Ancient Societies Workshop

Winter Quarter 2020:

Tuesday (1/14): Kathryn Morgan (Post Doc. - OI) TBA

Tuesday (1/28): Lauren Gawlinski (Loyola) “Boundaries and Bodies: Greek Dress
in Context”

Tuesday (2/11): Rhyne King (Grad Student - NELC) "Making Imperial Subjects:
Social Status and Differential Nutrition at Persepolis"

Tuesday (2/18): Serena Ammirati (Roma Tre) "The Three Lives of a Parchment
Book: An Early (Christian?) Palimpsested Palimpsest" *cosponsored with ECSW*

Tuesday (2/25): Andrew Johnston (Yale) "Regna: Geography, Teleology, and Roman

Tuesday (3/10): Monica Park (Vanderbilt): TBA

The workshop meets in Classics 21 at 3:30pm.

Interdisciplinary Archaeology Workshop

Winter Quarter 2020:


Wednesday, January 29

Nikki Grigg (PhD Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago) 

 "This Bottle Not to Be Sold: Beer and the Stylization of Citizenship in Late 19th Century Washington, D.C." 


Wednesday, February 12

Dominik Hagmann, (University Assistant/Lecturer, University of Vienna)

“Studying the Roman Rural Landscape at Northern Noricum: Materials, Methods, and Challenges.”


Wednesday February 26

 Kirsten Neumann (Curator and Research Associate, Oriental Institute Museum)

"To Touch Upon: A Tactile Exploration of the Apadana Reliefs at Persepolis”


Wednesday, March 4

Teagan Wolter (PhD Candidate, Near Eastern Art and Archaeology, University of Chicago) 

"Preliminary Thoughts on Khanates, Qalas, and Urban Forms in Central Asia and their Possible Application to the BMAC."


Wednesday, March 11

Guest Lecture: Mark Hauser (Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, Northwestern University)

“Mapping Water: Archaeology, Colonial Landscapes and Water Insecurity”

The workshop meets Wednesdays from 4:30-6:00 pm in Haskell 315.

Other UChicago Workshops of Interest

The University of Chicago sponsors over 70 interdisciplinary workshops on a wide range of themes. These venues bring together graduate students, faculty, and visiting scholars from multiple disciplines to discuss cutting edge work in progress (book or dissertation chapters, journal articles, etc.).