Friday, 18 March 2011

The Archaeology of Italy: The State of the Field 2011

The following symposium is taking place today and tomorrow (March 18-19) at the Joukowsky Institute of Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University.

The Archaeology of Italy: The State of the Field 2011


Friday, March 18

5:30 PM - Keynote session

* Welcome and introduction – Susan E. Alcock Director, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World; Joukowsky Family Professor in Archaeology; Professor of Classics; Professor of Anthropology

* “Italian Archaeology 2011: Where Is It and Where Is It Going?” – Dr. John Robb Reader in European Prehistory, University of Cambridge

7:30 PM - Reception in Rhode Island Hall atrium

Saturday, March 19

* 9:00 am – coffee

* 9:30 am – Introduction to the sessions

* 9:45 – 10:45 Session I – the state of today's field moderator: Steven Ellis, University of Cincinnati

o "Breaking the boundaries of proto-history and Etruscology" - Corinna Riva University College London

o "Digging the past, building the future: a research agenda for 1st millennium BC Italy" - Jeffrey Becker Joukowsky Institute, Brown University

o "'The Land without History': forever?" - Marco Maiuro Columbia University

o "The Later Roman period" - Richard Hodges University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

* 10:45 – 11:00 am – coffee break

* 11:00 – 12:15 Session II – Graduate Student Research forum, part I moderator: Jessica Nowlin, Joukowsky Institute, Brown University

o “New Methods and Theories for the Study of Domestic Space in the South Italian Bronze Age” - Nicholas Wolff Boston University

o "Sacred Matter: Sacrifice and the Altars of Republican Rome and Latium" - Claudia Moser Joukowsky Institute, Brown University

o "The tombs of Roman Campania: Reconstructing regional ties through funerary culture" - Allison Emmerson University of Cincinnati

* 12:15 – 2:00 pm - Lunch

* 2:00 – 3:15 Session III – Graduate Student Research forum, part II moderator: Clive Vella, Joukowsky Institute, Brown University

o "Digging Digitally: New excavation recording methodologies and why they matter" - Jessica Nowlin Joukowsky Institute, Brown University

o "The archaeology of rural production in central Tyrrhenian Italy" - Abigail Crawford Boston University

o "The Roads at the Latin City of Gabii" - Andrew Johnston Harvard University

o “Studying ‘Italian’ archaeology at UT Austin” - Jenny Muslin University of Texas at Austin

* 3:15 – 3:30 pm – coffee break

* 3:30 – 4:30 Session IV – the state of tomorrow’s field moderator: Nick DePace, Rhode Island School of Design

o "Italian Archaeology and Social History: Future Directions" - Annalisa Marzano University of Reading / ISAW at NYU

o "Purity and Danger: On the Study of the Art of Ancient Italy" - Francesco de Angelis Columbia University

o "Archaeological Remote Sensing to Visualization: a focus on Stabiae" - Margaret Watters Joukowsky Institute, Brown University

* 4:30 – 5:30 pm – Final Discussion

1 comment:

Lea Cline said...

Are there any proceedings being published? Or, a way to contact the readers for those of us who are not in the area?

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