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Illuminating the Past: Symposium

Saturday, October 19, 2019
9:00 am
Miami University Art Museum


Michael Fuller, Emeritus Faculty, Anthropology, St. Louis Community College

-Survey Archaeologist, North Jordan Archaeological Project directed by Bethany Walker, 2014 and 2015

-Surveyor/Architect, Odyssey Project in Greece, 1985 & 1986

-Fuller has travelled extensively and visited most of the significant archaeological sites and museums in Russia, Egypt, Jordan, Syria, Cyprus, Turkey, Lebanon, Greece, Tunisia, Morocco, Italy, Spain, France, Mexico, Belize, and the United States.

-"Tell Tuneinir - Hassake"; in A History of Syria in One Hundred Sites. Archaeopres, Oxford. 2016.

-Contributing author to 4 articles concerning Abila of the Decapolis published in the Annual of the Jordanian Department of Antiquities from 1981 until 1987.

-Archaeological Discoveries at Tell Tuneinir, Syria. Journal of Assyrian Academic Society 12(2):69-82. Published in 1998.

Juliet Graver Istrabadi, Art History Curator of Art of the Ancient World, Sidney & Lois Eskenazi Museum of Art

Istrabadi has organized the following exhibitions:

-The Colors of Classical Art (2014, with Julie Van Voorhis)

-Ancient Networks: Trade in the Mediterranean and Near East from the Bronze Age through the Roman Period (2013)

-Roman Coins: Good and Bad Emperors (2012)

-Gods and Heroes: A Selection of Greek, Etruscan, and Roman Art from the Indiana University Art Museum (2011).

Eric Lapp, Religion/Near East Archaeology Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Johns Hopkins University.

-“Lamps, I. Archaeology.” Pp. 768-774 in Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, Kalam-Lectio Divina, Vol. 15. C. Helmer, et al., eds. Berlin/Boston: Walter de Gruyter (2017).

-The Clay Lamps from Ancient Sepphoris: Light Use and Regional Interactions. Sepphoris Excavation Reports 2. Eisenbrauns. Winona Lake, Indiana (2016).

-“Clay Oil Lamps.” Pp. 217-224 in Sepphoris in Galilee: Crosscurrents of Culture.

Rebecca M. Nagy, Carol L. Meyers, Eric M. Meyers, and Zeev Weiss, eds. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina Museum of Art (1996).

Robyn Le Blanc, Archaeology Assistant Professor, Department of Classical Studies, University of North Carolina - Greenville

Dr. Le Blanc specializes in the archaeology of the Roman provinces, mythology, religion, Hellenistic and Roman coinage, and ancient identities.

-“Founders and Foundation Myths on Civic Coins from Late Hellenistic and Roman Ascalon (Israel).”

Israel Numismatic Research 12 (2017): 71-98.

-Boehm, R., D. Master and R. Le Blanc. “The Basilica, Bouleuterion, and Civic Center of Ashkelon,” American Journal of Archaeology 120/2(2016): 271-324.

Kathleen Lynch, Classical Art & Archaeology, Professor, Department of Classics, University of Cincinnati

-The Italic People of Ancient Apulia: New Evidence from Pottery for Workshops, Markets, and Customs, co-edited with T. Carpenter and E. Robinson, Cambridge University Press (2014).

-The Symposium in Context: Pottery from a Late Archaic House near the Athenian Agora, Hesperia Supplement 46, Princeton (2011).

-“Reception, Intention, and Attic Vases,” in Theory in Greek Archaeology, L. Nevett, ed., University of Michigan Press, 124-142.

-“The Persian Destruction Deposits and the Development of Pottery Research at the Excavations of the Athenian Agora,” in The Athenian Agora: New Perspectives on an Ancient Site, ed. J. Camp and C. Mauzy, Athens, 69-76 [also in German] (2009).