Current Lectures

November 21, 2019
Nina RoweFordham University

Urban Legends: Moses, Jews, and Africans in Illuminated World Chronicles

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

Cosponsor: The Index of Medieval Art
Nina Rowe Nov. 21 2019
December 4, 2019
Mary MillerGetty Research InstituteJames F. Haley '50 Memorial Lecture

Were They Enslaved? A New Look at Maya Figurines

5:00 pm ∙ 101 McCormick Hall

February 19, 2020
Peter ParshallNational Gallery of ArtRobert Janson-La Palme *76 Visiting Professor Lectures & Conferences

Francisco Goya and the Problem of Political Art

5:00 pm ∙ 101 McCormick Hall

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February 20, 2020
Michael MacKinnonThe University of WinnipegProgram in Archaeology

Pet Animals in Roman Antiquity: Reconstructions from Archaeological Evidence

5:00 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

Cosponsor: Cosponsored by The Department of Classics and the Humanities Council
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February 27, 2020
Michael ThimannUniversity of Göttingen

Serious Games: Annibale Carracci, Pietà

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

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March 2, 2020
Andrea de GiorgiFlorida State UniversityProgram in Archaeology

Urban Renewal and Recovery: The Case of Antioch on the Orontes

4:30pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

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March 5, 2020
Ruth Bielfeldt Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München

The Colossus of Rhodes:
Towards a Spatio-Temporal Aesthetic of Scale in Hellenistic Sculpture

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

Ruth Bielfeldt
March 9, 2020
Paolo LiveraniUniversity of FlorenceKurt Weitzmann Lecture

Talking to a Wall: Social Change and Public Communication in Late Antiquity

5:00 pm ∙ 101 McCormick Hall

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March 24, 2020
François-Xavier FauvelleNational Center for Scientific Research, Toulouse, France Program in Archaeology

Encounters of the third kind: Christians, Muslims, traditional-religious communities, and their interactions in medieval Ethiopia

12:00–1:20 pm ∙ 104 McCormick Hall
Lunch offered. Please RSVP

March 25, 2020
Stella NairUniversity of California, Los Angeles

Construction Clues as Conservation Strategy: Destruction, Myth building, and the Heroics of Small Details in Ancient Andean Stones

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

Cosponsor: Heritage Structures Lab
March 26–28, 2020
Michael North ∙ Keynote University of California, Los AngelesGraduate Conference

(A)Synchrony: Recurrence, Reversal, and Resistance

106 McCormick Hall

April 2, 2020
Pat BergerUniversity of California, Berkeley

The Limits of Legibility: Experiments in Writing Chinese

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

Cosponsor: Cosponsor: P.Y. and Kinmay W. Tang Center for East Asian Art
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April 23, 2020
Krista ThompsonNorthwestern University

Surveying the Museum: Tom Lloyd, Black Study, and the Art Workers’ Coalition

4:30 pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall

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April 24, 2020
Emilia OddoTulane UniversityProgram in Archaeology

The Minoan House of the Frescoes at Knossos: The Life and Afterlife of an Excavation

4:30pm ∙ 106 McCormick Hall