Ancient Borderlands Research Focus Group
Int 594AB: Ancient Borderlands


Lists of past presenters from Fall 2010 to Spring 2011.
2011-20122009-20102010-20112009-20102008-20092007-2008


September 27, 12 pm
HSSB 4041
Opening reception

October 4, 12 pmHSSB 4041
Brice Erickson: New Finds from Priniatikos Pyrgos on Crete

October 18, 12 pmHSSB 4041
Stan Burstein (CSU-LA): Ancient Northeast Africa and the Indian Ocean Trade

November 1, 12 pm • HSSB 4041
Gonda van Steen (U. Florida): Aeschylus’ Persians on the Eve of the Greek War of Independence

January 10, Monday, 12 pm HSSB 4041
Opening reception

January 12, Wednesday, 3 pm HSSB 6020
Jas' Elsner (Oxford & U. Chicago): Art and Rhetoric in Roman Culture
(sponsored by Classics & History)

January 21, Friday, 4 pm (*new time)HSSB 4041
John Younger (University of Kansas): Women in Prehistoric Greece

January 31, Monday, 12 pmHSSB 4041
David Phillips (UCLA): Some Problems with Hubris in Athenian Law

February, 7, Monday, 12 pmHSSB 4041
Robert Morstein-Marx (UCSB): Alea iacta est and all that: Game Theory and Caesar at the Rubicon

February 8, Tuesday, 5:30 pmSanta Barbara Museum of Natural History
Ronald Stroud (UC Berkeley): Magic & Religion at Corinth
(sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America) 

February 14, 12 pm • HSSB 4041
Elizabeth Clark (Duke University): Late Antiquity

March 7, 12 pm • HSSB 4041
Michael Dixon (U. Southern Indiana):
Early Hellenistic Corinth Between Antigonid Macedon and the Achaian League

March 7, 12 pm • HSSB 4041
Michael Dixon (U. Southern Indiana):
Early Hellenistic Corinth Between Antigonid Macedon and the Achaian League

April 6, 5 pm • HSSB 4041
Felipe Rojas (Getty Postdoctoral Fellow):
The Display of Lydian Realia in Roman Sardis

April 11, 12 pm • HSSB 6020
Ron Mellor (UCLA), Phi Beta Kappa lecturer:
East and West: Encounters along the Silk Road

April 15, 12 pm • Time & Place TBA
Alessandro Barchiesi (University of Siena at Arezzo):
G.H. Spogli Professor of Italian Studies, Stanford University and 2011-12 Sather Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley
The Mountains: Representations of Italic landscapes in the Aeneid

May 2, 9am-5pm • HSSB 6020
Comparative Borderlands Conference:
(complete program available soon)

May 20, 4pm • HSSB 3041
Leslie Wallace (U. Pittsburgh):
Expansion and Retreat: Conceptualizing the Han Northwestern Frontier (50BCE-150CE)

May 27, 4pm • HSSB 4041
Stuart Gray (Political Science, UCSB):
Ancient India & Early Greece: A Historical-Comparative Approach to Political Thought and the Concept of Ruling

 


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