AHMA Noon Colloquium

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The AHMA Noon Colloquium is a series of informal papers presented at noon in 7205 Dwinelle Hall, typically a mixture of visitors and Berkeley's own faculty. The Colloquium for the academic year 2017/2018 is organized by AHMA students Natalie Gleason, Erin Lawrence, and Jesse Obert.

 

AHMA Noon Colloquium Series:
Fall 2017

The full schedule for the upcoming colloquium series will be posted in late summer.

 

Past AHMA Noon Colloquia Papers

 

2016/2017

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? 

Tonio Hölscher (Heidelberg): Images of History – History of Images in Ancient Greece and Rome: On the use of images for the study of history
 
Alexandra Sofroniew (UC Davis): Roman Household Gods: Dancing Votives and the Iconography of the Lares
 
Rubina Raja (Aarhus University): New research on the Urban Development of Gerasa/ Antiocheia on the Chrysorrhoas
 
Elaine Sullivan (UC Santa Cruz): The Past in 4D? Time and Space in the Archaeological Landscape of Saqqara, Egypt
 
Susanna Elm (UC Berkeley): Bodies and Books: Augustine of Hippo on Extraordinary Bodies
 

Erich Gruen (UC Berkeley): Hellenistic Historiography in the Wake of Alexander the Great
 
François Lissarrague (École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales): Why the Berlin Painter? On Painting in the Dark
 
Jessica Kaiser (UC Berkeley): When Death Comes, He Steals the Infant: Children and Mortuary Practice on the Giza Plateau
 
Duncan MacRae (UC Berkeley): Simon Magus' Rome
 
Andrew Stewart (UC Berkeley): Cultural and Technological Evolution on the Metopes of the Hephaisteion
 

 

2015/16

Jorge García Sanchez (Universidad Complutense de Madrid): Byron Khun de Prorok (1896-1954): Pioneer of American Archaeology in Tunisia

Lisa Pieraccini (UC Berkeley): Dining With the Dead: Consumption, Commemoration and Catering in Etruscan Funerary Rituals
 
Irina Demetradza (Ilia State University): Roman Culture in the Caucasus: What the Romans Brought to Iberia
 

Catherine Chin (UC Davis): On Finding Historical Radiance

Catherine Kearns (Stanford): Archaeology and the Anthropocene: Constructing Environmental Histories of the Mediterranean
 
Emily Egan (UC Santa Cruz): All the Megaron's a Stage: Actors and Audience in Nestor's Palace
 
Naomi Janowitz (UC Davis): Tortoise Erotomania: Lessons from Late Antique Animal Love Rituals
 
Jeremy Ott (UC Berkeley): Mortuary Administration in Late Antiquity: Clues from Corinth

 

2014/2015

John Noël Dillon (Universität Heidelberg): The Emperor’s New Prose: The Style of Tetrarchic Legislation
 
Gregory Warden (Franklin University Switzerland): Ritual and Identity at the North Etruscan Sanctuary of Poggio Colla
 
Rita Lucarelli (UC Berkeley): Issues of Translation and Canonicity in the Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead
 
Micaela Langellotti (Newcastle University): Professional Associations and the State in Roman Egypt: The Case of Early Roman Tebtunis
 
Anne Austin (Stanford University): A battle for Life in Ancient Egypt: Osteological and Textual Analyses of Health Care at Deir el-Medina
 
Nikolaos Lazaridis (California State University, Sacramento): Ancient Travelers’ Inscriptions from Kharga Oasis, Egypt: A Project Report
 
Andrew Stewart (UC Berkeley): The Nike of Samothrace: Another View
 
David Pritchard (University of Queensland): Sport, Democracy and War in Classical Athens
 
Christel Müller (Université Paris Ouest Nanterre La Défense): Sulla in Boeotia: The First Mithridatic War And Its Aftermath
 
Diliana Angelova (UC Berkeley, History of Art): The Cult of the Virgin Mary: Chronology, Meaning, and the Role of Images