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Insularities: A Diachronic Interdisciplinary Investigation - 07-08/12/2017, New York (NY, USA)

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The New York University Paris Science et Lettres Global Alliance presents INSULARITIES: A DIACHRONIC INTERDISCIPLINARY INVESTIGATION.  This event is generously supported and co-sponsored by the NYU Alexander S. Onassis Program in Hellenic Studies, Center for Ancient Studies, Department of Classics, Dean of the College of Arts and Science, and La Maison Française, and by the Cyprus Embassy Trade Center.

 

FECHA/DATE/DATA: 07-08/12/2017


LUGAR/LOCATION/LUOGO: Jurow Hall, Silver Center for Arts and Science, New York UniversityScreening Room and Atrium, The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, New York (NY, USA)


ORGANIZADOR/ORGANIZER/ORGANIZZATORE: The New York University - Paris Science et Lettres Global Alliance

 

INFO: web -  joan.connelly@nyu.edu  joan@yeronisos.org

 

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THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2017


Silver Center for Arts and Science, Jurow Lecture Hall
32 Waverly Place or 31 Washington Place (wheelchair access)
 
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Welcome
Katherine E. Fleming, Provost, NYU
Andrew Monson, Chair, Department of Classics, NYU 

Introduction
NYU and Island Archaeology
Joan Breton Connelly, Department of Classics, NYU

Keynote Address 
Insularities without Essentialism 
Francois de Polignac, Directeur d’études, École Pratique des Haute Ètudes, Paris, Doyen de la Section des Sciences religieuses 

Response
Stefanos Geroulanos, Department of History, NYU

Reception with Cyprus wines and meze 
Sponsored by the Cyprus Embassy Trade Center


FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8TH, 2017


The King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center, Screening Room and Atrium
53 Washington Square South

9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Marine Ecologies; Island Views
Tatiana Theodoropoulou, Institut d’Etudes Advancés de Paris 
 
Continent or Island? Modern Ways of Looking at Sicily
Clemente Marconi, NYU

Questions of Insularity: Cults and Sanctuaries of the Cyclades
Erica Angliker, University of Zurich

Samothracian Agency: Islanders, Outsiders, and the Brokering of Cult
Bonna Wescoat, Emory University

Insularity and the Sacred: Yeronisos off Cyprus
Joan Breton Connelly, NYU

Linguistic Treasure Island
Joshua Katz, Princeton University

The Septinsular Republic between a Sea, a Nation, and Five Empires, 1797-1815
Yanni Kotsonis, NYU 

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Return to Antikythera: Advances in Subsea Archaeology Technology
Evan Kovacs, NYU ’96, Marine Imaging Technologies; Advanced Imaging and Visualization Lab, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution  

The Stones Cry Out: Objects, Buildings, and Island Marble Sources
Norbert S. Baer, NYU

Paros and the Cyclades at the end of the Bronze Age: Intra-Island Factions, Frictions, and Consequences
Robert Koehl, Hunter College

‘Islands’ and Mycenaean Maritime Networks
Thomas Tartaron, University of Pennsylvania

Cultic and Economic Connectivity in the Aegean Island World
Barbara Kowalzig, NYU

A Ship out of Water: Maritime Monuments on Samothrace, Thasos, and the Macedonian Mainland
Philip Katz, NYU 

Islands as Places of Exile?  Tiberius on Rhodes
Michael Peachin, NYU

Imaginary Island Hopping: From Cyprus to Panchaia in Ovid’s Metamorphosis 10.300-310
Del Maticic, NYU 

All are welcome!  Our workshop format features papers varying from 15-30 minutes in length, allowing plenty of time for discussion.

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