Lectures/Events

2018/19 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 2018-2019 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 25, 2018 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Edward Swenson, Department of Anthropology, University of Toronto, Director of the UofT Archaeology Centre

Ideologies of Gender and Empire in the Andean Middle Horizon (AD 650-900): A view from the Jequetepeque Valley, Peru

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


Tuesday, October 23, 2018 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Sheila Campbell, Professor Emerita, Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies, Toronto

From Paganism to Christianity at Roman Anemurium

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


Tuesday, November 27, 2018 – 6:00 pm

Ms. Dena Doroszenko, Ontario Heritage Trust

Pills and Potions at the Niagara Apothecary

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


Tuesday, February 26, 2019 – 6:00 pm

Dr. David Jongevaard, Royal Ontario Museum

Buddhist Sculpture of Gandhara

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


Tuesday, March 26, 2019 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Jordan Karsten, University of Wisconsin, The AIA 2018-2019 Manton Lecturer

Bones and Borscht: How Neolithic Human Remains from Ukraine are Enabling the Reconstruction of  European Population History and our Understanding of Ancient Warfare

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


Tuesday, April 23, 2019 – 6:00 pm

Dr. Heather Sharpe, West Chester University of Pennsylvania

The Art of Wine Flinging: Kylix and Kottabos at the Greek Symposium

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

 To be followed by our annual AIA Members’ Banquet