|Monday, September 24, 2018 - 4:00pm|
All meetings start at noon in Phelps Hall, Romm 401. A light lunch is served.
September 14, Mick Hunter (Yale University)
October 12, Verity Platt (Cornell University)
November 2, Karl Taube (UC Riverside)
December 7, James McHugh (University of Southern California)
January 25, Bissera Pentcheva (Stanford University)
February 15, Ed Kamens (Yale Univeristy)
March 8, Kim Haines-Eitzen (Cornell University)
April 19, Mary Weismantel (Northwestern University)
|Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:00pm|
No ancient civilization invested more in musical instruments than bronze-age China, whose bells were the acme of technological and artistic achievement. In this talk, Mick Hunter will discuss the ritual, political, and cosmological significance of bells in early China with a special focus onthe set of 64 inscribed bells discovered in the tomb of the Marquis Yi of Zeng (d. ca. 433 BCE). As the first of this year’s workshops on “Sensory Experiences in Ancient and Premodern Ritual,” it will also explore the role of pitch in the experience of early Chinese rituals.
A light lunch will be served
|Friday, September 14, 2018 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm|
“New Approaches for Studying the Past”, an afternoon workshop that focuses on projects in experimental archaeology. The workshop, which has been generously sponsored by Archaia, the Yale Program for the Study of Ancient and Premodern Cultures and Societies, will address three main areas of research currently being undertaken at Yale: the manufacture and use of Greek pottery, the metallurgical study of Roman coins and Chinese mirrors, and the analysis of surviving pigments on ancient objects.
Speakers include Milette Gaifman (History of Art, Classics), Andres Garces (Conservation), Chelsea Graham (IPCH), Benjamin Hellings (YUAG), Irma Passeri (Conservation), Carol Snow (Conservation), and Sanchita Balachandran (Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum).
Since space is limited in the Numismatics Study Room, please RSVP to email@example.com.
|Tuesday, September 25, 2018 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm|