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Archaeology and the Ancient World Commencement Ceremony

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Following the ceremony on Brown's Main Green.

Rhode Island Hall

The Archaeology of Egypt: State of the Field 2016

Friday, September 23rd-Saturday, September 24th, 2016

The Archaeology of Egypt: State of the Field 2016 is a two-day workshop, focusing with the ways in which boundaries are being broken in Egyptian archaeology -- temporally, geographically, methodologically, and politically. This workshop is meant to highlight the ways in which the field is still struggling in each area, how it can improve, and why it needs to do so.

Keynote:
Stuart Tyson Smith

Session Participants:

Elizabeth Bolman
Pearce Paul Creasman
Monica Hanna
Gregory Marouard
Gerry Scott
Neal Spencer
Josef Wegner
Willeke Wendrich

Full schedule available at http://brown.edu/go/egypt2016

Free and open to the public. No pre-registration required.

Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology, Rhode Island Hall Room 108, and List Art Building

Carolina López-Ruiz (Ohio State University)

Thursday, September 29th, 2016 at 5:30pm

Carolina López-Ruiz is an Associate Professor in the Department of Classics at the Ohio State University. Her research focuses on understanding Greek culture in its broader ancient Mediterranean context, particularly looking at cultural exchanges and processes of integration and adaptation in Near Eastern and Greek interaction. She edited Gods, Heroes, and Monsters: A Sourcebook of Greek, Roman, and the Near Eastern Myths in Translation (2014) and is the author of When the Gods Were Born: Greek Cosmogonies and the Near East (2012), as well as many other publications.

Co-sponsored by Brown University's Department of Egyptology and Assyriology, and Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World

Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology, Rhode Island Hall Room 108

Mary Bachvarova (Willamette University)

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 5:30pm

Mary Bachvarova is Professor of Classics and Department Chair of Classical Studies at Willamette University. She is the author of the forthcoming book, From Hittite to Homer: The Anatolian Background of Greek Epic, and co-editor of Anatolian Interfaces: Hittites, Greeks, and Their Neighbors: Proceedings of an International Conference on Cross-Cultural Interaction, Sept. 17-19, 2004, Emery University, Atlanta, GA.

Co-sponsored by Brown University's Department of Egyptology and Assyriology, and Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World

Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology, Rhode Island Hall Room 108

Naoise Mac Sweeney (University of Leicester)

Wednesday, November 9th, 2016 at 5:30pm

Naoise Mac Sweeney is Lecturer in Ancient History at the University of Leicester, specialising in the study of ethnicity, identity and migration. She has published widely in the fields of ancient history, archaeology, race relations, international development and peacebuilding studies, and she is the author of Community Identity and Archaeology (2011). She has also pursued her research interests through archaeological fieldwork in Turkey, in particular as part of the Kilise Tepe Archaeological Project.

Co-sponsored by Brown University's Department of Egyptology and Assyriology, and Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World

Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology, Rhode Island Hall Room 108

Stephen Batiuk (University of Toronto)

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 at 6:30pm

This lecture is co-sponsored with the Narragansett Society, the Rhode Island chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America. For more information, visit http://aianarragansett.org.

Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology, Rhode Island Hall Room 108

 

 

Additional Links and Resources:

The Program in Early Cultures is now maintaining a calendar of events and exhibits in and around Providence, pertaining to the ancient world.

The Joukowsky Institute is affiliated with the Narragansett Society (The Rhode Island chapter of the Archaeological Institute of America).

For talks in the discipline of Classics, see the Boston Area Classics Calendar.

 

Past Events:

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