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Moshe Fischer to Deliver AIA Lecture October 25 at the Nashville Parthenon

Moshe Fischer, professor emeritus, department of archaeology and ancient Near Eastern civilizations, Tel Aviv University, will deliver the AIA Lecture at 6 pm on Thursday, October 25, at the Nashville Parthenon. Fischer, director of the Yavney-Yam excavations, will address “Greece and Rome in the Holy Land:The Impact of Marble.” He will focus on the impact…

Posted by on October 22, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, VRC


Digital Futures, Archaeological Pasts: Student-Curated Exhibition Opens October 25 in Fine Arts Gallery

During the spring semester 2018, nine history of art students studied a selection of ancient Mediterranean antiquities in the collection of the Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery. The objects at the center of the exhibit range in date from the sixth century BCE to the first century CE and include Greek and Etruscan vases, a…

Posted by on October 21, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Photographic Exhibit Captures Pompeii’s Ongoing History As An Archaeological Site

Destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 CE, the ancient city of Pompeii has captured the imagination of the public since it was first excavated in 1748. Pompeii Archive: Recent Photographs by William Wylie, on view in the Vanderbilt Fine Arts Gallery from October 25 through December 6,.features a selection of recent work…

Posted by on October 21, 2018 in Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Explore Ancient Rome with Goldberg Lecturer Bernard Frischer in a Hands-on Workshop on October 11

Bernard Frischer, director of the Rome Reborn project and professor of informatics at Indiana University, will present “Rome Reborn VR: A Demonstration of Recently Published Applications,” a hands-on workshop (with lunch) held Thursday, October 11, from 12:30 to 2 pm in the History of Art’s Visual Resources Center, 134 Cohen Memorial Hall. Participants will be…

Posted by on October 8, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Hermann Haller to Deliver Lecture on Monday, October 8

Hermann Haller, professor of Italian, comparative literature, and French, Queens College, CUNY, will present a lecture entitled “Between Local and Global: The Italian Language in Urban America” on Monday, October 8, at 2:20 pm in Furman Hall 311. Haller’s primary research interests are Italian linguistics and dialectology, Romance philology, Italian as an immigrant language, and…

Posted by on October 5, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Mireille Lee to Address Modern Collections of Ancient Greek Mirrors on October 6

With the rise of new technologies, the definition of objects is changing along with our understanding of collecting.¬†Collectibles are no longer limited to their material shape but also appear on screen, retrieved from source codes and algorithms. The simultaneity of actual and virtual objects is transforming our cultural memory. Concepts of our past and projections…

Posted by on October 3, 2018 in Conferences, Digital Humanities, Events, Fine Arts Gallery, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Virtual Archaeologist Bernard Frischer to Deliver Goldberg Lecture on October 11

Bernard Frischer, a leading virtual archaeologist and director of the Virtual Heritage Program and professor of informatics at Indiana University, will deliver the Norman L. and Roselea J. Goldberg Lecture on Thursday, October 11, at 4:10 pm in 203 Cohen Memorial Hall on the Peabody campus. Frischer, founding director of the Virtual World Heritage Laboratory,…

Posted by on October 2, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Chancellor’s October 3 Town Hall to Focus on the Arts, Theatre and Music

Chancellor Nicholas Zeppos will host a town hall on Wednesday, October 3, to address “The Role and Impact of the Arts, Theatre and Music on Campus and in the Greater Society.” All members of the Vanderbilt community are invited to attend the event, which will be held from 10 a.m. to noon in the Student…

Posted by on October 1, 2018 in Events, HART, News, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Computational Archaeologist Isaac Ullah to Present Lecture at DH Center on October 2

Isaac Ullah, assistant professor of anthropology, San Diego State University, will deliver a lecture on “Computational Modeling, Archaeology, and the Anthropocene”¬†at the Center for Digital Humanities on Tuesday, October 2, from 3:00-4:30 pm. Ullah (PhD, Arizona State University, 2013) is a computational archaeologist who employs GIS and simulation modeling to understand the long-term dynamics of…

Posted by on September 26, 2018 in Digital Humanities, Events, HART, Lectures, News, Technology, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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Kevin Murphy to Host Commodore Classroom in NYC on September 30

New York’s historic Hudson Valley has been a crucible for art making since the mid-nineteenth century. Since the publication of Washington Irving’s Legend of Sleepy Hollow in 1820, the region’s storied history has excited the imaginations of literary figures, visual artists and patrons, including the Vanderbilt family. Kevin Murphy, chair and professor of history of…

Posted by on September 25, 2018 in Events, HART, Lectures, News, Student/Alumni, Vanderbilt University, VRC


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