Unless otherwise noted, all events are held at
1:30 p.m. at Bowers Museum, Norma Kershaw Auditorium, Santa Ana, California (map).
Parking is $6.00 in the Museum lot.

Please check this page frequently, as our schedule is subject to change.

2016 Speaker Schedule
October 15

From Egypt before the Pharaohs to the Future of Archaeology (Part 2)
Special Program in Celebration of the International Archaeology Day

Dr. Kara Cooney, Associate Professor of Ancient Egyptian Art & Architecture
Chair of the Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures
University of California Los Angeles

Egypt before the Pharaohs:
Predynastic Cosmetic Pallets

Dr. Hans Bernard, Assistant Researcher, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology
Adjunct Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures
University of California, Los Angeles

Egypt and Beyond:
Archaeology of the Eastern Desert

Co-sponsored by Archaeological Institute of America, Orange County Society

Kate Pointer, Guest Speaker

The Future of Archaeology: New Techniques of Archaeological Technology

November 12

Dr. Renee Friedman

Topic: TBD

Sponsored by Clinton and Carol Owen

December 10

Dr. Melinda Hartwig, The Michael C. Carlos Museum at Emory University

"Every Tomb Tells a Story"

Sponsored by Debra Moore

2017 Speaker Schedule
January 14

Presentations by UCLA Students

Wepwaut : Ancient Technology: the People Who Made the Artifacts

February 11

Dr. Ellen Morris, Barnard College

Topic: TBD

March 11

Dr. Nadine Moeller, University of Chicago, Oriental Institute

Topic: TBD

May 13

Dr. Laurel Bestock, Brown University

Topic: TBD

Sponsored by Kate Liszka and Bryan Kraemer

July 8

Dr. Brett McClain, University of Chicago Oriental Institute

Topic: Field Report

October 14

Dr. Josef Wegner, University of Pennsylvania

Topic: TBD

November 11

Dr. Peter Dorman, American University of Beirut

Topic: On the early development of the Book of the Dead

Sponsored by Eva and Donat Kirsch




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