Archaeological Institute of America

Portland, Oregon

(Updated 2016)


Lectures for 2016-17 will be announced in August or early September

Please join us for the following illustrated lectures for the 2015-16 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, 2015 - 2016

October 16th, 2015 - Friday 7:30 pm
Stephanie Dalley, University of Oxford
“Hanging Gardens of Babylon”
Room 190, School of Business, PSU

November 20th, 2015 - Friday 7:30 pm
Kevin Dicus, University of Oregon
“Pompeii Beyond the “Snapshot”: Tracing the Occupational History of an Ancient Roman City”
Room 190, School of Business, PSU
January 15th, 2016 - Friday 7:30 pm

Thomas Landvatter, Reed College
"Death, Burial, and the Egyptian Past at Graeco-Roman Abydos"
Room 190, School of Business, PSU
April 1st, 2016 - Friday 7:30 pm

Christine Atiyeh, Kutztown University
"Carthage Re-imagined: the archives of Father Alfred Louis Delattre and the Missionaries of Africa at Carthage (1870-1970)”
Room 190, School of Business, PSU
Nomination of 2016-17 AIA officers

April 29th, 2016 - Friday 7:30 pm
Tess Davis, University of Glasgow
“Islamic State and Palmyra”
Room 190, School of Business, PSU
Election of 2016-17 AIA officers

Again, for ADA accommodations at lectures, or any other questions, please contact me at [email protected] All AIA events are free and open to the public. Free parking is available in the PSU parking structures after 5 pm on Fridays; there’s a parking structure on 6th Ave right next door to the lecture hall. We’re delighted to have all of you as members, and hope to see you often throughout the year. Please email me at [email protected] to get added to our email list. Or, you can check our website at, or follow us on Facebook (Portland Society, Archaeological Institute of America).

Karen Carr, History
Portland State University

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