrated with images from Pre-Columbian, Colonial and contemporary craft production to discuss a millennium of interchange …

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Monday, October 20, 2014

7:30pm
Chapman Auditorium, Trinity University

Dr. Alain Touwaide, Institute for the Preservation of Medial Traditions

The Archaeology of Health in the Ancient Mediterranean World

Medical archaeology usually deals with the dead and the identification of diseases, the consequences of stress on health, causalities and major traumas, or any other event that had an impact on ancient peoples’ life and well-being. Rarely does it take into consideration the factors that contributed to populations’ health, …

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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

7:30pm
Chapman Auditorium, Trinity University

Dr. Andrea Berlin, Boston University

Lecture Being Voted Upon! To Be Posted When Election Concludes!

The lecture abstract will be provided after the election as well. Click the link below to read about Dr. Berlin’s work and her accomplishments.

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Tuesday, April 28, 2015

7:30pm
Chapman Auditorium, Trinity University

Dr. Charles Brian Rose, University Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania

Lecture Being Voted Upon! To Be Posted When Election Concludes!

The lecture abstract will be provided after the election as well. Click the link below to read about Dr. Rose’s work and his accomplishments.

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