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Exhibition Symposium: Illuminating the Past

Symposium: Illuminating the Past: Utilitarian Ceramics of the Ancient World

Sat, Oct 19, 9 AM-5 PM ~ Miami University Art Museum

A Free - all day event featuring speakers and subject matter experts in the fields of Classics, Anthropology, Archeology, Religion and Art History for an up close look into the ancient ceramics (oil lamps and vessels) from the Mediterranean region featured in the current exhibition of over 40 pieces. Illuminating the Past: Utilitarian Ceramics of the Ancient World, the exhibition is on display at the Miami University Art Museum August 27-December 14, 2019.  

8:30 AM - Registration

9:00 AM - Welcome/Introduction

9:15 AM - Juliet Graver Istrabadi, Art History ~ Curator of Art of the Ancient World, Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art

10:30 AM - Michael Fuller, Anthropology ~ Professor Emeritus of Anthropology at St. Louis Community College

11:30 AM-1:00 PM - Lunch on your own (Western Dining Hall & Maple Street Station)

1:00 PM - Reconvene

1:15 PM - Kathleen Lynch, Classical Art & Archaeology ~ Professor, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati

2:30 PM - Eric Lapp, Religion/Near East Archaeology ~ Adjunct Faculty Instructor, Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC)

3:45 PM - Robyn Le Blanc, Archaeology ~ Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, University of North Carolina - Greensboro

4:45 PM - Concluding Remarks

5:00-6:30 PM - Reception


The Symposium is organized by:
Dr. Steve Tuck, Professor, Department of Classics, Miami University
Jay Zumeta, Professor Emeritus, Art History, Art Academy of Cincinnati
Laura Stewart, Collections Manager/Registrar, Miami University Art Museum
Jason E. Shaiman, Curator of Exhibitions, Miami University Art Museum

Symposium co-sponsored with:

Department of Classics, Miami University

Miami University Humanities Center

Archaeological Institute of America

Miami University Art Museum

The Kress Foundation

Saturday, October 19, 2019 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Miami University Art Museum 801 S Patterson Ave