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Felipe Rojas Silva

Assistant Professor-Tenure Track:
Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World
Phone: +1 401 863 6292
Felipe_Rojas@brown.edu

Biography

My interests in the ancient world are diverse, but I specialize on the Eastern Mediterranean during the classical period. I am writing a book exploring how people in Greek and Roman Anatolia used Bronze and Iron Age material culture to substantiate narratives about their own origins and the region's antiquity. I have conducted fieldwork at different sites in Anatolia and the Levant, including Sardis, Aphrodisias, and Petra. In 2013, I will return to Anatolia to explore the beginnings of Ionian urbanism. Much of my fieldwork has been devoted to the graphic documentation of archaeological information. I strive to produce images that are archaeologically rigorous and visually compelling. While in Turkey I drew primarily monumental architecture, my work in Jordan involved visualizing non-monumental landscapes. I want to promote dialogue between independent scholarly communities encouraging archaeologists, architects, philologists, and artists to encroach on each other's disciplines and combine their methodologies to study the ancient world.

Curriculum Vitae

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