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Lecture Schedule for 2014-2015

All lectures are illustrated, and all are FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. They are held at 7:30 pm in the auditorium of the Frank H. McClung Museum, unless otherwise noted. A reception will follow each.

  • Tuesday, September 16, 2014
    JP Dessel
    Department. of History
    University of Tennessee, Knoxvile
    " The Changing Face of Tell Tayinat: The Assyrian Remaking of a Luwian Landmark"

  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014
    Kenneth Harl
    Tulane University
    "Make Haste Slowly: Constantine, the Coinage, and the Conversion." AIA lecturer.

  • Tuesday, November 11, 2014
    Jan Simek
    Department of Anthropology
    University of Tennessee, Knoxvile
    "The Early Mississippian Cave Art of Picture Cave, Missouri."

  • Tuesday, January 27, 2015
    Donald Haggis
    University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
    "Recent Excavations of an Early Greek City in Eastern Crete"
    • Extra class seminar: Clas/Anth 443
      "Recent Excavations at Azoria and Some Problems Regarding Urbanization in the Archaic Aegean."
      Time and place TBA
      Haines-Morris Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Classics

  • Tuesday, February 10, 2015
    Aleydis Van de Moortel
    Department of Classics
    University of Tennessee, Knoxvile
    "The Middle Bronze Age Boat from Mitrou: What We Have Learned from the Oldest Seagoing Boat in the Mediterranean"

  • Tuesday, March 3, 2015
    Martha Wiley
    Cumberland Gap National Historical Park
    Title TBA

  • Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    Sinclair Bell
    Northern Illinois University
    "Chariot Racing in Roman Society."  AIA lecturer

  • Tuesday, April 14, 2015
    Jean-Pierre Brun
    Collège de France
    "Pompeii Beyond the Clichés: Historic Development and Economic Activities."
    Eighth Rutledge Archaeology Lecture
    • Extra class seminar: Clas/Anth 444
      "Gold, Granite and Luxury Trade: Excavations of Gold Mines, Imperial Quarries, Roman Forts and Ports in the Eastern Desert of Egypt."
      Time and  place TB
      Haines-Morris Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Classics

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