Department of Art and Archaeology

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A&A Graduate Student Fatih Tarhan Exemplifies "Opening Horizons" in Photography Exhibition

Tasked with submitting a photograph on the theme "Opening Horizons" for a group exhibition in Hamburg, Germany, Shirin Abedi chose a subject familiar to the A&A community, graduate student Fatih Tarhan. "Fatih Tarhan opens the horizons of every person he meets," she said. "He speaks in images and penetrates the depths of their hearts with…

Re-centering Princeton's Lost Stories
Written by Evan Haley
Being at Home in Princeton

During my internship with the Being at Home in Princeton project, I was asked to critically examine the displacement of the predominantly African American community across the phases of the Palmer Square construction project to create a prototype model for an upcoming virtual exhibition. In this…

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Regionalism in Ancient Greece ∙ Papers delivered by graduate students
Sep 27, 2023, 4:30 pm

Papers delivered by graduate students from Princeton University, the University of Ioannina, and the University of Thessaly

Respondents: Marc Domingo Gygax, Carolyn Laferrière, Leigh Lieberman

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The Thief Who Stole My Heart
Sep 28, 2023, 4:30 pm

This talk commences by introducing the audience to the sacred bronzes created by a master sculptor around the year 1000, and suggests that his inspiration may well have been child-saint Sambandar’s opening hymn that hails god Shiva as “the thief who stole my heart.” Vidya Dehejia then moves beyond this sensuous imagery to ask questions of this…