The Salem Society of the Archaeological Institute of America is pleased to announce its Lecture Series (and other events) for the 2011-2012 Academic Year.

Most lectures (unless specially noted below) will take place in the Paulus Lecture Hall (Room 201/Classroom E), Truman Wesley Collins Legal Center, Willamette University (245 Winter Street SE, Salem, Oregon).

All lectures are free and open to the public. They usually begin at 7:30 p.m., often preceded by a door prize raffle and a brief business meeting of the Society.

In addition, many lectures offer you the opportunity to meet and chat with the speaker over a casual dinner before the lecture. If you are interested, please come to our no-host dinners at 6 p.m. in the Jason Lee Room, Goudy Commons, Willamette University.

AIA Lecture Series Fall 2011-Spring 2012

 

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Entangled in the Fur Trade: Or the Archaeology of Contact on the Lower Columbia River

Dr. Kenneth Ames
Professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department
Portland State University


Lecture: Paulus Lecture Hall (Room 201)
College of Law, Willamette University
Salem, Oregon, 7:30 p.m.
Sponsored by the Salem Society of the Archaeological Institute of America and the Willamette University Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology.

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ASL Sign Language Interpretation will be available upon request by calling 503-370-6654.


Thursday, November 10, 2011

Remembering Boudica: Monuments of a Barbarian Queen
(Father Edward A. Bader Lecture)

Dr. Alison Futrell
Associate Professor of Roman History
University of Arizona


Lecture: Paulus Lecture Hall (Room 201)
Truman Wesley Collins Legal Center
Salem, Oregon, 7:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America and the Willamette University Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology.

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ASL Sign Language Interpretation will be available upon request by calling 503-370-6654.


Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Stonehenge: New Discoveries
(Kress Lecture)

Dr. Mike Parker Pearson
Professor of Archaeology
University of Sheffield in England


Lecture: Location To Be Determined (Please check back)
Salem, Oregon, 7:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America and the Willamette University Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology.

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ASL Sign Language Interpretation will be available upon request by calling 503-370-6654.



Friday, March 9, 2012

Dining with Augustus: The Roman Princeps as Host and Guest
(Lane C. McGaughy Lecture Series)

Dr. Andrew Dalby
Classicist and Food Historian
France


Lecture: Paulus Lecture Hall (Room 201)
Truman Wesley Collins Legal Center
Salem, Oregon, 7:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Willamette University Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology, the Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest and the Salem Society of the Archaeological Institute for America.

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ASL Sign Language Interpretation will be available upon request by calling 503-370-6654.

 

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Sticks and Stones May Break Their Bones: Trauma Patterns in Early Christian Cyprus

Dr. Sherry Fox
Director of the Wiener Labratory
American School of Classical Studies in Athens


Lecture: Paulus Lecture Hall (Room 201)
Truman Wesley Collins Legal Center
Salem, Oregon, 7:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America and the Willamette University Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology.

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ASL Sign Language Interpretation will be available upon request by calling 503-370-6654.

 

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Short Lives and Forgotten Deaths: Infant Skeletons From the "Baby Well" in the Athenian Agora

Dr. Maria Liston
Department of Anthropology
University of Waterloo


Lecture: Paulus Lecture Hall (Room 201)
Truman Wesley Collins Legal Center
Salem, Oregon, 7:30 p.m.

Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America and the Willamette University Center for Ancient Studies and Archaeology.

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ASL Sign Language Interpretation will be available upon request by calling 503-370-6654.

 


To view lecture schedules from previous years,
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Last updated November 21, 2011