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News from the Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Professor Peter Magee speaks at German Archaeological Institute annual plenary

Professor Magee was invited to speak at the final plenary of the German Archaeological Institute (DAI), a scientific organization within the German Foreign Ministry. Magee delivered his research to a group of scholars from the DAI and German Universities who focus on technical innovations and their social consequences in prehistory and antiquity. Magee's talk, "The [...]

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Professor Lisa Saltzman (History of Art) participated in "The Art of Memory and Mourning" Symposium

Lisa Saltzman, Professor of History of Art and Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Chair in the Humanities, participated in the symposium “The Art of Memory and Mourning,” November 14 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. The symposium was dedicated to art historian Cynthia J. Mills (1947–2014), former executive editor of the journal American Art and Smithsonian [...]

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Archaeology Graduate Students Present at ASOR 2014

Steven Karacic and Maggie Beeler, both Ph.D candidates in Archaeology, recently presented papers at the annual meeting of the American School of Oriental Research, held in San Diego, November 19-22. Maggie’s talk was titled, “Untying the Knot: Investigating Knotted Belts and Lion Colossi at Assurnasirpal's Northwest Palace, Nimrud (Calah).” Steven was the lead author of [...]

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Shannon Steiner (History of Art) presents at 40th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference

Shannon Steiner, Ph.D. candidate in the History of Art, recently presented at the 40th Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, held at Simon Fraser University, Vancouver BC, from November 6-9, 2014. She was invited to participate in the session "Two Columns and a Stylite," organized by Dr. Robert G. Ousterhout of the University of Pennsylvania. Her paper, [...]

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Christina Marinelli (Archaeology, M.A. '13) joins the Education Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

This past September, Christina Marinelli became Education Programs Associate in the Academic Programs division of the Education Department at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Principally, Christina is responsible for the workings of the Met’s fellowship office – working with the various curatorial and conservation departments to host fellows and visiting scholars, and organizing professional development [...]

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