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. 8 – Morag Kersel (DePaul University), “The Politics of Public Display: Museums, Artifacts from the Holy Land, and the Public Trust” (Martha Sharp Joukowsky Lecture)
Thurs., Feb. 14 – Terry 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 21 – Elif Ünlü (Boğaziçi University), “After the Collapse: Tarsus-Gözlükule in the Late Bronze Age”
Thurs., April 11 – Deborah 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.