Invisible No More: Reclaiming the Significant Roles of Prehistoric Women

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1001 Bissonnet, Houston, TX

The 50th Anniversary Season of the Archaeological Institute of America, Houston Society continues its Sankofa year – revealing how the past impacts our future – with a FREE Discover Lecture on the significant societal contributions of prehistoric women. Dr. James M. Adovasio, shares his compelling scientific research on Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 6:30 p.m. …

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Stories of Love and Courage: Women Who Made Houston

The Heritage Society 1100 Bagby St, Houston, TX

EXPLORE Heritage Tourism Fall - Remembrance Service Corporation International Cemetery Tour Cosponsored by Houston History Alliance - HHA Stories of Love and Courage: Women Who Made Houston (This tour is part of the Tales of Houston Women programming series) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2018, 1:00 PM – 6:00 pm Departure: The Heritage Society 1100 Bagby St., …

Pachamama: The Andean Mother Goddess of Earth and Time

The Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Drive, Houston, TX

Archaeology Now, (the Archaeological Institute of America, Houston Society), along with the Bolivian Consul General of Houston and the Institute of Hispanic Culture, will present “Pachamama: The Andean Mother Goddess of Earth and Time” as part of its DISCOVER Lecture Series. This lecture will explore Pachamama, the mother goddess in the indigenous belief systems of …

$20

Archaeology Now presents “One, Two and Beyond: Gender in the Ancient World”

Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX

Archaeology Now, the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) - Houston Society, along with Family Tree DNA and KPMG present "One, Two and Beyond: Gender in the Ancient World." How many genders were part of cultures in the past? Archaeologists have found that many societies in the ancient world saw gender as more than two options. …

$20

Archaeology Now presents “Viking Women Warriors? New Clues”

The Houston Museum of Fine Arts 1001 Bissonnet StHouston,

Archaeology Now, the Archaeological Institute of America (AIA) - Houston Society, along with Family Tree DNA present “Viking Women Warriors? New Clues.” Charlotte Hedenstierna-Jonson, Ph.D. Department of Archaeology History, Upssala Universitet Some of those burly Viking warriors were women! DNA analysis of the 10th-century remains of a warrior revealed a surprise – “he” was actually …

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Archaeology Now presents “Black Pharaohs: Egypt, Nubia, and Cultural Merging”

Houston Museum of Natural Science 5555 Hermann Park Dr, Houston, TX

Often our identity is comprised of many factors and many influences. Identity in the world of ancient Egypt is no exception. During Egypt’s 25th Dynasty, Nubian kings occupied the pharaonic throne and built a great empire stretching from central Africa to the Mediterranean. Ever adaptable, these ancient Nubians not only innovated but also merged aspects …

$20

The Kama Sutra: Challenging the Stereotypes: Stories about Love and Sex

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston 1001 Bissonnet, Houston, TX

DR. SUSHMA JANSARI Tabor Foundation Curator of the South Asia Collections, British Museum Books for sale following lecture: The Complete Illustrated Kama Sutra by Vᾱtsyᾱna, edited by Lance Dane Art and Archaeology of Ancient India: Earliest Times to the Sixth Century by Naman P. Ahuja It’s not what you think! Two thousand years ago, the …

$5 – $10
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