Past AIA Events

Archaeological Institute of America

All lectures are co-sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America, Pittsburgh Society, and the University of Pittsburgh Department of Classics

Thursday, November 9, 2017

"Roman Religion, Pisidian Practice: Votive ‘Rock-Art’ in Southwest Anatolia"

Dr. Tyler Jo Smith, University of Virginia

5:15 PM, 342 Cathedral of Learning



Thursday, March 23, 2017

Cinelli Lecture: "The Earliest Gateway of Rome. Recent work at Sant' Omobono in the Forum Boarium"

Dr. Nicola Terrenato, AIA Cinelli Lecturer and Ester B. Van Deman Professor of Roman Studies, University of Michigan

4:30 PM, 204 Cathedral of Learning



Thursday, October 27, 2016

Joukowsky Lecture: "The Tsountas House Shrine: Early Greek Religion and the cult Center at Mycenae"

Dr. Kim Shelton, Director of the Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology, University of California, Berkeley

4:30 PM, 304 Cathedral of Learning



Thursday, April 7, 2016

"Kings and Tablemates: The Political Role of Comrade Associations in Archaic Rome and Etruria"

Dr. Daniele Maras, Pontificia Accademia Romana di Archeologia

4:30 PM, 107 Lawrence Hall



Thursday, October 22, 2015

"War and Wine: Archaeological Contributions to Ancient Greek Military History"

Dr. Mark Lawall, University of Manitoba

4:00 PM, 221 Cathedral of Learning



Monday, March 30, 2015

"Divine Supervision Required: Protecting the Loom in Classical and Hellenistic Sicily"

Dr. Randall Souza, Duquesne University

4:30 PM, 1700 Wesley Posvar Hall



Wednesday, March 18, 2015

"The Dining Gaul (and His Phrygian Dishes)"

Dr. Shannan Stewart, AIA Lecturer

4:30 PM, 1500 Wesley Posvar Hall



Thursday, October 2, 2014

"The Diplomat, the Dealer and the Digger".

Yannis Galanakis, University of Cambridge

4:30 PM, 125 Frick Fine Arts Building



Thursday, October 24, 2013

"Pet Animals in Roman Antiquity: Reconstructions from Archaeological Evidence"

Michael MacKinnon, Professor of Anthropology, University of Winnipeg

4:30 PM, 3415 Wesley William Posvar Hall



Wednesday, April 10, 2013

"Christian Destruction and Desecration of Images of Classical Antiquity"

John Polini, Professor of Classical Art and Archaeology, Department of Art History, University of Southern California

4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 335



Tuesday, January 22, 2013

"From Pastoral Nomads to Policemen: Ethnicity and Identity of the Medjay in Ancient Egypt"

Kate Liszka, Cotsen Postdoctoral Fellow in the Society of Fellows in the Liberal Arts at Princeton University

4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 249



Wednesday, October 3, 2012

"Archaelogist Spies: the Truth behind the Myth "

Susan Heuck Allen, Visiting Scholar, Brown University

4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 213



Tuesday, February 7, 2012

"Security in the Greek House "

Barbara Tsakirgis, Associate Professor of Classics and Art History, Department of Classical Studies, Vanderbilt University

4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 335



Tuesday, November 1, 2011

"From the Parthenon to Wall Street: Greece, Rome and the Classically Inspired Architecture of the USA "

Elizabeth Macaulay-Lewis, Wolfson College, Oxford University

4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 306



Tuesday, March 22, 2011

"De Arte Gladiatoria: Recovering Gladiatorial Tactics from Artistic Sources "

Steven Tuck, Associate Professor of Classics and the History of Art, Miami University

4:30 PM, Frick Fine Arts 202



Tuesday, October 5, 2010

"Magic and Religion in Ancient Corinth "

Ronald Stroud, Norton Lecturer, University of California at Berkeley

4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 252



Wednesday, February 17, 2010

"The Mosaic of the Birth of Helen and the Dioscuries from Leptiminus"

Nejib ben Lazreg, Researcher and Curator, Institut National du Patrimoine, Tunisia

4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 208A



Thursday, November 19, 2009

"Recent Work on Carthage"

Mark W. Graham, Assistant Professor of History, Grove City College

4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 244A



Wednesday, October 21, 2009

"Sacred Law, Sacred Money: The Problem of Authority in the Early Greek Polis "

Jeremy McInerney, Davidson Kennedy Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania

4:30 PM, Cathedral of Learning 306