Our staff of archeologists and architectural historians is available to give public lectures on a variety of topics. Please consult our list of available programs below organized by geographical location. To request a speaker for your event or Career Day at your school, please contact us.ease check back at a future date.
Listing of Programs
- A Cheerful Prospect: The Ten Broeck house-New Observations on its Construction and Cultural Context
- From the Ground Up: Reconstruction of Three Urban House Types in Albany
- Getting the Job Done: Construction, Builders and Materials in Albany, 1755-1765
- In a Neat, Plain, Modern Stile: The Architecture of Philip Hooker
- Vernacular Architecture of Albany in the Seventeenth Century: Construction Methods, Materials and Technology as Revealed by Recent Archeological Excavations
- Worms, Waste, and Water: Parasites and Public Health in the 18th and 19th Century Albany
- Harbor at the Headwaters of Prosperity: The Transformation of Albany's Late 18th Century Waterfront
- Beyond the North Gate: The Rum Distillery on the Outskirts of Colonial Albany, New York
- "A Very Working Class Neighborhood": Archeology in Sheridan Hollow
- Sewant Maker, an Albany Craft: More Wampum Production in 18th Century Albany, New York.
- Forgotten in Life, Forgotten in Death: Rediscovering an Almshouse Cemetery in Albany, New York
- Seeds of Growth and Change: Archeological Excavations at the Church Family Seed House and Garden Barn, Wisdom's Valley
- Albany Silver, 1650-1950
- Walking tour of downtown Albany
- From Refrigerator to Oven to Down the Drain: 19th Century Analogs of 20th Century Household Conveniences
- Stewart Dean and the Worms in the Cricket Cage: The Archeology of A Hometown Hero
- The Picket Fence in Albany's Front Yard: Archeology and History of the 18th Century Stockade
Capital Region, New York
- "A Necessary to be Constructed…": Building Privies in the Capital Region, 1760-1900
- "Many New Houses have lately been built in this city, all in the modern style…": The Introduction of the Gambrel Roof to the Upper Hudson Valley
- "Of a Compound Character," Post -Colonial Vernacular Architecture in the Upper Hudson and Mohawk vallies.
- “Getting the Job Done: Construction, Builders, and Building Materials in the Upper Hudson and Mohawk Valleys, 1755-1765"
- Early Architecture of Watervliet
- Eighteenth Century Houses in Cohoes and the Town of Colonie
- Eighteenth Century Houses in the old Town of Watervliet
- Victorian Architects of the Capital Region
- "They That Have This Medicine Well-Made Need but Few Others"
- Making Tracks: the Archeology of America's Pioneering Railroad, The Mohawk and Hudson
- Building Samuel Fuller: The Construction of a Mohawk Valley Legend
New York State
- Building on What We Know: An Overview of the Diagnostic Potential of Architectural Materials
- Constructing Slavery: House form and Households in New York State, 1620-1827
- The Erie Canal: How Does the Dang Thing Work, Anyway?
- It Came From Schenectady: Archeological Evidence for Health and Diet from an Industrial City
- Temperance, Tobacco, and Ten-Year-Olds: Archeology Summer Camp at the Burtonville Methodist Episcopal Church
- Altogether a Handsome Place: Architecture in Troy, 1825-1861.
- Personal Artifacts and Social Identity: Archeological Investigations at RPI in Troy
- Working-Class Heroes: Archeological Investigations at RPI in Troy
- Archeology In Troy: The College Avenue Site
- The Harding Site, a mid-19th century farm in northern Vermont
- Orient Fishtails and Fishkill Creek: 8,000 Years of Culture at the Polo Fields Site
- Trace of a Past Migration: The Presence of Ulus on Inland Sites