Material Culture Club

Classics 51B Material Culture Club

Published: March 12, 2021

Please join us for a casual conversation led by 51b’s TA Carly Pope on Friday, March 12th at 3PM via Zoom. Using the example of Rome’s ‘eighth hill’, this session will examine the kinds of data pottery convey, how they were made, used, and discarded, as well as what they can tell us about trade. To conclude the…

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Classics 51B Material Culture Club

Published: March 5, 2021

Please join us for a casual conversation led by Getty conservators Leslie Rainer and Thomas Roby on Friday, March 5th at 4PM via Zoom. Join us as Getty conservators Thomas Roby and Leslie Rainer discuss their work to preserve Roman wall paintings and mosaics on site! All are undergraduate students are welcome! To join the discussion, please access…

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Classics 51B Material Culture Club

Published: February 26, 2021

Please join us for a casual conversation led by Getty curatorial assistants Judith Barr and Nicole Budrovichon Friday, Feb. 26th at 1PM via Zoom. This session will present case studies, tracing the voyage of a mosaic from France and the serendipitous discovery of an Etruscan cinerary urn in a Pittsburgh department store! All are undergraduate students are…

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Classics 51B Material Culture Club

Published: February 19, 2021

Please join us for a casual conversation led by 51b’s TA Camille Acosta on Friday, Feb. 19th at 1PM via Zoom. This session will unpack issues in the study of migrant burials in ancient Greece, and give voice to people often overlooked by Classical archaeologists. All are undergraduate students are welcome! To join the discussion, please access this…

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Classics 51B Material Culture Club

Published: February 12, 2021

The objectively awesome Classics 51B Material Culture Club is back! Please join us for a casual conversation led by 51b’s TA Jasmine Akiyama-Kim. This session will explore the turbulent year following Nero’s death, in which four claimants to the throne must articulate their relationship to the absent Julio-Claudian emperor. Join us on Friday, Feb. 12th…

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Classics 51B Material Culture Club

Published: February 5, 2021

The objectively awesome Classics 51B Material Culture Club is back! Please join us for a casual conversation led by 51b’s TA Rachel Wood who will analyze imagery of captured peoples on Roman triumphal arches found in modern-day France on Friday, Feb. 5th at 3PM via Zoom. All are undergraduate students are welcome! To join the discussion,…

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Classics 51B Material Culture Club

Published: January 29, 2021

The objectively awesome Classics 51B Material Culture Club is back! Please join us for a casual conversation led by 51b’s Professor Sarah Beckmann who will unpack the “mysteries” of the Villa of the Mysteries fresco on Friday, Jan. 29th at 1PM via Zoom. All are undergraduate students are welcome! To join the discussion, please access this Zoom link:…

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