Ancient Borderlands Research Focus Group
Int 594AB: Ancient Borderlands

Lists of past presenters from Fall 2011 to Spring 2012.

October 14, 12 pm • HSSB 4041
Michele Salzman (UC Riverside):
Elite Contestations, Space and Ideology after the Sack of Rome in 410

October 15, 9:15 am - 4:00 pm • HSSB 4041
UC Multi-Campus Research Group on Ancient Borderlands (fall meeting)

October 17, 5 pm • HSSB 6020
Deborah Carlson (Texas A&M):
The Tektas Burnu Shipwreck: Shedding New Light on Classical Ionia

October 28, 5 pm • HSSB 3041
Vicky Ballmes (UCSB):
Yours and Mine, But Not Ours: The Toledot Yeshu and Identity Construction in Late Antiquity

November 4, 4 pm • HSSB 4041
Tonio Hoelscher (Heidelberg):
Penelope in Persepolis or The Power of Images to Stop War with an Arch-Enemy

February 15, 4 pm • Kerr Hall Studio B (Room 1205C)
Kate Cooper (Manchester):
Martyrs, Apologists and the Ancient Novel

Friday, 27 January, 3:30pm in HSSB 2001A
Bradley Parker (University of Utah)
Domestic Production and Subsistence in an Ubaid Household in Upper Mesopotamia.

Saturday, 28 January, 9:30am-3:00pm in HSSB 6020
Beyond Borderlands Multi-Campus Research Group-- Winter Meeting

Thursday, 16 February, 4pm in HSSB 6020
Josiah Ober (Stanford), Greg Anderson (Ohio State), Glenn Patten (UCSB)
Using the Ancient Greeks to Think about Public Goods: A Dialogue

Friday, 24 February, 12pm in HSSB 4020
Catherine Conybeare (Bryn Mawr)
Civitates Permixtae: Cicero, Arendt, Augustine

Friday, 24 February, 4pm in HSSB 6020
Wang Haicheng (U. Washington)
From Material Exchange in Eurasia to Liberating Appropriations in World Art.

Friday, 2 March, 12pm in HSSB 4020
Talk by Leonard Rutgers (Utrecht)
New Discoveries in the Jewish and Early Christian Catacombs of Rome.

Friday, 9 March, TBA
Nick Cahill (Wisconsin; director of Sardis Expedition)

Tuesday, 03 April, 3:00pm in HSSB 2001A
John Adams (University of Southampton, UK)
The Archaeology of Shipwrecks: Treasuring the Past?
Co-Sponsored by the Department of Anthropology and the Archaeology RFG

Tuesday, 03 April, 5:30pm in HSSB 6020
Andrew Goldman (Gonzaga University)
In Search of King Midas: New Discoveries and Reinterpretations at Gordion (Turkey)
Sponsored by the Archaeological Institute of America

Friday, 13 April to Sunday, 15 April in HSSB 6020
Third Biennial Borderlands Graduate Student Conference: Conflict, Consensus, and the Crossing of Boundaries in the Premodern World

Friday, 20 April at 3:00pm in HSSB 1173
Nicolas Purcell (Oxford University)

Friday, 11 May to Saturday, 12 May
Conference: New Directions in Homer and Hesiod
Sponsored by the Department of Classics

Friday, 18 May at 4pm in HSSB 6020
John Hyland (Christopher Newport U.)
The Great King and the Sea: Achaemenid-Greek maritime frontiers

Friday, 25 May
Touraj Daryaee (Irvine)
Sasanian Logic and Ideology of War against the Romans

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