Upcoming Events

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October 7, 2018
2:00pm to 4:00pm

The Annual AIA Los Angeles County Society Fall Garden Party will be in the amphiteater
at the Fowler Museum on the UCLA campus on Sunday, October 7th from 2-4pm. After
refreshments and conversation we will move into Fowler A222 to hear reports from our two 2018
Field School Scholarship awardees: Alexander Lin and Samantha Stott both of USC. Aaron Burke
and I will both present updates on our excavations as well. Please RSVP to Kristina Reed
(kristina.s.reed@gmail.com) to reserve your place.

Fowler A222 (Seminar Room)
Kristina Reed kristina.s.reed@gmail.com
October 11, 2018
6:00pm to 8:30pm

Since our humble beginnings, human’s have created and discarded unwanted objects: garbage is a human universal, and the archaeological record is brimming with it.  Indeed, the everyday human experience – the routine domestic tasks we perform, the foods we process and eat, the goods we consume – is arguably best documented with our discards.  Rarely glorified and difficult to romanticize, trash can challenge the dominant historical narrative, give voice to those without, and complicate our understandings of quotidian behavior.  But an archaeology of trash is also situated to foster uni

Fowler A103B (Lenart Auditorium)
Tanja Hrast tanja@ioa.ucla.edu
October 20, 2018
9:00am to 5:00pm

Urban Animals Past and Present
Graduate Student Workshop and Public Lectures

Saturday October 20, 2018
UCLA La Kretz Garden

UCLA La Kretz Garden
Monica L. Smith and Pamela Yeh smith@anthro.ucla.edu & pamelayeh@ucla.edu
October 20, 2018

An Ahmanson lecture, co-sponsored by the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology and in recognition of International Archaeology Day, will be on Saturday, October 20th at 2PM at the Fowler Museum Room A222 at UCLA. David Lee, an independent scholar, will present “Pictures of the Past: Introduction to the Rock Art of Western North America”

Fowler A222 (Seminar Room)
April 28, 2019

Ahmanson lecturer, Professor Filomena Limão of the Universidade Nova de Lisboa, will give her talk, “The Late Roman Villa of Santiago da Guarda (Ansião,Portugal): Architecture and Mosaics in a living palimpsest”,  Sunday April 28th 2019, at 2PM in the Fowler Museum, Room A222 at UCLA.

Fowler A222 (Seminar Room)