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2013 Ranieri Colloquium

The NYU Center for Ancient Studies announces

The Ranieri Colloquium on Ancient Studies

Western Sicily Revisited: An Archaeology of Cross-Cultural Encounters

Friday, November 8, 2013
Jurow Lecture Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science
32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair access)

PROGRAM

9:30am Welcome
Matthew S. Santirocco, Senior Vice Provost, Professor of Classics, and Angelo J. Ranieri Director of Ancient Studies, NYU

Clemente Marconi, James R. McCredie Professor in the History of Greek Art and Archaeology; Director, IFA Excavations at Selinunte, IFA-NYU

10:00am Western Sicily before the Greeks: Mycenaeans and Others along the Mediterranean Seaboard
Massimo Cultraro, CNR Catania

10:45am Monte Iato: A Native Settlement in Western Sicily
Christoph Reusser, University of Zurich

11:30am Tyranny in Selinus
Nino Luraghi, Princeton University

12:15pm The Cult of Demeter at Selinunte: A Reassessment
Caterina Greco, Superintendent of Cultural Heritage of Agrigento

1:00pm LUNCH BREAK

2:00pm The Getty Hexameters
Christopher Faraone, University of Chicago

2:45pm Greeks and Non-Greeks in Selinunte between the Archaic and Hellenistic Periods: A Revision
Clemente Marconi, IFA-NYU

3:30pm Building Local Responses: Ritual Architectures in Western Sicily (8th-5th Centuries B.C.E.)
Meritxell Ferrer Martin, Stanford University

This conference is co-sponsored by the NYU Institute of Fine Arts and is being presented in conjunction with the IFA's annual report on the IFA-NYU excavations on the Akropolis of Selinunte.  That annual lecture, by Clemente Marconi, will take place on November 7 at 6:00pm at the IFA, 1 East 78th Street.

This conference is free and open to the public.  For more information, please contact ancient.studies@nyu.edu