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Classics/Art History Conference

April 25, 2015 (All day)
Bldg. 110, Rm. 112

Open to Stanford faculty, students and staff.

Friday, April 24 

Morning sessions

Building 110 - Main Quad (01-110) 450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 110

Afternoon sessions

Margaret Jacks Hall (01-460) 450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 460

9:00 – 9:15am


9:15 – 10:00am

Milette Gaifman, “Phialai as Embodied Objects”

10:00 – 10:45am,

François Lissarague, “Body and Armour: Making it Alive”

(coffee break)

 11:00 – 11:45am

Guy Hedreen, “Artistic Self-Definition in Archaic Greece: The François Vase as the Shield of Achilles”

11:45 – 12:30pm

Nathan Arrington, “Orientalizing Vases and Poor Bodies”

         (lunch break)

  2:30 – 3:15pm

Benjamin Anderson, “How to Do Things with Boars”

3:15 – 4:00pm

Ruth Bielfeldt, “The Island’s Sun – Embodied. Thoughts on the Colossus of Rhodes”

(coffee break)

 4:15 – 5:00pm

Jennifer Trimble, “The Sleeping Hermaphrodite and its Roman Viewers”

5:00 – 6:00pm    Wine reception



Saturday, April 25

All sessions

Mcclatchy Hall (01-120) 450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 120

9:00 – 9:45am

Michael Squire, “Embodying the Dead on the Attic 'Kallithea Monument'”

9:45 – 10:30am

Jas' Elsner, “The Embodied Object: Sarcophagi and Portraiture”

           (coffee break)

Verity Platt, “Orphaned Objects: Pliny’s Natural History and the Phenomenology of the Incomplete”

11:30 – 12:15am

 Patrick Crowley, “The Incredulity of Thomas and the Matter of Impassibility”

        (lunch break)

2:30 – 3:15pm

Richard Neer, “Small Wonders: Oil, Amber, Fire and the Like”  

3:15 – 4:00pm

Francesco de Angelis, “Balancing Artifacts: Furniture and Ponderation in the Etruscan World”

        (coffee break)

4:15 – 5:00pm

General discussion

Wine reception (location TBA)

5:00 – 6:00pm



Event Sponsor: 
Archaeology Center, Department of Classics
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