About Us

The Archaeology Society of Staten Island was formed in 1962 at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY. In 1963, the Society began a series of lectures that have brought prominent scholars in the various fields of archaeology and anthropology to Staten Island. The Society affiliated with the Archaeological Institute of America in 1964 as The Staten Island Society, AIA.

The objectives of the Society are:

  • To promote study, exploration, and research in the field of archaeology
  • To conduct lectures relating to archaeology
  • To sponsor and encourage archaeological tours
  • To establish and issue publications that disseminate archaeological information

Exciting Lecture about Buddhism and the Environment

The Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art is pleased to welcome His Holiness the Sakya Trizin to present a public talk at the College of Staten Island on April 29, 2016 “Buddhism and The Environment” His Holiness the 41st Sakya Trizin is the supreme head of the Sakya lineage in the Buddhism of Tibet, a […]

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April 2016: Basques: the Un-sung Whalers of the Northwest Atlantic

Discover the story of the 16th century whalers along the Labrador coast!

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