Princeton Society

Archaeological Institute of america

2011-2012 program


Wednesday October 12, 2011                         James Wright, The Thompson Lecturer

6:00 p.m., East Pyne 010                                 Bryn Mawr College

                                                Master Narratives, Interpretive Strategies,

                                                and Regional Archaeology in Greece: The Case of the Nemea Valley in the NE Peloponnesos


Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011                               Richard Veit

6:00 p.m., East Pyne 010                                  Monmouth University

                                                                        "He will be a bourgeoisie American and spend his time

                                                                        making gardens": The Archaeology of Joseph

                                                                        Bonaparte's Point Breeze estate in Bordentown, NJ


Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011                                David Silverman

7:00 p.m., East Pyne 010                                  University of Pennsylvania

                                                                        Tutankhamun: Exhibiting Legend


Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2012                              Gwyn Davies

6:00 p.m.                                                          Florida International University

                                                Stamping out the Embers: the Roman sieges

                                                of Machaerus and Masada


Wednesday, March 14, 2012                           Christina Halperin                                            

6:00 p.m.                                                          Princeton University

                                                                        Circulation of Pre-Columbian Maya Art:

                                                                        An Archaeological Perspective on Trade and Identity


Wednesday, April 18, 2012                              Yannis Lolos, The Kress Lecturer

 6:00 p.m.                                                         University of Thessaly in Greece

                                                The Archaeological Exploration of Sikyon:

                                                a Comprehensive Approach to the Study of a

                                                Greek City-state


All lectures will be on the Princeton University Campus. A reception will follow each lecture. Admission is free and open to all. The rooms for the spring lectures have not yet been determined.


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