Silk Road, Dancing Space Mummies, Children and Funerals [Recommended Events]

11 Jan

The Archaeological Institute of America is hosting a series of events throughout the rest of the semester.  They’ve been added to our Recommended Events calendar, but here’s a bit more info now.  These look really cool, so if you go, let us know!

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Secrets of the Silk Road: Exhibition at Penn Museum, Feb 5-June 5, 2011
by Victor Mair, Professor, University of Pennsylvania
Mon. Jan. 17, 2011 (exact day TBA), 7:00 pm (6:30 pm Reception)
Sumner School (corner of 17th & M St NW; Metro: Farragut North)

Making the Mummies Dance from Space
by Dr. Sarah Parcak, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
Thursday, March 31, 2011, 7:00 pm (6:30 pm Reception)
Room TBA, The George Washington University

Children in Athenian Funerary Art
Annual Howland Lecture by Dr. John Oakley, Professor, College of William and Mary
Thurs. April 21, 2011, 7:00 pm (6:30 pm Reception)
Room TBA, The George Washington University

Dinner is a fund-raising event for DC AIA; email vfrench@american.edu to make a reservation for dinner (cost TBA) or for the lecture (free).

*All lectures are free and open to the public. For more information, email aiadcsec@gmail.com or visit
www.arthistory-archaeology.umd.edu/arthfac/mvenit/AIA/index.htm.

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