November 11 (Saturday) @ 1:00 pm - November 12 (Sunday) @ 3:00 pm

| Free

This two-day symposium highlights the early life of New Harmony native Rosamond Dale Owen, her fascinating archaeological legacy in Israel – including presentations on excavations at Megiddo (Armageddon) and UE’s Jezreel Expedition – and recent archaeological investigation into the history and prehistory of New Harmony. George Washington University archaeologist and best-selling author Professor Eric Cline is the featured speaker.

All events are free and open to the public (except for optional tours of New Harmony on Sunday November 12.)

For the full schedule of events, see the event website for facebook page.

SESSION 1 – Saturday November 11

Granary

  • 1:15 — Jennie Ebeling (University of Evansville): Opening Remarks
  • 1:30-2:15 — Patricia Sides (Willard Library): Life in Arcadia: The Early Years of Rosamond Dale Owen
  • 2:15-3:00 — Michael Strezewski (University of Southern Indiana): 2000 Years of History at New Harmony: Archaeology’s Role in Telling the Story
  • 3:00-4:30 — Archaeological tour of New Harmony with Michael Strezewski (free)

Granary

  • 5:00-5:45 — Reception with refreshments
  • 6:00 — Michael Austin (EVPAA University of Evansville) – Introduction
  • 6:15 — Eric Cline (George Washington University): Rosamond Dale Owen Oliphant Templeton: Formerly Owner of Armageddon

SESSION 2 – Sunday November 12

Atheneum

  • 8:45 — Coffee and Pastries
  • 9:00 — Yolanda Norton (San Francisco Theological Seminary) – Introduction
  • 9:15-10:00 — Norma Franklin (University of Haifa, Israel): In the Valley of Armageddon: A View from Jezreel
  • 10:00-10:45 — Ian Cipin (University of Evansville): From Evansville to Jezreel
  • 10:45-11:30 — Jennie Ebeling (University of Evansville): The Status of Women in Archaeology
  • 11:30 — Closing Remarks
  • 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. — Tours of New Harmony available from Historic New Harmony docents ($10 per person, to be paid at registration)

Venue

Granary & Atheneum
United States
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Organizer

University of Evansville
Phone:
812-488-2165
Email:
archaeology@evansville.edu
Website:
www.evansville.edu