Gabriel Barkay, Bar Ilan University, presents “New Discoveries in the Archaeology of Jerusalem,” Tues Oct 29 4:30 to 6:00, White Hall, 110. Co-sponsored by the Jewish Studies Program, the Department of Near Eastern Studies, and the Cornell Institute of Archaeology and Material Studies (CIAMS). Contact: email@example.com
Roald Hoffmann, “Protochemistries are the Bridge,” Physical Sciences 120, Mon Oct 21 4:40 pm. ’protochemistry [forms … ] a natural bridge between chemists and nonchemists, between chemistry and culture’. More info…
NYSAA: Brita Lorentzen (Cornell Tree-Ring Laboratory) presents “From the Forest to the Mosque: New Tree-Ring and 14C Evidence for Dating Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque and Sourcing Its Timbers,” 6:30 pm Wed Oct. 2, 208 CNS Bldg, Ithaca College. Lorentzen uses dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) and modeling of sequences of 14C dates (“wiggle-matching”) to obtain unprecedented dating precision for the al-Aqsa timbers and identify the forest area(s) from which these timbers were procured. Hosted by the New York State Archaeology Association (NYSAA, for more info, firstname.lastname@example.org.) Brita kindly gave a Cornell version of the talk Tues Oct 8 at 12:30 in the Dendro Lab.
Andrew Stewart (UC-Berkeley), “Individuality and Innovation in Greek Sculpture,” 6:00 pm Tues Oct 1, G22 Goldwin Smith Hall. Hosted by the Archaeological Institute of America. For more info, email@example.com.