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)

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

Thursday, February 8 – Christopher 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 Marie Style pottery in Minoan Crete”

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