The AHMA Colloquium is a series of informal papers that typically hosts a mixture of visiting scholars and Berkeley faculty.
In 2018/2019, the AHMA Colloquium is partnering with the Townsend Center for the Humanities to present a lecture series entitled Digital Humanities and the Ancient World. This event is organized by Jesse Obert, Erin Lawrence, Ryan Culpeper, and Liz Keyser.
Digital Humanities and the Ancient World
Spring 2019 Schedule:
Monday, February 11th, in 308A Doe Library at 12 PM - Adam Rabinowitz (University of Texas at Austin): Structured space, structured time, structured things: making digital research data reusable
Friday, March 1st, in 308A Doe Library at 12 PM - Jessica Kaiser (UC Berkeley): Colonial Encounters: Preliminary Findings from the Abydos Temple Paper Archive
Thursday, March 21st, in 308A Doe Library at 4 PM - Benjamin Porter (UC Berkeley): Making Capitals in the Iron Age Levant: New Remotely Sensed Monumental Buildings in Ancient Edom (Jordan)
Thursday, April 4th, in 308A Doe Library at 4 PM - Caroline Schroeder (University of the Pacific): Ancient Languages in a Digital Age: Building an Online Environment for Coptic Studies
Thursday, April 18th, in 308A Doe Library at 4 PM - Rita Lucarelli (UC Berkeley): 3D printed replicas vs their originals for the study and preservation of ancient Egyptian antiquities
Peter van Alfen (American Numismatic Society): Assembling Numismatic Data Online: Concepts, Collections, Hoards, and Statistics
Adam Anderson (UC Berkeley): Discovery and Digital Curation of Textual Archives
David Gissen (California College of the Arts): The Preservation of Disability
Sarah Bond (University of Iowa): Tools for Georeferencing and Preserving the Ancient Mediterranean
Past AHMA Colloquia Papers
Emily Mackil (UC Berkeley): "Cancel the Debts! Redistribute the Land!" The History and Significance of Agitation for Socio-Economic Change in the Ancient Greek World
Osmund Bopearachchi (Paris IV-Sorbonne University): From Alexander the Great to Imperial Kuṣāns: Iconography and Language of their Monetary Issues in Relation to Diverse Ethnic and Religious Populations in Central Asia and India
Lynn Roller (UC Davis): Rock-cut Monuments in eastern Thrace: Gluhite Kamani and its Neighbours
Lisa Pieraccini (UC Berkeley): An Egyptian Tomb, an Etruscan Inscription and the Funerary Monument of an American Civil War Officer
Rolf Schneider (Ludwig-Maximilian University of Munich): The Munich Doryphoros: Venerated - Suppressed - Forgotten
Kent Rigsby (Duke University): The Theatrical Guild and Rome
Paula Perlman (University of Texas at Austin): Writing the Laws of Late Classical and Hellenistic Crete
Carol Redmount (UC Berkeley): What do you do with a Looted Site?
Michael Taylor (Santa Clara University): Etruscan Identity and Roman Military Service
Esther Schneidenbach (Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich): The Jewish Congregations of Rome in Antiquity: Cultural Pluralism or a Highly Differentiated Synagogue Organizational Structure?
Jorge García Sanchez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid): Byron Khun de Prorok (1896-1954): Pioneer of American Archaeology in Tunisia
Catherine Chin (UC Davis): On Finding Historical Radiance