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