Tuesday, March 4, Eric Cline (George Washington U), "1177 BC - The Year Civilization Collapsed." Part of the Langford series on Disasters in Antiquity. William Johnston Building Room 2005, 6 pm.
Monday, April 7, Archaeological Institute of America lecture, Hrvoje Potrebica (University of Zagreb), "Burial Mounds: Landscapes of Continuity and Transformation," 8:00 p.m, 249 Fine Arts Building.
Thursday, April 17, Tom Martin. Part of the Langford series on Disasters in Antiquity. Details TBA.
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Eric Cline to deliver Langford Lecture on 1177 BC: The Year Civilization Collapsed
Dr. Eric H. Cline will deliver the third Langford Lecture on Disasters in Antiquity on Tuesday, March 4th, at 6:00 pm, in WJB [William Johnston Building] 2005. His talk, entitled "1177 B.C. The Year Civilization Collapsed," is based on his forthcoming book from Princeton University Press.