Lectures/Events

2017/18 Lecture Series

The Toronto Society of the AIA and the Archaeology Centre, UofT is proud to present these lectures. Below you will find our lecture schedule for the 2017-2018 series.

Admission to the lectures is free and non-members are most welcome.

Post-lecture receptions will be held for members only at:

Archaeology Centre – University of Toronto, 19 Russell Street

Underground parking accessed from Huron Street

For building information and directions: University of Toronto Map.


Tuesday, September 26, 2017 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Morag M Kersel, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago, The 2016-2017 Wilkie Lecturer

Who Owns the Past? Competing Claims for Antiquities from the Holy Land

Location: Anthropology Building, Room 130 – 19 Russell Street, University of Toronto


Tuesday, October 24, 2017 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Christopher Watts, Anthropology Department, University of Waterloo

Face to face with Iroquoian animal effigy pipes

Location: Anthropology Building, Room 130 – 19 Russell Street, University of Toronto


Tuesday, November 28, 2017 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Gerald P. Schaus, Emeritus Prof in the Faculty of Arts, Wilfrid Laurier University

Ancient Stymphalos: Bigger Problems than Herakles’ Birds!

Location: Anthropology Building, Room 130 – 19 Russell Street, University of Toronto


Tuesday, February 27, 2018 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Craig N. Cipolla, Royal Ontario Museum

 Vikings: The Exhibition

Location: Anthropology Building, Room 130 – 19 Russell Street, University of Toronto


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Aleydis Van de Moortel, University of tennessee at Knoxville, The AIA 2017-2018 Richard Steffy Lecturer

Shipbuilding and Seafaring in the Bronze Age Aegean, and the Role of the East Aegean

Location: Anthropology Building, Room 130 – 19 Russell Street, University of Toronto


Tuesday, April 24, 2018 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Maggie Popkin, Robson Assistant Professor of Art History, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland Ohio

Object Memory: Souvenirs and Memorabilia in the Roman Empire

Location: Anthropology Building, Room 130 – 19 Russell Street, University of Toronto


 To be followed by our annual AIA Members’ Banquet