Thursday, November 29, 2012

Colloquium at the Seattle APA/AIA Meetings

AFOH members and colloquium at the APA/AIA Meetings

5 January 2013: Seattle Convention Center

"The Modern Reception of Vesuvian Cities"

The AFOH, through leadership of Kenneth Lapatin and Carol Mattusch, has organized a 2.5 hour colloquium (6E) on Saturday 5 January.
Time: 2:45 until 5:15 p.m.
Place: The rooms for the mid-day academic sessions are TBA. Schedules are to be posted at the Washington State Convention Center and the Sheraton Seattle Hotel, downtown Seattle, WA.

"'In their dreams ...': the early finds from Herculaneum", Carol C. Mattusch
"Pompeii as Cultural Property: Political Asset and Liability", Eugene Dwyer
"Pompeii and Trauma in European Postwar Sculpture", John Seydl
"Slaves, Sluts and Saints: The Modern Fantasy Women of Pompeii",
               Victoria Coates
"The Last Days of Pompeii in Cinema", Adrian Staehli

The program has some overlap with a very successful symposium held 17 November 2012 at the Getty Villa, reported on this blog.

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