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Anthropologist kicks off archeology lectures

Posted by admin on Sep 16th, 2010 and filed under Briefs. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

A University of Toronto anthropologist will kick off this year’s Public Lecture Series on Archeology at Brock.

Ed Swenson

Ed Swenson

Ed Swensen will give a lecture on ancient Peru. His talk is titled “Reassessing Archeological Approaches to Power: The Politics of Gender, Sacrifice, and Feasting among the Moche of Ancient Peru (AD 500-800).” His talk, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 19, is the first in a series of free, public lectures sponsored by the Niagara Peninsula Society of the Archeological Institute of America.

The lectures will be Sundays at 3 p.m. in Academic South 215. For more information, visit the Niagara AIA or call 905-688-5550 x3575.

Here is a schedule of forthcoming events:

Oct. 3 — Michael Hoff, University of Nebraska-Lincoln (Russell Lecturer)
“Lord Elgin and the Parthenon Marbles: Two Hundred Years of Controversy”

Nov. 14 — Miles McCallum, St Mary’s University
“The Pot Industry at Pompeii: A Review of the Evidence”

Dec. 5 — R. Scott Moore, Indiana University of Pennsylvania (Parks Memorial Lecture)
“Pyla-Koutsopetria: Investigating a Harbor Town”

Jan. 23 — Fanny Dolansky, Brock University
“Before Barbie: Girls and Dolls in the Roman World”

Feb. 13 — Gerry Schaus, Wilfrid Laurier University
“Gods and Stone Pillars at Stymphalos in Arcadia”

March – BUAS Symposium (date and theme TBA)

April 3 — April Nowell, University of Victoria
“The Last Neanderthals”

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