Brown Bags at the Office of the State Archaeologist

Brown Bag IconBrown Bags at the Office of the State Archaeologist (OSA) is a semi-regular Friday noon program during the winter the early spring where OSA staff and special guests share their research over the lunch hour. Topics include individuals’ areas of interest, work in the field, developments in archaeology and architectural history throughout Iowa and the Midwest. Guest speakers whose expertise is in other areas pertaining to archaeology or ethno history may be invited throughout the year as well. 

For currently schedule Brown Bag talks, check out our list of Upcoming Events!

To provide, attend, or learn more about the program please contact: 

Maria Schroeder (319) 384-0974; E-mail

The OSA Brown Bag series is free and open to the public. Presentations begin at noon. Attendees are encouraged to bring their lunch and engage in discussion and exchange following the presentation.