2015 Biannual Graduate Student Conference of the Canadian Institute in Greece

Date: 
Friday, February 6, 2015 - 12:00 to Saturday, February 7, 2015 - 17:00
Location: 
University of Windsor (McPherson Lounge, Alumni Hall)
Event Description: 

2015 Biannual Graduate Student Conference of the Canadian Institute in Greece: “Reproduction and Repurposing in Antiquity”

Dr. Timothy Winters, Professor of Classics at Austin Peay State University and the current Gertrude Smith Professor at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, will deliver a keynote talk on the evening of Friday 6 February on the archaeology and history of the island of Salamis and his research there, titled: ‘“There’s Nothing Out There”: A Survey of the Archaeological Sites on the Island of Salamis’.

Tina Ross (MA, University of Victoria), current archaeological illustrator and publication artist at projects such as Mitrou, Pylos, Eleon, Kenchreai, and Aigeira will be conducting a professional workshop on drawing archaeological ceramics and understanding pot sherds (http://www.tinaross.ca/archaeologicalillustrationworkshopinfo ross.pdf).  There are still a few places available in the two sessions of 4 hours each, limited to 10 persons per session.  Interested parties should reserve their place as soon as possible by contacting conference coordinator, Jeff Banks (banksjn@mail.uc.edu).  One session will be held in the afternoon of Friday 6 February, the second on Saturday 7 February.  There is a nominal fee to reserve a place at this professional workshop.  Illustration instruments will be available to the participants and they will have the opportunity to handle and engage with actual antiquities.

 

Friday 6 February 2015      

12:00–4:00 PM           Tina Ross: Archaeological Illustration Workshop (Session I)

4:15–5:00 PM             Reception                                     

5:00–6:15 PM             Opening remarks

Keynote Address, Tim Winters:

“There’s Nothing Out There”: A Survey of the Archaeological Sites on the Island of Salamis

 

Saturday 7 February 2015

12:00–4:00 PM           Tina Ross: Archaeological Illustration Workshop (Session II)

 

10:00 AM                    Krista Banks, Wilfrid Laurier University

                                    Repurposing Akrotiri: The Minoanization of a Cycladic Town

10:30 AM                    Rebecca Bennett and Wendy Chennette, Wilfrid Laurier University

Minoan Metamorphosis: Repurposing at Palaikastro

11:00 AM                    Sarah Schofield-Mansur, Brandeis University

From Birth to Burial: Connections to Fertility and Maternity in the IntramuralInfant Container Burials of Late Bronze Age Crete

1:00 PM                      Victoria Newson, Wilfrid Laurier University

                                    The Non-Locals of Grave Circle A

1:30 PM                      Rachel Dewan, University of Oxford

Recycled Religion: The Mycenaean Adoption, Integration, and Manipulation of Minoan Religious Symbols and Practices

2:00 PM                      Anna Belza, Brandeis University

Reexamining the Philistine Question: Continuity or Imitation of Mycenaean Material Culture?

3:00 PM                      Jill Simmons, University of Georgia

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Wine-Dark: The πολυφλοίσβοιο θαλάσσης from Homer to Hesiod

3:30 PM                      Gino Canlas, University of Alberta

Approaches to Monumentality in Thessalian Religion

4:00 PM                      Caitlin Diddams and James Gawley, University at Buffalo SUNY

Quasi Anhelans: Orality and Intertextuality between Cicero De Oratore 3.41 and Augustine De Doctrina Christiana 4.13

4:30 PM                      Closing Remarks