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Connectivity, Mobility, and Scale in the Ancient Western Mediterranean: A Symposium

Friday, February 14, 2020
2:00-6:00 PM
2175 Angell Hall Map
Friday events are free & open to the public. Saturday events are by RSVP-only and intended primarily for graduate students and faculty of the University of Michigan.

Friday, February 14

3 - 4:00 pm: Graduate Student Posters
Graduate posters also on display throughout the day on Saturday

4 - 6:00 pm: Public Symposium (Part I)

Introduction: Linda Gosner (University of Michigan)
Peter van Dommelen (Brown University)
Miguel Ángel Cau (University of Barcelona)
Against the Grain: Transversal and Micro-Connectivities in the Ancient Western Mediterranean
Pre-Circulated Paper Workshop

Saturday, February 15

Please note: If you plan to attend the workshop please RSVP and contact Linda Gosner ( to access the pre-circulated papers.

Morning Session (9-12:20 am)

9-9:10: Introduction: Jeremy Hayne (Independent Scholar)
9:10-9:50: Anthony Russell (Independent Scholar)
10-10:40: Jeremy Hayne (Independent Scholar)
10:50-11:30: Catherine Steidl (Koç University)
11:40-12:20: Jessica Nowlin (UT Austin)
Lunch Break (12:20-2pm)

Afternoon Session (2-5pm)

2-2:40: Giulia Saltini Semerari (Museum of Anthropological Archaeology, University of Michigan)
2:50 – 3:00: Linda Gosner (University of Michigan)
3:10-3:50: Catalina Mas (University of Barcelona)
4-4:40: Alejandro Sinner (University of Victoria)
4:40-5: Closing Comments: Peter van Dommelen and Miguel Ángel Cau
Closed Discussion About Publication (5-6)

Symposium (Part II)
Thursday, February 27

TBD: Graduate Student Discussion with Tamar Hodos (University of Bristol)

4-6 pm: Public Symposium (Part II) – Tamar Hodos (University of Bristol)
Building: Angell Hall
Event Type: Conference / Symposium
Tags: Classical Studies, Conference
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Center for Research on Learning and Teaching, The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts, History of Art, Rackham Graduate School, Department of Middle East Studies, International Institute, CEW+, Eisenberg Institute for Historical Studies, Kelsey Museum of Archaeology, Department of Anthropology, Department of History, Modern Greek Program, Interdepartmental Program in Ancient History, Interdepartmental Program in Classical Art and Archaeology, Museum of Anthropological Archaeology
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