Dr. Jitse Dijkstra discusses graffiti in the ancient Mediterranean, including the religious use of graffiti as a form of personal piety in ancient Egypt.
Monthly Archives: November 2020
Podcast Season 1, Episode 11 – Making Waves in the Aegean: Lana Radloff and the Milesian Seascape
On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Dr. Lana Radloff, Sessional Lecturer in the Department of Classical Studies at Bishop’s University.
Listen in, as she discusses her research on seascapes, the ancient sensory experience of the Mediterranean, and the city of Miletus.
Video #8: Hannah Lau talks about Zooarchaeology and Domesticated Animals
In the eighth instalment of our video series, Dr. Hannah Lau discusses zooarchaeology and the study of animal domesticates in Bronze Age Azerbaijan, including subsistence strategies, animal husbandry, and animal burial in tombs.
Podcast Season 1, Episode 10 – Golden Years and Silver Hair: the Greek Art of Aging with Susan Matheson
On Episode #10 of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we are joined by Susan Matheson, the Molly and Walter Barreis Curator of Ancient Art at the Yale University Art Gallery.
Listen in, as we discuss old age and the ways in which the elderly are depicted in ancient Greek art. Notably, Susan Matheson takes us through the varying portrayals of elderly men and women and how these differences manifest across discrete media, especially vase painting and sculpture.
Video #7: Rebecca Futo Kennedy Talks About Migrant Women in the Ancient Greek World
In the seventh instalment of our video series, Dr. Rebecca Futo Kennedy discusses migrant women in the ancient Greek world, including evidence for their occupation and status, as well as how we study where women in the ancient world emigrated from and immigrated to.
Podcast Season 1, Episode 9 – Living in a Material World: Jennifer Stager and Technicolour Statues
On this episode of the Peopling the Past Podcast, we talk with Dr. Jennifer Stager, an Assistant Professor at Johns Hopkins University in the Department of History of Art, whose research interests include color and materiality, feminisms, multilinguality and cultural exchange, ancient Greek and Roman medicine, and classical receptions.
Join us, as we delve into Dr. Stager’s exciting research on polychromy in the ancient Mediterranean, especially the use of colour on Greek statues.