Wednesday, July 14, 2021

2021-2022 AIA events

 Our AIA events will continue as webinars for the 2021-22 season - here's what we have scheduled so far:

Thursday, November 4, 2021 at 6pm CT: Pam Crabtree on “State Formation in Anglo-Saxon England”

DESCRIPTION: This presentation explores the archaeology of Anglo-Saxon England from the end of the Roman period to the development of towns in the 8th and 9th centuries CE and the formation of the Anglo-Saxon state in the late 9th and 10th centuries.

Related recent Archaeology magazine feature

Monday, Feb 21, 2022 at 6pm CT: Morag Kersel on “Untold Stories at the Museum of the Bible. Artifacts, Provenance, and Bias in the Contact Zone”

DESCRIPTION: The exhibition of archaeological artifacts from the “Holy Land”, specifically the Dead Sea Scrolls on display at the Museum of the Bible, offers a compelling case study. The Dead Sea Scrolls as contact zone for the consideration of curatorial decision-making, visitor engagement, honesty, untold stories, and the potential for redemption at the Museum of the Bible.

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