Boshell Family Lecture Series on Archaeology

The Boshell series features internationally recognized archaeologists, historians, and authors working at the forefront of archaeological research. 

From Cleopatra to the Duchess of Cambridge: A Complete Fashion History

From the ancient Egyptians through the French Revolution to the British royal family, fashion historian Bronwyn Cosgrave chronicles the evolution of women’s fashion through social, cultural, and historical perspectives. Cosgrave is a broadcaster, a curator, and author of three critically acclaimed books, includingCostume & Fashion: A Complete History and Made for Each Other: Fashion and the Academy Awards.

December 1, 2011

Horchow Auditorium

Surveying the Silk Road: East/West Contacts Along the Route in Ancient Times

Distinguished scholar and author Elizabeth Wayland Barber explores the Silk Road, the collection of trade routes where luxurious goods, technologies, and ideas were exchanged between East and West. For almost three thousand years, the Silk Road created important paths for traders, merchants, and pilgrims between China and India, the Persian Empire, and Mediterranean countries.

April 21, 2011

Horchow Auditorium