Lethbridge Centre Speaker Series

2019/2020 Speaker Series:

Invited speakers present their research and knowledge to our members at the Community Room in the Lethbridge Public Library on the first Tuesday of every month unless otherwise noted.  Topics range from local archaeological projects to sites and research carried out across the globe. The meetings start at 6:30 pm with a social gathering and snacks. The business meeting and guest speaker begins at 7:00 pm.

September 11: Welcome Back Meet & Greet. Slides of events that took place over the summer.

October 1: Ria Nicholson (University of Lethbridge Archaeology Student). Where the Arrogant Trespass Began: Experimental Archaeology at Carrig, Ireland.

November 5: Alanna Shockley (Atlatl Archaeology). Excavations at Horvat Tevet: Archaeological finds at an Iron Age Israelite Agrarian Collection Site.

December 9: Banquet Dinner at Luigi's ($25 per member / students free): Banquet speaker Tara Collett (University of Lethbridge). Forensic Archaeology and the Ethics of the Past.

January 7:  Andrea Cuellar (University of Lethbridge). Environmental Management and Social Organization in the Pre-Columbian Quijos Valley, Eastern Andes of Ecuador: A Historical Ecology Perspective.

February 4: Carol Williams (University of Lethbridge). A Settler Scholar Reconsiders the Colonial Archives of the Residential School System: Why Contemporary Oral Histories of Survivors Matter.

March 3:  Hester Jiskoot (University of Lethbridge). WATCH FOR ICE: Sailing the Northwest Passage on a 1915 gaff-rigged ketch.

April 7:  Meeting Cancelled due to Covid-19.