Archaeological Institute of America

Portland, Oregon

(Updated October 2013)


Please join us for the following illustrated lectures for the 2013-14 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
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, 2013 - 2014

November 8th, 2013 - Friday 7:30 pm - School of Business Auditorium PSU
M. Dores Cruz, University of Denver
“Sites, ancestors and trees: landscapes of historical archaeology in Southern Mozambique”

January 17th, 2014 - Friday 7:30 pm - School of Business Auditorium PSU
Marie-Henriette Gates, Bilkent University, Turkey (Joukowsky Lecturer)
"Reflections from a Middle Eastern Archaeological Diary"

February 28th, 2014 - Friday 7:30 pm - School of Business Auditorium PSU
Andrew Goldman, Gonzaga University
“From Phrygian Capital to Roman Fort: Recent Excavations at Gordion (Turkey)”

April 11, 2014 - Friday 7:30 pm - School of Business Auditorium PSU
Matthew Trundle, University of Auckland
"The Sanctuary of Poseidon at Isthmia 1000 BC – AD 500"
Nomination of 2010-11 AIA officers

May 9th, 2014 - Friday 7:30 pm - School of Business Auditorium PSU
Virginia Closs, Reed College
“Great Fire of 64: Leadership, Disaster, and Commemoration in the Urban Landscape of Early Imperial Rome.”
Election of 2012-2013 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

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)

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