Catch up on news of the activities of AHMA's students and faculty. Interviews, public engagements, news of appointments and fellowships, and book publications are listed here. Recently published papers are listed on the profile pages of individual faculty members.
Associate Professor Diliana Angelova (History of Art, History) has received two awards to develop her current book-length project, titled The Reign of Eros: Classicism, Secularism, and...Read more about Diliana Angelova wins grants to support research on the erotic imaginary in Byzantine art
Diliana Angelova, Associate Professor in the Departments of the History of Art and of History, taught an undergraduate class during the spring 2021 semester, which resulted in (among other things) the curation of an online exhibit of ancient Mediterranean objects from the...Read more about Diliana Angelova's class curates an online exhibit at the Hearst Museum
Darcy Tuttle, completing her second year in the AHMA program, has been awarded the Joan B. Gruen Essay Prize for 2021. In a paper entitled, “'Dutifully They Were Crucified': The Moral and Legal Redemption of the Sabine Women in Augustine's City of God,"...Read more about Darcy Tuttle wins Gruen Prize
Chris Hallett (History of Art, Classics, AHMA) is Visiting Professor at the Centre for Urban Network Evolutions at Aarhus University in Denmark for the academic year 2020/21. In spring 2021, he is delivering a series of six lectures on the topic, New Research on the Materials of Ancient...Read more about Hallett delivers lecture series at Aarhus University, Denmark
Professor Kim Shelton (Classics, AHMA) participated in a panel of distinguished female archaeologists to discuss the history, trials, and triumphs of women working in Greek archaeology. The event was organized by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens to celebrate International Women...Read more about Kim Shelton on Women in Greek Archaeology
Lisa Maher (Anthropology, AHMA) with her colleague Danielle MacDonald (University of Tulsa) direct the excavations at Kharaneh IV in Jordan, where in 2016 they discovered the charred skeleton of a woman on the floor of a hut that had been lit on fire for the cremation of the body around 17,000...Read more about Maher's discovery of a cremation burial at Kharaneh IV in Jordan makes news
Emily Mackil and Nikolaos Papazarkadas have published a volume of essays on Greek Epigraphy and Religion, dedicated to the memory of AHMA alumna Sara B. Aleshire (PhD 1986), whose generous bequest to the university endowed the Sara B....Read more about Mackil and Papazarkadas publish papers on Greek Epigraphy and Religion
Todd Hickey (Classics, AHMA, Bancroft Library) and James Keenan have published The Property of a Lady (P.Christodote). Pap.Flor. XLVIII (Florence, 2020). The volume includes a re-edition by Keenan of PSI I 76, copies of an affidavit concerning a large debt,...Read more about Hickey and Keenan publish The Property of a Lady
Professor Chris Hallett (History of Art, Classics, AHMA) gave a lecture, "Mummies with Painted Portraits from Roman Egypt and Personal Commemoration at the Tomb" at the Institute of Fine Arts on Dec. 3, 2020.
Susanna Elm has received fellowships from the American Council of Learned Societies and the Loeb Foundation to support her research during the year 2020/21, when she will take a sabbatical leave. Elm's project, Augustine the Economist, uses two letters by bishop Augustine of Hippo...Read more about Elm wins Loeb & ACLS Fellowships
Chris Hallett (History of Art, Classics, AHMA) has published a collection of essays on Roman sarcophagi that originated in a conference held at Berkeley in September 2009.
Chris Hallett, ed., Flesheaters: An International Symposium on Roman Sarcophagi. University of California...Read more about Hallett publishes Flesheaters
Carlos Noreña and Nikolaos Papazarkadas have published a collection of papers delivered at the Second North American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, held at UC Berkeley in January 2016.