Below is an introduction to our 2022-2023 lectures

Most will be recorded and available on our Facebook page.


Programs are held:

The last Sundays at 3:00pm Central, September to May

 Programs will be held in-person at the Evanston Public Library. Most will also be available via Zoom and live on our Facebook site.


September 25, 2022

Dr. Christopher Fennell, University of Illinois

New Philadelphia from excavation to National Historic Register



October 30, 2022

Dr. Erin B. Waxenbaum

Discussion of forensic analysis and a couple of examples


December 4, 2022 - A combined November-December meeting due to Thanksgiving and Christmas dates

Dr. Jennifer Raff

New World population migrations based on DNA analysis. Her recent book is Origin,  A Genetic History of the Americas.




January 29, 2023

Michael E. Smith


Aztec excavations 



February 26, 2023

Philip Alldritt

"Olmec and Maya Connections"




March 26, 2023 

Dr. Thomas A. Demere - needs marks over the final two 'e's. Will fix soon.

Human-mastadon interaction






April 30, 2023

Dr. Helen Robbins, Field Museum of Chicago    

NAGPRA - Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act


May 21, 2023   A week early due to Memorial Day weekend

To Be Announced