February 2017

September 6, 2016 to February 6, 2017
9:00am Exhibition: An American Orientalist: The Life and Legacy of Edward E. Salisbury (1814-1901)
February 6, 2017
12:15pm Greco-Roman Lunch: Vince van Theinen
4:00pm Classics Colloquium: Rachel Love
February 9, 2017
4:00pm Koryo Buddhist Painting in East Asia
4:30pm Archaeology and Restoration in the Mani: Visualizing the Byzantine Village of Kastania
5:00pm Samson in Stone: the Ancient Synagogue at Huqoq in Israel's Galilee
February 10, 2017
6:00pm Book Launch: "For the Most Beautiful"
February 13, 2017
5:00pm καὶ πᾶν ὡς εἰπεῖν τὸ Ἑλληνικὸν ἐκινήθη: the frequency and intensity of stasis
February 14, 2017
4:00pm The Biggest Megadrought: The mid-Holocene (re)emergence of the Sahara Desert and its climatic and cultural impacts
February 15, 2017
4:30pm Did Daoist Scriptures come with a Price Tag? Pledge Offerings for Daoist Scriptures in Early Medieval China
5:30pm Melissa Mueller (UMass Amherst)
February 17, 2017
12:00pm "Fakes and Forgeries": Irene Peirano Garrison and Mick Hunter
4:00pm WGAP: Lea Shroeder
4:00pm WGAP: Lea Shroeder
5:15pm Mixed Multitudes: Human Mobility and Dynamic Community in Classical Sicily
February 20, 2017
5:00pm Jane Raisch (Berkeley)
February 21, 2017
4:00pm Gulkišar, Greatest among Men: a New Akkadian Royal Epic
February 22, 2017, February 27, 2017, March 2, 2017
4:00pm Old English Laguage and Literature Talk Series
4:30pm Old English Laguage and Literature Talk Series
February 22, 2017
4:30pm Commenting on Avicenna's (d.1037) Pointers and Reminders: the legacy of Fakhr al-Din al-Razi (d.1210)
5:00pm Golds Red, White and Yellow: Global Exchange circa 1300
6:30pm Late Antiquity Reading Group
6:30pm Late Antiquity Reading Group
February 23, 2017
4:30pm Rewriting Tang Literati Lives: New Views of Literary Composition in Biographies of the New Tang History
5:00pm Chiara Ricciardone (Berkeley)
5:30pm The Stag in Sanctuary
February 24, 2017
12:00pm The Fall of an Empire and the Transformation of a Society: Contradictory or Complementary?
5:00pm Patrolling the Places in Between: The Classical Oropeia
February 27, 2017
12:15am Greco-Roman Lunch: Olivia Stewart
12:15pm Prophecy, Violence, Delphic Ambivalence: Readings in Lucan's Civil War and John's Apocalypse
5:00pm Adam Lecznar (UCL)
February 28, 2017
1:00pm The Bavli, the Den, and the Formation of Religious Corpora in the Sasonian Empire