Brown Bag Talks for Spring 2011

Talks are held
Thursdays from 12:00-1:00 PM
Rhode Island Hall, Room 108
Brown University, 60 George Street, Providence, RI

February 10
Meg Watters (Brown University)

Current and Developing Methods for Archaeological Data Visualization

February 17
Emily Button (Brown University)

Cutting Edge Technology: Ulus as Vehicles of Cultural Exchange

February 24
Eben Gay (Brown University)

REVEAL – Excavating in 3D

March 3
Laurel Bestock (Brown University)

Bookends: Early Dynastic and Ptolemaic finds from the recent Brown University Abydos Project excavations

March 17
Andrew Cochrane (Sainsbury Institute for the Study of Japanese Arts and Cultures)

Composing a past in north west Europe

March 24
Sarah Newman (Brown University)

The Last Supper: The Role of Ceramic Serving Vessels in Ancient Maya Mortuary Practice

April 7
Kevin Fisher (Brown University)

New Approaches to Past Built Environments: Current Research from Kalavasos to Cusco

April 14

Geralyn Hoffman and Jessica Unger (Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology)
Mariani Lefas-Tetenes and Laura Atchins (RISD Museum)
Katherine Harrington, Emanuela Bocancea, and Claudia Moser (Brown University)
Think Like an Archaeologist: Using Concepts of Archaeology to Teach Critical Thinking Skills

April 21
Claudia Moser (Brown University)

Viewing the Remains: Sacred Topography and Sacrificial Deposits at Republican Sanctuaries in Rome and Ostia

April 28
Betsey Biggs (Brown University)

The Waking-Dreamness of Sound

May 5
Jordan Pickett (University of Pennsylvania)

The Transformation of Baths as Sculptural and Epigraphic Environment During Late Antiquity: Regional Comparisons