Lectures will be held at 6 pm in Jepson Hall, Room 118, The University of Richmond, unless marked (*). Lectures are free and open to the public.

*Thurs., October 18, 6 pm – “Socrates on Death Row” movie in the Dome Theater at the Science Museum of Virginia, with introduction and Q&A discussion with filmmakers (Robert Garland and Joseph Eakin, Colgate University). Admission will be free, but space is limited so tickets will be required.

*Sat., October 20 – International Archaeology Day – We will join Friends of East End in the volunteer effort to reclaim and restore East End Cemetery, a historic African American burial ground in Henrico County. The work day will begin at 9 am, and volunteers usually stay until noon, but you may join us at any time. Wear long pants, long sleeves, and sturdy shoes. Gloves and tools will be provided.

Thurs., Nov. 8Morag Kersel (DePaul University), “The Politics of Public Display: Museums, Artifacts from the Holy Land, and the Public Trust” (Martha Sharp Joukowsky Lecture)

Thurs., Feb. 14Terry Brock (Senior Research Archaeologist at The Montpelier Foundation), “Exploring the Montpelier South Yard: Archaeology, Slavery, and Public Engagement at James Madison’s Montpelier”

Thurs., March 21Elif Ünlü (Boğaziçi University), “After the Collapse: Tarsus-Gözlükule in the Late Bronze Age”

Thurs., April 11Deborah Carlson (Texas A&M University), “The Tektaş Burnu Shipwreck: Shedding New Light on Classical Ionia”

*Thurs., May 9, International Center Commons, 6 pm – annual spring banquet with presentation of documentary film on ancient Ethiopian churches by Tim Reid (actor and filmmaker, Tim Reid Productions). Tickets will be required.