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East Tennessee Society/AIA Lecture Schedule for 2021-2022

Due to COVID-19, all but one of the fall lectures will be held at 6:00 PM online via Zoom Webinar; we have not yet decided about the spring lectures. Registration is required for Webinars. Registration information will be sent to AIA members and friends prior to each event. To register and for more information, please contact Dr. Stephen Collins-Elliott at

Fall 2021

  • September 23
    University of Tennessee Student Fieldwork Night

  • October 7
    Thomas Strasser, Providence College, “Stone Age Mariners in the Aegean: Seafaring during the Ice Age,” Fifteenth Harry C. Rutledge Memorial Lecture in Archaeology.
    This lecture will take place at 6 pm in the auditorium of the McClung Museum (UTK campus), and it will be webcast simultaneously
    Extra classroom talk: “The Flotilla Fresco from Akrotiri” (CLAS 445, 9:50-11:05 am, 1101B McClung Tower, UTK campus)

  • October 21
    David Mixter, SUNY Binghamton, “Surviving the Maya Collapse at Actuncan, Belize.”
    AIA Lecturer

Spring 2022

  • February 8
    Alice B. Kehoe, Marquette University,
    “Across the Ocean Blue: Evidence for Precolumbian Voyages and Contacts.” AIA Lecturer.

  • March 3
    Jeff Chapman, McClung Museum Director Emeritus
    “The Tellico Archaeological Project: a 40th Anniversary Retrospective.”

  • April 26
    J. Tristan Barnes, Department of Classics, UTK
    “Written in the Stars: Practical Astronomy in Ancient Greece.”

  • Previous Lectures: 2020-2021 | 2019-2020 | 2018-2019 | 2017-2018 | 2016-2017 | 2015-2016 | 2014-2015

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