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Lecture Schedule for 2015-2016

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.

  • Thursday, September 24, 2015
    Eric Cline, George Washington University
    "1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed."
    Lindsay Young Auditorium, Hodges Library, UT campus.
    • Extra class seminar
      Clas/Anth 442, "Wine, Frescoes, and Feasting: the Ongoing Excavations of the Canaanite Palace at Tel Kabri."
      Thursday, Sept. 24, 12:40 - 1:55 pm
      HSS building 206 (attached to McClung tower).

  • Tuesday, October 13, 2015
    W.Y. Adams, University of Kentucky
    "Nubia in Global Perspective."

  • Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    Gwyn Davies, Florida International University
    "The Late Roman Fort at Yotvata, Israel."
    Linda G. Feinstone Lecturer, AIA.

  • Thursday, November 12, 2015
    Anne Chapin, Brevard College
    "Dressed to Impress: Art and Haute Couture in the Aegean Bronze Age."
    Alumni Memorial Building 32
    Please note change in date and venue.
    • Extra class seminar
      Clas/Anth 442, "The Expert's Eye: Theory, Method, and Connoisseurship in Aegean Fresco Studies."
      Thursday, Nov. 12, 12:40 - 1:55 pm,
      HSS 206
      Haines-Morris Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Classics

  • Tuesday, January 19, 2016
    Tim Baumann, McClung Museum, UTK
    "Painting in the Shadows:  Prehistoric Negative Painted Pottery in Tennessee and the Eastern Woodlands."

  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016
    Charles Finney, Cave Research Foundation
    "Cave of Remembered Dreams: Recording Cultural Resources in the Cumberland Gap Cave System."

  • Tuesday, March 8, 2016
    John H. Oakley, College of William and Mary
    "Scenes from Daily Life on Athenian Vases."
    Ninth Harry C.
    Rutledge Memorial Lecture in Archaeology.
    • Extra class seminar
      Clas/Anth 443, "Athenian White-Ground Lekythoi: Masterpieces of Greek Funerary Art." Tuesday March 8, 11:10 am - 12:25 pm.
      HSS 109
      Haines-Morris Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Classics

  • Tuesday, April 5, 2016
    James J. Aimers, State University of New York, Geneseo
    "Recent Research on the Maya Collapse"
    Nadzia Borowski Lecturer, AIA.

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