The Siegal Lifelong Learning Program, in partnership with the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities and Cleveland Archaeological Society, will offer a remote series featuring renowned classical archaeologists sharing their research, museum work and field work. The series, titled “Classical Archaeology: New Research on the Ancient Mediterranean,” will be held on Wednesdays from July 14 to Aug. 11. Each session will be from 1:30 to 3 p.m. ET. These lectures will not be recorded.
The series schedule will be as follows:
- July 14: “Continuity and Change in Egypt’s ‘Great Land:’ Abydos Under the Ptolemies” with Thomas Landvatter, associate professor in the Department of Greek, Latin and Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Reed College;
- July 21: “The Die Is Cast: Games, Lots, and Gambling in the Roman World” with Laura Banducci, associate professor of Greek and Roman studies in the College of the Humanities at Carleton University;
- July 28: “The Origins of Glass: Ancient Material, Modern Idea” with Katherine Larson, curator of ancient glass at the Corning Museum of Glass;
- Aug. 4: “Archaeological Landscapes in the Digital Age: Artifacts, Databases, Maps, and Narratives” with Christian Cloke, associate director of the Michelle Smith Collaboratory for Visual Culture in the Department of Art History & Archaeology at University of Maryland, College Park
- Aug. 11: “Collecting Histories: Provenance Research at the San Antonio Museum of Art” with Jessica Powers, curator of art of the ancient mediterranean world at the San Antonio Museum of Art
The cost per lecture is $5 for Lifelong Learning members and $10 for nonmembers.