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Classical and Mediterranean Studies Resources: Classical Art & Archaeology Events in Nashville

Public Events

All lectures are free and open to the public.

For lectures held at the Parthenon, please call (862-8431) to reserve a seat.


Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 12pm
Michelle Campos, University of Florida
Rethinking Jewish-Arab Relations in Palestine and Israel: Lessons from the Archives and the Streets
Where: Vanderbilt University, 123 Buttrick Hall
Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 4:10pm
Sarah Madole, Borough of Manhattan Community College
A  Third Century Battle Sarcophagus in Tyre: Love and War in Roman Syria
Where: Vanderbilt University, 203 Cohen Hall
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at 6pm
Steve Werke, Associate Professor and Director of the Spatial Analysis Research Laboratory, Department of Anthropology, Vanderbilt University
Colonizing Spaces in the Andes: Toward Embodied Archaeological Perspectives Through Virtual Reality and Simulation
Where: Vanderbilt University, 203 Cohen Hall
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 4:10pm
Andrea Seri, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Argentina
Title: Before Noah: Gilgamesh and the Flood
Where:  Vanderbilt University, 203 Cohen Hall
Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 6pm

Veronica Ikeshoji-Orlati, Robert H. Smith Postdoctoral Research Associate for Digital Projects, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art

Making Ancient Vases Sing: Musical Imagery in the Art of South Italy
Where: Nashville Parthenon
Tuesday, March 21, 2019 
Peter Bing, University of Toronto
Ecphrasis and Iconoclasm in the Epigrams of Palladas
Where: TBA
Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 6pm
Dr. Dorina Moullou, Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, Directorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities Department
Digital Approaches to Greek Architecture
Where: Nashville Parthenon
Tuesday, April 2, 2019 
2019 Distinguished Lecture
Charlotte Roueché, King's College London
Topic:  History of the Roman East and Digital Humanities
Where: TBA
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 6pm
AIA/Kress Alumni Lecture
Hazel Dodge, Associate Professor and Head of Discipline, Classics, Trinity College Dublin
Marble Monuments and Imperial Identity: Stone as Symbols of Power in Ancient Rome
Where: Nashville Parthenon