workshops

Ancient Societies Workshop

Spring Quarter 2020:

NB: Due to the Covid-19 emergency, the ASW will be held online via Zoom for the Spring Quarter 2020. Please contact Larry Carillo (lcarr006@uchicago.edu) for access information.

 

Thursday (4/9) *Please Note the Day*
Philip Watson
Graduate – Anthropology
"A Preliminary Approach to Informal Economies in the Eastern Roman Empire,
4th-7th c. CE."

Tuesday (4/21) *Possible*
Anne Austin
Professor – St. Louis
"Revealing the Practive of Tattooing in Ancient Egypt"

Tuesday (5/12)
Alice Casalini
Graduate – Art History
TBA

Tuesday (5/19)
Eduardo García-Molina
Graduate – Classics
“King and Χώρα: The Seleukid State and a Rural Shrine in Northern Syria”

Tuesday (Tuesday (6/2) *Date and Time Subject to Change*
Yanxiao He
Graduate – NELC
“The Prisoners of Shangri-La in Antiquity?: Greco-Roman and Chinese
Perspectives on the Tibetan Plateau”

The workshop meets at 3:30pm.

Interdisciplinary Archaeology Workshop

Spring Quarter 2020:

 

NB: Due to the Covid-19 emergency, the IAW has been moved online for spring quarter and will be held via Zoom. Contact Kelsey Rooney (karooney@uchicago.edu) to have session information sent to you.

Wednesday, April 15: 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Alice Diaz Chauvigné and Daniel Hansen

(PhD Students, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago)

‘Living in a Material World: How to deal with “intangibles” in archaeology.’

 

Wednesday, May 13: 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Harrison Morin (MAPSS Student, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago)

‘The Kingdom of 1000 Cities: Trade, Transportation, and Territoriality in Ancient Bactria from 330 BCE to 75 CE.’

 

Tuesday, June 2: 5:30 - 7:00 PM

Please note that the day & time are subject to change. 

Co-hosted by the African Studies Workshop

Matthew Knisley (PhD Candidate, Department of Anthropology, University of Chicago)

Title TBD

The workshop normally meets Wednesdays from 4:30-6:00 pm.

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.).