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Lecture Schedule for 2016-2017

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 20, 2016 at 7:15 pm
    Tim Baumann, McClung Museum, and Charles Faulkner, Dept. of Anthropology, UT
    "Knoxville Unearthed: Archaeology in the Heart of the Valley."
  • Thursday, October 13, 2016
    Nancy de Grummond, Florida State University
    "Etruscan Human Sacrifice in Myth and Ritual."
    Tenth Harry C. Rutledge Memorial Lecture in Archaeology
    • Extra class workshop
      "Printing Ancient Ceramics in 3-D for the Museum, the Classroom and Research,"
      Oct. 13. Time/location TBA.
  • Thursday, November 10, 2016
    David Anderson, Dept. of Anthropology, UT
    "Early Human Settlement in the Americas."
  • Thursday, January 19, 2017
    Nicholas Blackwell, North Carolina State University
    "The Lion Gate Relief and Treasury of Atreus at Mycenae: New Evidence for Shared Technology in Bronze Age Stone Working."
    Haines-Morris Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Classics, UT.
    • Extra class seminar
      Clas/Anth 442, "Copper Resources, Trade and Bronze Working in the Bronze Age
      Aegean and eastern Mediterranean." Jan. 19, 2:10-3:25. Location TBA.
  • Tuesday, February 7, 2017
    Bjørn Lovén, Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen
    "The Ancient Athenian Naval Bases in the Piraeus--The Backbone of the World's First Democracy."
    Samuel H. Kress Lecture, AIA.
    • Extra class seminar
      "At the Crossroad of the Ancient World: Lechaion--The Main Harbor of Ancient
      Corinth." Feb. 7, 12:40-1:55pm in HSS 203 (CLAS 381).
  • Tuesday February 21.
    Bob Brier, Long Island University/LIU Post, “Mummification in Ancient Egypt,” in conjunction with the exhibit, “Divine Felines: Cats of Ancient Egypt” Organized by McClung Museum.
  • Tuesday, March 21, 2017
    Irving Finkel, British Museum
    "The Ark Before Noah."
    Charles Eliot Norton Lecture, AIA.
  • Tuesday, April 11, 2017
    Stephen Collins-Elliott, Dept. of Classics, UT"Going West: The 2016 Pilot Season of the Project, 'Gardens of the Hesperides: The Rural Archaeology of the Loukkos Valley' (INSAP-UT) in Northern Morocco."

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