Classics and Archaeology Well-Represented at National Annual Meetings

The two leading national organizations for Classics, the AIA (Archaeological Institute of America) and APA (American Philological Association), will jointly hold their annual conference from January 2 -5. This year three of our students and three faculty members will be presenting research, directing colloquia, or chairing sessions, in addition to other professional activities:

Jami Baxley:  January 3, 11:00-3:00.  AIA Poster Session.  ‘The Use of Structured Light Scanning for the Study of the Linear B Deposits from Pylos, Messenia, Greece’ (with Dr. Newhard, B. Rennison, D. Nikassis, and K. Pluta)

Craig Garrison:  January 3, 11:00-3:00.  AIA Poster Session.  ‘A Catalog of Carriage Steps in the Historic District of Charleston: Paving the Way to Understanding the Historic Streetscape of Charleston’

Noelle Zeiner-Carmichael: January 3, 1:30 – 4:30.  APA Session 24 (Epistolary Fiction and Realities).  ‘Master of Letters:  Linguistic Competence in Fronto’s Correspondence’

James Newhard: January 4, 12:30 – 2:30.  Session Chair.  AIA Session 5D (Mapping the Roman World)

Alvaro Ibarra:  January 5, 8:30 – 11:30.  Colloquium Co-organizer.  AIA Session 7E.  ‘Composing Unity and Subverting Sovereignty in Iron Age and Roman Dacia’

Jeremy Miller:  January 5, 8:30 – 11:30.  AIA Session 7E. ‘The Evolution of Roman Encampments in Southern Dacia: An Analysis of Roman Operations and Military Fortifications Along the Upper Olt River Valley’ (with Dr. Ibarra)

Congratulations and good luck over the next few days!