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Please Join Us for These 2016-17 Programs

Unless otherwise indicated, all programs will be held at the DeNault Auditorium in Grimm Hall, Concordia University, 1530 Concordia West, Irvine, CA (click here for directions and information about the next program).

September 17, 2016

Garden Party, 2 - 5 PM at 2046 North Flower Street, Santa Ana, CA. See the announcement on the AIA-OC Home Page.

How Midas earned the epithet, the "King with the Golden Touch”
  • Brian Rose, Ph.D., Pritchard Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania
September 18, 2016

25 years of excavation and analysis of Troy
  • Brian Rose, Ph.D., Pritchard Professor of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania
October 15, 2016

International Archaeology Day, Joint lecture with the American Research Center in Egypt (ARCE) at the Bowers Museum, Santa Ana, CA

Faunal Remains from the Predynastic Settlement at al-Mahasna Revisited

  • Dr. David Anderson, Professor, University of Wisconsin La Crosse
November 6, 2016  

Results of a summer’s work in the Turicato Sierra of Mexico

  • Cinthia Marlene Campos, 2016 AIA-OC grant winner
January 8, 2017

Results of a summer’s work in the Chincha Valley of Peru 
  • Jacob Bongers, 2016 AIA-OC grant winner
February 12, 2017

Excavation in Cástulo, Spain

  • Justin Walsh, Associate Professor of Art History and Archaeology, Chapman University
March, 2017

Program details not yet available

  • Speaker details not yet available
April 23, 2017

The controversy over the proposed construction of the large astronomical telescopes on Mauna Kea in Hawaii

  • Peter Mills, Professor of Anthropology, University of Hawaii, Hilo
May 23, 2017

The use of experimental archaeology to explore the crafting and use of mysterious crescent shaped stone objects found on the Channel Islands of California
  • Kevin Smith,  Ph.D. candidate, University of California, Davis


Prior year lecture schedules: 2015-16 2014-15 2013-14 2012-13


For additional information regarding the AIA-Orange County, Inc. 2016-17 program contact Dr. Jim Lancaster at LJAMES1@ix.netcom.com