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Final lecture explores the tomb of Maya queen K’abel on April 6

Please join us for the final lecture of our 2016-2017 lecture series. On Thursday, April 6 at 7:00pm in the Folk Hall Auditorium at the University of Akron, Dr. Olivia Navarro-Farr of The College of Wooster will present a talk … Continue reading

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Upcoming lecture on Neolithic Albania

The second of our Spring 2017 lecturers will be presented on Thursday, March 9 at 7:00pm in the Folk Hall Auditorium of the University of Akron. The talk entitled “Wetlands and Early Farmers in Europe: The Southern Albania Neolithic Archaeological Project” … Continue reading

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“Sacrifice, Diet, and Status: The Royal Cemetery at Ur” lecture on February 2

The exciting opening lecture in our Spring 2017 lecture series will be presented by Dr. Tina Greenfield of the University of Manitoba on February 2 at 7:30pm in the Folk Hall Auditorium at the University of Akron. Her lecture reports … Continue reading

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Empires and Water in the Ancient Near East

Please join us for the last of our fall lecture series when Dr. Mehrnoush Soroush (University of Akron) presents her recent research on “Empires and Water Management in the Cradle of Civilization” on Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. The talk … Continue reading

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Silberman Archaeology Lecture, Monday October 24

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Democracy, Ancient and Modern!

A roundtable discussion “The Idea of Democracy, A 2,600-year-old Experiment: Success or Failure?” Thursday, September 29, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Duke Auditorium, Olin Hall, Room 124 The eve of the 2016 presidential election is an appropriate time to consider the “Big … Continue reading

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Come hear about Bog Bodies! May 24, 6:00-7:30pm.

Here is one for your summer calendar: an upcoming event at the Akron-Summit County Public Library about a recent popular real-life thriller all about ancient “bog bodies” written by Miranda Aldhouse-Green. The discussion will be led by University of Akron archaeology student Joshua … Continue reading

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Wallrodt talk

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Digital Humanities lecture on March 10th.

I am pleased to announce our next spring lecture on Thursday, March 10, 2016 at 7:00pm in the Folk Hall Auditorium at the University of Akron. Our speaker is John Wallrodt, a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Classics at … Continue reading

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Shott talk.

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