Shipwrecks Throughout History: From Tut to the Atomic Age
Saturday, May 12, 2007
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
Horchow Auditorium, Dallas Museum of Art
If youve ever been fascinated by the wreckage of the Titanic, the underwater treasure of the ancient Romans, or shipwrecks from the age of exploration, then dont miss this unique day of special lectures examining ancient shipwrecks.
The featured lecture topics include:
Ancient shipwrecks of the Greek and Romans
Shipwrecks of the Vikings
Discovered ships of the early explorers and colonial America
Eighteenth-century slave ships
Shipwrecks from the Revolutionary through Civil Wars
Modern shipwrecks including the Titanic and atomic test fleets
Among the featured speakers are:
Dr. George F. Bass, founder of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University
Dr. James P. Delgado, co-host of the television series The Sea Hunters and Director of the Institute of Nautical Archaeology
Dr. Deborah Carlson, classical archaeologist and Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the University of Texas
Dr. Frederick Hocker, Senior Researcher and Research Coordinator for the National Museum of Denmark's Center for Maritime Archaeology
Dr. Roger Smith, Archaeology Supervisor of the Underwater Archaeology Program, State of Florida
Dr. Corey Malcom, Director of Archaeology at the Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Society and Museum
Dr. John Broadwater, Program Manager at NOAA's Maritime Heritage Program
In addition to the lectures, this event will include an assortment of family activities, performances, and films. For a full schedule of events and lecture titles visit DallasMuseumofArt.org.
Presented by the Boshell Family Lecture Series on Archaeology with kind assistance from the Institute of Nautical Archaeology at Texas A&M University.
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