Free lectures co-sponsored by the University of Richmond Department of Classical Studies

Lectures will be held at 6 pm in 118 Jepson Hall, 221 Richmond Way, Richmond, VA 23173. For directions and parking, see

Thursday, October 13 – Jack Gary (Colonial Williamsburg), “Restoring Faith: Community Archaeology and the Search for America’s Oldest Black Baptist Church” (click here for recent news coverage of the project) [POSTPONED]

Thursday, November 17 Sonia Alconini (University of Virginia), “Rethinking Andean and Amazonian Relations: The Taypi Yungas as Spaces of Encounter, Ethnogenesis and Sociopolitical Transformations”

WEDNESDAY, February 8 Chris Motz (University of Richmond), “Connecting Ecology, Economy, and Craft in the Roman Fish-Salting Industry”

Thursday, March 16 – Emilia Oddo (Tulane University), “In case of emergency, break pots: use and function of Marine Style pottery in Minoan Crete”

Thursday, April 13 – Eric Cline (George Washington University), “1177 BC Revisited: Updating the Late Bronze Age Collapse”