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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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Successful roundtable on Archaeology, ISIS, and World Heritage.

On October 29, the AIA Akron-Kent Society and Muslim Students Association co-sponsored a very successful roundtable discussion on archaeology, ISIS, and the destruction of world heritage. Four presenters offered perspectives from different perspectives. Lawyer Larry Tucker (above, right) explained the … Continue reading

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Fall membership discounts – it’s a great time to join.

The AIA is now offering membership discounts through the end of the year – $10 off on annual dues, which includes six copies of Archaeology magazine. So, a regular membership is now $60. Students, K-12 educators, and active duty military personnel … Continue reading

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Coverage of the Sumerian Beer Feast on NPR

NPR’s Vivian Goodman at WKSU-FM has just released a short audio piece covering our Sumerian Beer Feast on her “Quick Bites” program. It will play several times today. You can also hear the audio on Facebook at: http://www.wksu.org/news/story/44681. Thanks for … Continue reading

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Upcoming event on ISIS and archaeology.

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A Successful Fundraiser.

“I will summon brewers and cupbearers To serve us floods of beer and keep it passing round! What pleasure! What delight! Blissfully to take it in, To sing jubilantly of this noble liquor, Our hearts enchanted and our souls radiant!” … Continue reading

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The benefits of membership.

One of the benefits of being a member of the Akron-Kent Society of the AIA was a free tour and tasting at the Thirsty Dog Brewery on Grant Street in Akron which we enjoyed yesterday evening (Oct. 6). Our guide, … Continue reading

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Archaeological perspectives on ancient (and modern) beer.

On Friday, October 2, the AIA hosted the first of our fall lecture series at the Folk Hall Auditorium on the University of Akron campus. A group of 70 AIA members, students, faculty, and community members gathered for a energetic … Continue reading

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In the news.

Our week-long fundraiser has caught the attention of Rick Armon from the Akron-Beacon Journal. Rick gave the fundraiser a nice plug in The Beer Blog. Here is the link to the coverage of the AIA events. If you like beer, … Continue reading

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