Due to concerns about the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), our lecture series is suspended until further notice.

Dallas-Fort Worth Society of the Archaeological Institute of America

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The AIA promotes archaeological inquiry and public understanding of the material record of the human past to foster an appreciation of diverse cultures and our shared humanity. The Dallas-Fort Worth Society is a 501(c)(3) public charity supporting ethical archaeological research and its dissemination in the North Texas region. Join the AIA today, or show your support by donating to the DFW Society.

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2019-2020 Lecture Series

All lectures begin at 7pm and are free and open to the public. Please also join us for a no-host dinner following the lectures.


October 3       Martin Gallagher (UNT)

‘Recent Discoveries and New Methodologies in Classical Archaeology'

UNT (122 Wooten Hall–parking available with the ParkMobile app)


October 24      Andrea Berlin (Boston)

‘At Home on Board: the Kyrenia Ship and the Goods of its Crew’

SMU (306 Dallas Hall—free parking after 5pm)


November 15      Colleen Zori (Baylor)

'Landscapes of Life and Death at San Giuliano (Central Italy)'

SMU (306 Dallas Hall—free parking after 5pm)


January 30      Timmy Gambin (Malta)

'The Phoenician Shipwreck off Gozo - an Iron Age trader in the Central Mediterranean' Abstract

SMU (131 Dedman Life Sciences building—free parking after 5pm)


February 20      Stephanie Langin-Hooper (SMU)

'From Ohio to Turkey: The Inside Story of Repatriating 12 Roman Mosaic Fragments' Abstract

SMU (131 Dedman Life Sciences building—free parking after 5pm)


March 5       DMA lecture
(free for students and AIA members):

Thomas Garrison (Ithaca College)

‘Pixels and Prehistory: Digital Technologies and the Ancient Maya'

Dallas Museum of Art


CANCELLED      Kim Shelton (Berkeley)

'Ancestors, Warriors, Looters: Aidonia and the TAPHOS Project'


20 April      Nikolaus Overtoom (Washington St)

'Rome Fails in the East: The Enduring Legacy of Parthia

UNT (Room to be announced)


AIA Executive Committee 2019-20

Contact us: we warmly welcome your feedback!

President: 

Martin Gallagher 

Vice-President: 

Marsha McCoy 

Secretary: 

Angela Burr 

Treasurer: 

Javier Lopez 

Past Presidents: 

Melissa Dowling
Karl Petruso 

At-Large Members: 

Christopher Fuhrmann
Sally Hansen (ARCE President) 



DFW Society of the Archaeological Institute of America  •  356B Dallas Hall  •  3225 University Blvd  •  SMU  •  Dallas, TX 75225