The Archaeological Conservancy's

2021 Fall Virtual Lecture Series

See a listing of our upcoming Fall lectures below.  We have recently added new lectures for October and November.  Keep scrolling to see the latest schedule.

🌼 Click here to watch recordings of our Spring lectures.

Sept 23 | The Gault Site and the Peopling of the Americas

Presented by | Dr. D. Clark Wernecke, Executive Director, The Gault School of Archaeological Research

For our first of our lecture series, Dr. Wernecke will discuss how new data challenges the inconsistent hypotheses regarding the peopling of the Americas. The Gault Site is a Conservancy preserve located in Central Texas that is important contributor to these discussions.

Click here to watch the recorded lecture.

Oct 7 | Archaeology at Lyon’s Bluff: Past, Present, and Future

Presented by | Dr. Evan Peacock, Director Emeritus at The Cobb Institute of Archaeology at Mississippi State University

On Oct. 7, Dr. Peacock will discuss what archaeological research reveals about Lyon’s Bluff, a Conservancy preserve that was once the site of an Indigenous agricultural village from around 1200 to 1650 AD in the Black Prairie of Mississippi.

Click here to watch the recorded lecture.

Oct 28 | The Curious Case of Colorado Cannibal Alferd Packer

Presented by | Dr. Erin Baxter, Curator of Archaeology at the Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Join us for a special Halloween edition of our Virtual Lecture series on Oct. 28, as Dr. Baxter explores the famous case of Colorado cannibal Alferd Packer through historical information, new archaeological data, and experimental archaeology.

Click here to learn more.

Nov 18 | The Moon’s Tears Fell on Cahokia

Presented by | Dr. Tim R. Pauketat, Director of the Illinois State Archaeological Survey, Illinois State Archaeologist, and a professor of Anthropology and Medieval Studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

On Nov. 18, Dr. Pauketat will discuss what archaeology reveals about the rise and fall of the Cahokia culture with an exploration of sites like Trempealeau in Wisconsin, the Emerald Acropolis in Illinois, and the great earthen pyramid of Cahokia itself.

Click here to learn more.

You can watch recordings of our 2020 Virtual Lectures Series here.
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