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.

2016-2017 Lecture Schedule

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Vinum, Vidi, Vici: Wine, Culture, and Colonialism in Ancient Gaul
Professor Michael Dietler
University of Chicago

Tuesday, October 25, 2016
The Three Phases of the Etruscan Palace of Poggio Civitate
Professor Anthony Tuck
University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Professor John P. Staeck
College of DuPage

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Climates of Change: the Bioarchaeology of Central European Populations from the Late Antique to the Early Modern Period
Professor Leslie Williams
Beloit College

Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Between East and West at the End of Antiquity: the Marzamemi Shipwreck
Professor Justin Leidwanger
Stanford University



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