Archaeologist Susan Alcock will deliver a talk titled "Putting Petra in Landscape Mode: Alternative Archaeologies at a World Wonder," as part of the fourth annual William J. Battle Lecture Series. Alcock, director of Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, is Joukowsky family professor in archaeology and professor of classics at Brown University. An engaging speaker, she has worked at and published on many areas of the ancient world. Her most recent project is a survey conducted at the World Wonder site of Petra in Jordan. There will be a short reception after the talk.