Archaeological Institute of America

Portland, Oregon

(Updated 2015)


Please join us for the following illustrated lectures for the 2014-15 academic year.
All AIA lectures are free and open to the public.
Parking is free in the Portland State parking garages after 5 pm on Fridays.
For ADA accommodations or to receive an email reminder for upcoming lectures,
please e-mail Karen Carr at [email protected].
We appreciate our members! Your support helps bring lectures to our local society. Please remember to
renew your membership to keep up with all the news in Archaeology magazine and other AIA publications.

Calendar of Events, 2014 - 2015

Note date and time change for Noah Kaye lecture!

Friday, October 24th, 2014 7:30 pm

School of Business Auditorium PSU
Thomas Howe, Southwestern University
“The Garden of Flora: New Discoveries at the Roman Seaside Villas of Stabiae near Pompeii”

Friday, November 7th, 2014 7:30 pm

School of Business Administration PSU
Ellen Millender, Reed College
"Classical Sparta and the Spectacle of Hoplite Warfare."

Friday, January 16th, 2014 7:30 pm

School of Business Auditorium PSU
Alexander Mazarakis Ainian, University of Thessaly (Kress Lecturer)
""Sacred Houses" in Early Iron Age Greece?"

Sunday, March 1st, 2015 4:00 pm
School of Business Auditorium PSU
Noah Kaye, University of Oregon
“The Roman Temple Complex at Omrit: Augustus, Herod the Great, and the Hellenistic Golan.”

March 20-21 (Friday and Saturday)

Classical Association of the Pacific NW Conference
Reed College (There is a registration fee to attend)
How to register for the conference
Keynote speaker: Professor Anastasia-Erasmia Peponi, Stanford University
“Grasping Beauty: Pleasure, Cognition, and the Ancient Viewer.”

Friday, April 17th, 2015 7:30 pm

School of Business Auditorium PSU
Karen Carr, Portland State University
“Swimming and the Silk Road”
Nomination of 2015-16 AIA officers

Friday, May 15th, 2015 7:30 pm

School of Business Auditorium PSU
Sarah Sterling, Portland State University
“Pottery from Ancient Egypt”
Election of 2015-16 AIA officers

All lectures will again be in the School of Business, which is just across Broadway from Smith Center. Here's a map.

I am sorry to say that we will no longer be having dinners before the lectures. Please feel free to come up and meet the lecturers after each lecture. All AIA events are free and open to the public.

We will be sending reminders of upcoming lectures only by e-mail. Please let us know if you are not on our e-mail list and wish to be added by writing to [email protected].

As always, you can also continue to check this website for updates.

Many thanks to Portland State University for allowing us to use its mailing address.

Portland State Department of History home page

Classical Association of the Pacific Northwest (CAPN)

ARCE-Oregon Chapter (Egyptian archaeology lectures not affiliated with the AIA or with PSU)

Oregon Archaeological Association

Archaeological Institute of America Home Page

Salem, OR chapter of the AIA

For more information, contact us by e-mail(Karen Carr), or by mail at the following address:

AIA Society

History Department
Portland State University
P.O. Box 751
Portland, OR 97207-0751
FAX (503) 725-3953