We are later than usual in announcing our 2020-2021 lecture schedule but excited about our first-ever line-up of live online webinars, co-sponsored by the University of Richmond Department of Classical Studies. For all but the first lecture, which will be hosted by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, the UR Zoom webinar registration link will be posted here and sent to our email list one week before the lecture.

Sunday, October 25, 2:30 pm
Robert Ritner (University of Chicago), “Re-Membering Osiris: Overcoming Death in Ancient Egypt” (co-sponsored with the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in connection with the Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities exhibition). Register here.

Thursday, November 12, 6 pm
Patty Gerstenblith (DePaul University), “Preserving the Past: Archaeological Heritage, the Art Market and Conflict in the Middle East” (Nancy Wilkie Lectureship in Archaeological Heritage)

Thursday, December 3, 6 pm
Peter Schertz (Jack and Mary Ann Frable Curator of Ancient Art at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts), Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities at VMFA”

Thursday, February 11, 6 pm
Hilary Becker (Binghamton University), “The Iconography of a Life in Arms: The Etruscan Soldier at War, at Home, and at the Tomb” (Ferdinando and Sarah Cinelli Lecture in Etruscan and Italic Archaeology)

Thursday, March 18, 6 pm
Jeremy Pope (The College of William and Mary), “Nubian Queen: How an Ancient African Kingdom Became a Symbol of Feminine Power and Vice Versa”

Thursday, April 15, 6 pm
Melinda Yang (University of Richmond), “Using ancient DNA to study human history – perspectives on East Asia”

Details for our annual May event will be determined in March or April.