Dr. Andrea Berlin (Boston University) to lecture at the University of Iowa on Attic Pottery in the Persian Levant

Dr. Andrea M. Berlin, the James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology at Boston University

Dr. Andrea M. Berlin, the James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology at Boston University

The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History is pleased to announce a lecture by Dr. Andrea M. Berlin, the James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology at Boston University, entitled “Attic Pottery in the Persian Levant: 5 Short Stories”.

Lecturer: Dr. Andrea M. Berlin, the James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology at Boston University
Title: “Attic Pottery in the Persian Levant: 5 Short Stories”
Date: Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Time: 5:30 p.m.
Place: 240 Art Building West

About Dr. Berlin:
Professor Andrea M. Berlin is the James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology at Boston University. She received an MA in Syro-Palestinian Archaeology from the University of Chicago’s Oriental Institute, and a Ph.D. in Classical Art and Archaeology from the University of Michigan. She has been excavating in the eastern Mediterranean for over thirty years, working on projects from Troy in Turkey to Coptos in southern Egypt to Paestum, in Italy. Her specialty is the Near East from the time of Alexander the Great through the Roman era, about which she has written four books and over forty articles. Prof. Berlin is especially interested in studying the realities of daily life, and in exploring the intersection of politics and cultural change in antiquity. She is one of the Archaeological Institute of America’s most accomplished teachers and lecturers, having traveled to over 60 societies across the United States and Canada, most recently as the AIA’s 2008 Joukowsky Lecturer. In 2009 she was awarded the AIA’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching.

Sponsored by: The University of Iowa School of Art & Art History and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences.

Individuals with Disabilities:
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact the School of Art and Art History at 319/335-1376.

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