Sunday, Sept 25, 2016 at 3pm Archaeological Institute of America Lecture Dr. Kathleen Gibson Tools, Language, and the Evolution of the Human Mind Darwin and Wallace, co-discoverers of evolution by natural selection, held contrasting views about the origins of the human mind. Wallace considered the human mind to be qualitatively distinct from that of […]
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 […]
It is with great sadness but even greater adoration that we acknowledge the passing of our dear friend Esther Grushkin. Her obituary is below. Donations in her honor may be made to the Visiting Nurse Service, S.I. or Magen David Adom (equivalent of the Israeli Red Cross). OBITUARY ESTHER GRUSHKIN, PH. D. Esther Grushkin, […]
Stevens Institute of Technology will host a one-day symposium on 7 November entitled “Hellenic Engineering and the Transformation of Earth through Fire.” All are invited to attend. Further details can be found here: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/ancient-hellenic-engineering-and-the-transformation-of-earth-through-fire-tickets-18572727528 This is Steven’s second symposium on the theme of engineering in ancient Greece, supported by the Onassis USA Foundation. The first, […]
Learn about the fascinating Mesopotamian Queen Pu-Abi!
Discover the interconnections between Astronomy, Archaeology, and Architecture in this presentation about Indian astronomical observatories!
Image Credit:Staten Island Museum, Building A at Snug Harbor, Ralph Appelbaum Associates Inc. Friday Nov 6, 2015 from 10:00AM-3:00PM Staten Island Museum Event: Archaeology and Museums This event will be a workshop day for the local Staten Island community at the Staten Island Museum, sponsored in part by the Staten Island Society of the […]
Learn about the perils of forgery in Archaeology and Art History!
Get a special preview of the upcoming exhibit of Hellenistic Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art!
Discover the important role played by the ancient mounds of the Mississippian Culture!