Lecture Archive

Below you will find a list of previous lectures sponsored by SWTAS.

March 22, 2021

Dr. Bernadette Cap, UTSA
Ancient Maya Marketplaces: Hubs of Interaction and Integration

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February 2, 2021

Dr. Carla Klehm, University of Arkansas
African Impacts on World (Pre)History: 8,000 Years that Will Change the Way You Think about Africa

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February 20, 2020

Dr. Olga Koloski-Ostrow
The Sensorium of the Roman Urban Landscape: Sights, Sounds, Smells, Tastes, and Touch

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October 28, 2019

Dr. Kenneth Seligson, Department of Anthropology, University of Southern California
Burning Rings of Fire: Ancient Maya Resource Conservation ________________________________________________________________________________________________

September 25, 2019

Dr. Susan Lupack, Lecturer in Greek and Roman Archaeology, Department of Ancient History, Macquarie University The Mycenaean Cult of the Ancestral Wanax: Hero Worship in the Late Bronze Age 

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September 16, 2019

Dr. Nicolle Hirschfeld, Classical Studies, Trinity University
Under the Bronze Age seas

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March 5, 2019

Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson, Uppsala University (Sweden)
Bj581: The Viking Warrior that was a Woman _______________________________________________________________________________________

October 23, 2018

Pearce Paul Creasman, University of Arizona
Dendrochronology & Ancient Egypt: The Key to Time in the Mediterranean World?

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April 10, 2018

Jean MacIntosh Turfa, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
The Secret Lives of Etruscan Wives _______________________________________________________________________________________

February 13, 2018

Kieran O’Conor, National University of Ireland
Elite Settlement in Gaelic Ireland, 1169-1350AD

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November 14, 2017

Elizabeth Bartman, Archaeological Institute of America
Searching for Antinous: New Discoveries in the Field and Museum

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March 28, 2017

Richard Buckley, University of Leicester
Richard III, The King under the Car Park: the story of the search for the burial place of England’s last King

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February 10, 2017

Bettina Arnold, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Belted Ladies and Dagger Men: Technology Brings European Iron Age Back to Life

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November 7, 2016

Nathan T. Elkins, Department of Art, Baylor University
Emperors, Gods, and Gladiators: Emperor Worship in the Colosseum

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October 18, 2016

Simon James, School of Archaeology and Ancient History, University of Leicester
Blood in the Dust, Death in the Dark: combat and chemical warfare at Roman Dura-Europos, Syria

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August 30, 2016

Thomas G. Palaima, Robert M. Armstrong Centennial Professor, Department of Classics and Director, Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory (PASP), UT Austin
The Palace of Nestor as Cultural Statement

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November 18, 2015

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

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October 27, 2015

Dr. Rita Lucarelli, University of California, Berkeley
Demonology and Magic in Ancient Egypt

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September 17, 2015

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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April 28, 2015

Dr. Charles Brian Rose, University of Pennsylvania
AIA Lecturer: WIlliam A. McDonald Lectureship in Aegean Prehistory
Recent Fieldwork of Gordion, Royal City of Midas

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April 16, 2015

Dr. Nick Card, University of the Highlands and Islands & Director of the Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site
Secrets of Orkney’s Stone Age Complex at Ness of Brodgar

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February 17, 2015

Dr. Andrea Berlin, Boston University
AIA Lecturer: Kershaw Lectureship in Near Eastern Archaeology
A Tale of Two Peoples: Phoenicians and Jews in the Land Beyond the River

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December 8-15, 2014
Local Archaeology College Student Research Poster Sessions

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October 20, 2014

Dr. Alain Touwaide, Institute for the Preservation of Medial Traditions
The Archaeology of Health in the Ancient Mediterranean World

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October 18, 2014

AIA International Archaeology Day!

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September 16, 2014

Dr. John Pohl, University of California, Los Angeles
Across Seas: Cultural Interchange and Social Transformation between Mesoamerica and the American Southwest

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May 12, 2014

Dr. Kristina Killgrove, University of Western Florida
Diet and Health in Imperial Rome: Isotopic and Elemental Analysis of Skeletal Remains

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April 9, 2014

Dr. Heather McKillop, Louisiana State Univeristy
Underwater Maya: 3D Imaging and Printing the Ancient Maya Past

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February 27, 2014

Dr. John Hale, University of Louisville
The Delphic Oracle: Modern Science Examines an Ancient Mystery

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November 7, 2013

Dr. Nicholas Cahill, University of Wisconsin-Madison
The City of Sardis

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October 20, 2013

Dr. Louis Perez, Illinois State University
Lethal Beauty: The Japanese Samurai Aesthetic

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March 27, 2013

Dr. Joshua Trampier, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
At the Western Frontier of Landscape: Archaeology in the Nile Delta

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February 25, 2013

Dr. Robert Neyland, Branch Head, Underwater Archaeology, Naval Historical Center
Opening a Civil War time capsule; the recovery and excavation of the Civil War Confederate Submarine H. L. Hunley

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February 13, 2013

Dr. Carolyn Willekes, University of Calgary
Horses for Forces: Equine Form and Military Function

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January 24, 2013

Dr. Frederick Hanselmann, Texas State University
Captain Henry Morgan’s Fleet Shipwrecks

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November 8, 2012

Dr. M. Kathryn Brown, University of Texas at San Antonio
Ancient and Modern Maya Rituals at the Archaeological Site of Xunantunich: Continuity, Change, and 2012

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October 17, 2012

Dr. Nikos Xanthoulis, Academy of Athens, Greece
Ancient Sounds of Greece

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October 9, 2012

Kevin Glowacki, Texas A& M University
Sanctuary of Aphrodite at the Athenian Akropolis
Co-hosted with San Antonio Museum of Art

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September 20, 2012

Dr. Geoff Emberling, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, University of Michigan
The Rise and Fall of Kush, an African Kingdom on the Nile

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May 1, 2012

Dr. Holly Flora, Tulane University
The Franciscans and Early Renaissance Art

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April 12, 2012

Dr. Jason Yaeger, UTSA
Politics, Warfare, and Sacrifice in the Classic Maya World: A View from Xunantunich, Belize

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April 11, 2012

Dr. Jason Yaeger, UTSA
The Inka Reoccupation of Tiwanaku, Bolivia

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March 26, 2012

Dr. Dan Osland, University of Indiana
A Kind of Conversion: From Roman to Visigothic Emerita

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March 6, 2012

Dr. Jeffrey Royal, RPM Nautical Foundation & East Carolina University
When the Elephant Grew Fins: Discovery of an Ancient Naval Battle Landscape in Sicily

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 March 5, 2012

Dr. Richard Talbert, History Department, UNC
Roman Highway System

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February 16, 2012

Dr. William Neidinger, Texas Foundation for Archaeological & Historical Research (TFAHR)
The Excavation of Bylazora: a Paionian Fortress City

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February 7, 2012

Dr. William Murray, University of South Florida
The Actium Ram Project: Recovering Warships from the Battle of Actium

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January 31, 2012

Dr. James Kus, Cal State Fresno
Three New Sites, Two New Museums and One Indigenous Festival

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January 26, 2012

Dr. Gerry Scott, American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE)
Tutankhamen in Context

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January 12, 2012

Dr. Veli Kose, Haceteppe University, Ankara
New Discoveries in Aspendos

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