April 2017

March 1, 2017 to July 15, 2017
9:00am Exhibition: Modern Art from the Barjeel Foundation Collection, Sharjah, UAE
April 3, 2017
4:00pm Everlasting Doubt: Uncertainty in Islamic Representations of the Past
April 4, 2017
5:00pm Birth and Risk in the Roman Empire
April 5, 2017
4:00pm A Disenchanted Elijah: Travel Writing, Allegory, and the Dissimulation of Self in S. Ansky’s Destruction of Galicia
6:00pm Late Antiquity Reading Group
April 6, 2017
4:00pm The Buddhist Caves in Western Deccan between the 'Cotton Road' and the Silk Road (5th - 6th c. CE)
4:30pm SASC Colloquium: Why Philosophy Needs Sanskrit, Now More than Ever
4:30pm YIWSA: Klaus Wagensonner and James Nati
April 6, 2017, April 25, 2017
4:00pm Demotic and Papyrology at Yale
5:00pm Demotic and Papyrology at Yale
April 7, 2017
11:00am Human Occupations and the Evolution of Settlements in the Bukhara Oasis
11:45am St. Kara in the Public Eye
11:45am St. Kara in the Public Eye
12:00pm Classics Colloquium: Emma Bridges
April 10, 2017
12:15pm ptolem-Ebay™: What Ptolemaic Auctions Can Teach Us about the Hellenistic Economy
4:00pm WGAP: Harry Alanen (Oxford)
April 11, 2017
11:45am Rosenthal Memorial Lecture: Cuneiform writing and control in the exilic community of “Yahudu"
3:30pm Keeping track of what happened? A new look at the Babylonian chronicles
April 12, 2017
1:00pm Multilingualism on the Silk Road: A Diachronic Look and the Origins of 20th/21st C. Xinjiang Language Use and Policy
April 13, 2017
9:15am Between Heaven and Earth: Divination, Prophecy and Oracles in the Ancient World
4:30pm The First Sealand Dynasty in Contemporary and Later Perception
5:30pm Museum Practice and Indigenous Cultures: Panel Discussion
April 14, 2017
12:00pm The Artemidorus Papyrus: Backgrounds and Shadows, Authenticity and Virtuality in the History of Ancient Art
12:00pm Sufis and the Limits of Sovereignty: Interrogating Religious Authority in Mughal India
12:00pm "Fakes and Forgeries": Jas Elsner (Oxford)
2:00pm Abstract Workshop
April 17, 2017
7:00pm Women’s Voices: A Conversation with Professor Mary Beard
April 18, 2017
5:00pm Rome in the World History of Universal Empire
April 20, 2017
5:00pm How to spot a Roman emperor: identification, hair-styles and wishful thinking
5:00pm Dante's Tormented Writing of Convivio: The Ethics of Doubt and the Making of a New Inellectual
April 20, 2017, April 24, 2017, April 26, 2017
6:00pm Franz Rosenzweif Lecture Series by Peter E. Gordon.
6:00pm Franz Rosenzweif Lecture Series by Peter E. Gordon.
4:00pm Franz Rosenzweif Lecture Series by Peter E. Gordon.
April 21, 2017
9:30am Philology Day: Greek Lyric
April 23, 2017 to April 25, 2017
9:00am Feeding on Dreams: Exiles and Exile in Late Antiquity
9:00am Feeding on Dreams: Exiles and Exile in Late Antiquity
April 24, 2017
12:00pm Greco-Roman Lunch: Tom Miller
4:30pm Rewriting the History of Technology in Antiquity
April 25, 2017
1:00pm Ancient Judaism Workshop -Maria Doerfler
April 26, 2017
5:00pm The Enduring Analects: A Book's Life in Early Imperial China
6:00pm WGAP: Devin Henry
April 27, 2017
4:00pm In the Wake of the Mongols: The Making of a New Social Order in North China, 1200-1600
4:30pm The First Pagan Historian: Dares Phrygius and the Forging of Antiquity's Origins
April 28, 2017
12:00pm Consuming Greek and Excreting Latin in Ostia's Fresco of the Seven Sages
4:30pm When a Crisis Strikes: Untimely Ethics of Mawaru Penguindrum
5:00pm Alex Purves (UCLA)