Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Ranieri Colloquium on Ancient Studies - Nov. 8, 2013

The Center for Ancient Studies (New York University) announces the Ranieri Colloquium on Ancient Studies: 

Western Sicily Revisited: An Archaeology of Cross-Cultural Encounters

Friday, November 8, 2013
Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science
32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair accessible)

9:30 am Welcome
Matthew S. Santirocco, Senior Vice Provost, Professor of Classics, and Angelo J. Ranieri Director of Ancient Studies, NYU

Clemente Marconi, James R. McCredie Professor in the History of Greek Art and Archaeology; Director, IFA Excavations at Selinunte, IFA-NYU

10:00 am Western Sicily before the Greeks: Mycenaeans and Others along the Mediterranean Seaboard
Massimo Cultraro, CNR Catania

10:45 am Monte Iato: A Native Settlement in Western Sicily
Christoph Reusser, University of Zürich

11:30 am Tyranny in Selinus
Nino Luraghi, Princeton University

12:15 pm The Cult of Demeter at Selinunte: A Reassessment
Caterina Greco, Archaeological Park of Selinunte


2:00 pm The Getty Hexameters
Christopher Faraone, University of Chicago

2:45 pm Greeks and Non-Greeks in Selinunte between the Archaic and Hellenistic Periods: A Revision
Clemente Marconi, IFA-NYU

3:30 pm Building Local Responses: Ritual Architectures in Western Sicily (8th-5th Centuries b.c.e.)
Meritxell Ferrer Martín, Stanford University

This conference is co-sponsored by the NYU Institute of Fine Arts and is being presented in conjunction with the IFA’s annual report on the IFA-NYU excavations on the Akropolis of Selinunte. That annual lecture, by Clemente Marconi, will take place on November 7 at 6:00 pm at the IFA, 1 East 78th Street.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact ancient.studies@nyu.edu