Events

Egypt: CAM trip presentations

Friday, November 22, 2019
2:30 pm – 5:30 pm

5th Floor Seminar Room
Italian Academy for Advanced Study
1161 Amsterdam Avenue,
New York, NY, 10027

2019 GRADUATE STUDENT REFLECTIONS ON THE CENTER FOR THE ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN TRIP TO EGYPT

Friday, November 22nd from 2:30-5:30

5th Floor seminar room; Italian Academy for Advanced Study

 

2:30-2:55: 

“On Sacred Lakes and Temple Ritual.” – Isabel Biascoechea

 

2:55-3:20:

“Movement Memorialized: Commemorating the Transport and Erection of Obelisks in Ancient Egypt.” – Mev Farrior

 

3:20-3:45

“The Stone Shall Cry Out of the Wall”: A Case Study in New Kingdom Iconoclasm.” – Peter Leigh

 

3:45-4:10 

“Saites, Achaemenids, and the Serapeum at Saqqara.” – Shenda Kuang

 

 4:10-4:35

“Appropriating the Standard: Performing Identity on Painted Burial Markers in Early Hellenistic Alexandria.” – Monica Bulger

 

4:35-5:00 

“A Herodotean Poet in Egypt?” – John Izzo

 

5:00-5:25 

“The Painted Decoration of an Anchorite’s Cave at the Monastery of Anba Hadra in Aswan.” – Maria Dimitropolous

 

 

All are welcome and encouraged to attend, whether you’re interested in participating in a CAM trip in the future, in hearing meditations on aspects of Egyptian culture from the New Kingdom through the Late Antique Period, or simply in seeing slides of ancient ruins and getting a sense of what kinds of topics interest current graduate students in Classical Studies, Classics, and Art and Archaeology!

Center for the Ancient Mediterranean
Columbia University
Department of Art History and Archaeology
  1200 Amsterdam Avenue
653-A Ext. Schermerhorn Hall, MC 5517
New York, NY 10027
 212-854-0200