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Workshop: “Baths as Sculptural and Epigraphic Environments during Late Antiquity,” Jordan Pickett, Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium, Cochrane-Woods Art Center, March 29, 4:30pm

This is a friendly reminder that the Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium will hold our first meeting of Spring Quarter 2011 TOMORROW, Tuesday, March 29.

Jordan Pickett, Ph.D. Candidate in Art and Archaeology of the Mediterranean World at the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) will be presenting his paper entitled: “Baths as Sculptural and Epigraphic Environments during Late Antiquity.”

The meeting will be held at 4:30p.m. in the Cochrane-Woods Art Center (5540 S Greenwood) in Room 156.

Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance or anyone seeking more information should contact Nathan Leidholm (nleidholm@uchicago.edu).

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Workshop: “Face to Face without Shadow: St. Catherine’s Relics and Visual Culture at Sinai in the 13th Century,” The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium, Tuesday, March 15, 4:30pm

The Workshop on Late Antiquity and Byzantium is proud to announce our last meeting of Winter Quarter 2011.

On Tuesday, March 15, Kristine (Hess) Larison, Ph.D. candidate in Art History at the University of Chicago, will present her work entitled “Face to Face without Shadow: St. Catherine’s Relics and Visual Culture at Sinai in the 13th Century.”

The meeting will be held at 4:30p.m. in the Cochrane-Woods Art Center (5540 S Greenwood), Room 156.

Persons with a disability who believe they may need assistance or anyone seeking more information should contact Nathan Leidholm (nleidholm@uchicago.edu)

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“The Byzantine Heritage of the Republic of Macedonia and its Preservation,” Pance Velkov, Cochrane-Woods Art Center, March 1

March 1- Pance Velkov, Professor at the Ecole centrale de Paris and President of the Makedonida Foundation for heritage conservation and education:  “The Byzantine Heritage of the Republic of Macedonia and its Preservation”

All presentations are on Tuesdays at 4:30p.m. in the Cochrane-Woods Art Center (5540 S Greenwood), Room 156, unless otherwise noted.

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Call for Papers: The Late Antiquity and Byzantium Workshop, UChicago, Winter and Spring Quarters

The Late Antiquity and Byzantium Workshop is calling for papers for Winter and Spring Quarter. Submissions from graduate students with dissertation chapters or proposals are especially encouraged.

The workshop has as its focus the Eastern Mediterranean World from 330 – 1453 CE, as approached from a variety of viewpoints, including Late Rome, Byzantium, Early Islam, Slavic Studies, Crusader Periods, and Eastern Church Studies.  The workshop will usually meet Tuesday afternoons in Cochrane-Woods Art Center (5540 S. Greenwood Ave., just north of the Regenstein Library), Room 156, at 4:30 p.m.  Meetings on other days of the week are possible by request.  Sessions typically run for approximately 90 minutes (including the presentation of the paper and a questions and answer session), followed by more informal conversation.

Those who would like to present or would like some additional information should contact Nathan Leidholm by e-mail (nleidholm@uchicago.edu) or by phone (701-436-6052).

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Call for Papers: The Late Antiquity and Byzantium Workshop at UChicago

The Late Antiquity and Byzantium Workshop is calling for papers for its 2010-2011 calendar. Submissions from graduate students with dissertation chapters or proposals are especially encouraged.

The workshop has as its focus the Eastern Mediterranean World from 330 – 1453 CE, as approached from a variety of viewpoints, including Late Rome, Byzantium, Early Islam, Slavic Studies, Crusader Periods, and Eastern Church Studies. The workshop will usually meet Tuesday afternoons in Cochrane-Woods Art Center (5540 S. Greenwood Ave., just north of the Regenstein Library), Room 156, at 4:30 p.m.  Meetings on other days of the week are possible by request. Sessions typically run for approximately 90 minutes (including the presentation of the paper and a questions and answer session), followed by more informal conversation.

Those who would like to present or would like some additional information should contact Nathan Leidholm by e-mail (nleidholm@uchicago.edu).

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