Join us for free, fascinating lectures delivered by leaders in the world of archaeology and allied fields. Lectures are designed for general audiences and anyone interested in recent archaeological discoveries and theories.
Lectures begin at 7:30pm at the Burpee Museum (map), 737 North Main Street, Rockford, IL.

2019-2020 Lecture Schedule

Tuesday, October 1, 2019
Going Batty in the Land of the Submerged Crocodile: The Ancient Maya of Ka'kabish, Belize
Professor Kerry L. Sagebiel
Northern Illinois University


Tuesday, October 29, 2019
Light the Beacons: Investigating Fortress Landscapes in Armenia
Professor Tiffany Earley-Spandoni
University of Central Florida

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Go West Young Man: The Norse Westward Expansion
Professor Marcy Prchal
University of Illinois

Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Villa Magna: An Imperial Villa and its Workers
Professor Margaret Andrews
University of Chicago

Tuesday, April 21, 2020
Castle Craig: Classicist to the Rescue
Professor Connie Rodriguez, Emerita
Loyola University New Orleans

Society Lectures