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AIA-Sponsored Lectures, 2014-15 (all on UNC campus): 

Monday September 8:        Dr. John Pearce

Kings College London (co-sponsored with UNC Classics)

"Hares, hounds, lovers and others: the iconography of bronzes and provincial culture in Roman Britain"    

5:00 PM, MU 104       

Tuesday October 28:        Dr. Bonna Wescoat

National Humanities Center/Emory University

"From the Vantage of the Victory: New Research on the Nike Monument in the Sanctuary of the Great Gods, Samothrace"

5: PM, MU 112 (note room change)


Wednesday November 19:        Dr. Christopher Whitmore    

National Humanities Center/Texas Tech

"Binchester: The Aftermath of a Roman Fort and Vicus in Northern Britain"

5:00 PM, Manning Hall 209

Thursday, January 29:        Dr. Asa Eger

University of North Carolina, Greensboro

"The Fortress of the Figs: A Fortified Waystation on the Islamic-Byzantine Frontier in Turkey"

5:00 PM,  Murphey 112   


Wed., March 18 (note date):        Dr. Helen Dixon

North Carolina State University

"Gilding the Dead: The Signifiance of Gold Funerary Adornment in Phoenician Burials"

5:00 PM    Murphey 204

Thurs., April 16               Rebecca Sweetman

University of St. Andrews

Title TBA

5 pm Murphey 118

Past lectures (2013-14)

Molly Swetnam-Burland

College of William & Mary

Egypt in Italy: Collecting the Exotic in Rome

Thursday, April 10, 2014, 5 pm Murphey 104 @ UNC-CH

Thomas Parker

North Carolina State University

The Roman Port of Aqaba and the Roman Imperial Economy

Friday, April 4, 2014, 4 PM Murphey 104 @ UNC-CH

Reception to Follow

Eric Cline 

George Washington University

Of Canaanites and Kings: The Ongoing Excavation of a Middle Bronze Age Palace at Tel Kabri, Israel

Monday February 10, 12 noon in Murphey 304 Archaeology Seminar Room

Co-sponsored by The Department of Classics, UNC

Jodi Magness

Kenan Distinguished Professor for Teaching Excellence in Early Judaism, UNC-Chapel Hill

Samson in Stone: New Discoveries at Huqoq

January 15, 5.30, 0014 Westbrook (Duke University Divinity School)

Stefano Campana (University of Siena) and Maurizio Forte (Duke University)

Envisioning Digital Archaeological Landscapes: Vulci (Italy)

November 18, Murphey 104, 5 PM Murphey 104.

Victor M. Martinez

Carolina Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Classics UNC-CH

Networks of Intoxication: Wine Consumption in Late Antique Rome

Nov. 8, 5pm, Murphey Hall 104

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