Lectures/ Events

2014-2015 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 2014-2015 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.


Wednesday, September 17, 2014 – 5:00 pm

Elizabeth Greene – Western University

Footwear and Families in a Roman Fort: The shoes of women and children at Vindolanda

 

Location: Galbraith Building Rm 303, 35 St George Street, University of Toronto

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Saturday, October 18, 2014 – 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

International Archaeology Day, Royal Ontario Museum 

For more information: Discovery Corners: International Archaeology Day


Wednesday, October 22, 2014 – 5:00 pm

Julian Whitewright, University of Southampton

Seamanship and Sailing Rigs in the Ancient Mediterranean

Location: Galbraith Building Rm 303, 35 St George Street, University of Toronto

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Wednesday, November 26, 2014 – 5:00 pm

Chen Shen, VP World Cultures and Senior Curator; Bishop White Chair of East Asian Archaeology, ROM

The Legacy of Peking Man: the Story of Human Evolution in East Asia

 

Location: Galbraith Building Rm 303, 35 St George Street, University of Toronto

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Wednesday, February 25, 2015 – 5:00 pm

Ron Williamson, Archaeological Services Inc.

 From Mastodons to Parliament: Conserving the Archaeological Past of Toronto

Location: Earth Sciences Centre ES B142, 33 Willcocks Street, University of Toronto

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Wednesday, March 25, 2015 – 5:00 pm

Marjorie Venit, University of Maryland

Egypt as a Metaphor: Decoration and the Afterlife in the Monumental Tombs of Ancient Alexandria

 

Location: Earth Sciences Centre ES B142, 33 Willcocks Street, University of Toronto

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – 5:00 pm

Jonathon Edmondson, York University

Augusta Emerita (Mérida, Spain): Monument of Imperial Power in the Roman West

 

Location: Earth Sciences Centre ES B142, 33 Willcocks Street, University of Toronto

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 To be followed by our annual AIA Member’s Banquet