The Archaeology of Italy: Symposium Schedule

Friday, March 18

5:30 PM – Keynote session

  • Welcome and introduction – Susan E. Alcock Director, Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World; Joukowsky Family Professor in Archaeology; Professor of Classics; Professor of Anthropology
  • “Italian Archaeology 2011: Where Is It and Where Is It Going?” – Dr. John Robb Reader in European Prehistory, University of Cambridge

7:30 PM – Reception in Rhode Island Hall atrium

Saturday, March 19

  • 9:00 am – coffee
  • 9:30 am – Introduction to the sessions
  • 9:45 – 10:45 Session I – the state of today’s field moderator: Steven Ellis, University of Cincinnati
    • “Breaking the boundaries of proto-history and Etruscology” – Corinna Riva University College London
    • “Digging the past, building the future: a research agenda for 1st millennium BC Italy” – Jeffrey Becker Joukowsky Institute, Brown University
    • “‘The Land without History’: forever?” – Marco Maiuro Columbia University
    • “The Later Roman period” – Richard Hodges University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
  • 10:45 – 11:00 am – coffee break
  • 11:00 – 12:15 Session II – Graduate Student Research forum, part I moderator: Jessica Nowlin, Joukowsky Institute, Brown University
    • “New Methods and Theories for the Study of Domestic Space in the South Italian Bronze Age” – Nicholas Wolff </>Boston University
    • “Sacred Matter: Sacrifice and the Altars of Republican Rome and Latium” – Claudia Moser Joukowsky Institute, Brown University
    • “The tombs of Roman Campania: Reconstructing regional ties through funerary culture” – Allison Emmerson University of Cincinnati
  • 12:15 – 2:00 pm – Lunch
  • 2:00 – 3:15 Session III – Graduate Student Research forum, part II moderator: Clive Vella, Joukowsky Institute, Brown University
    • “Digging Digitally: New excavation recording methodologies and why they matter” – Jessica Nowlin Joukowsky Institute, Brown University
    • “The archaeology of rural production in central Tyrrhenian Italy” – Abigail Crawford Boston University
    • “The Roads at the Latin City of Gabii” – Andrew Johnston Harvard University
    • “Studying ‘Italian’ archaeology at UT Austin” – Jenny Muslin University of Texas at Austin
  • 3:15 – 3:30 pm – coffee break
  • 3:30 – 4:30 Session IV – the state of tomorrow’s field moderator: Nick DePace, Rhode Island School of Design
    • “Italian Archaeology and Social History: Future Directions” – Annalisa Marzano University of Reading / ISAW at NYU
    • “Purity and Danger: On the Study of the Art of Ancient Italy” – Francesco de Angelis Columbia University
    • “Archaeological Remote Sensing to Visualization: a focus on Stabiae” – Margaret Watters Joukowsky Institute, Brown University
  • 4:30 – 5:30 pm – Final Discussion