Lectures/Events

2016/17 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 2016-2017 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 27, 2016 – 6:00 pm

Prof. Ronald J. Leprohon, Professor of Egyptology, University of Toronto

A Wall for All Seasons: The Funerary Chapel of Pahery at El Kab

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


Tuesday, October 25, 2016 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Stephen Batiuk, GRAPE: Gadachrili Gora Regional Archaeological Project Expedition

Exploring the Roots of the Vine: The History and Archaeology of the Earliest Wines

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


Tuesday, November 22, 2016 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Jacquelyn H. Clements, CLIR/Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Visual Studies in the Department of Art, University of Toronto

A Landscape of Identity: The Iconography of Autochthony in Late Fifth Century BC Athens

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


Tuesday, February 28, 2017 – 6:00 pm

Dr. William A. Fox, Adjunct Professor in Anthropology Graduate Program, Trent University

 Trade, Travel and Ceremony

Location: Bahen Centre BA1200, 40 St George St, University of Toronto


Tuesday, March 28, 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, April 25, 2017 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Alexandra Ann Carpino, Department of Comparative Cultural Studies, Northern Arizona University

A Glance in the Mirror: Reflections on Motherhood in Aristocratic Etruria

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


 To be followed by our annual AIA Members’ Banquet