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The Life and Afterlife of Ancient Roman Architecture
February 10, 2017

The Life and Afterlife of Ancient Roman Architecture

The 2017 Templeton Colloquium in Art History celebrated the distinguished career of Professor Lynn Roller, Chair of Art History, and Art History’s newest hire, Assistant Professor Alexandra Sofroniew, both experts of early Mediterranean visual and material cultures.

Speakers

Diane Favro, Associate Dean, School of the Arts and Architecture, and Professor in Architecture and Urban Design at UCLA.

“Wall, Stone, and Column: Process as Power in Augustan Rome”

Favro’s research explores the urbanism of ancient Rome, archaeological historiography, women in architecture, and digital applications of 3-D modeling in the humanities. Her publications include The Urban Image of Augustan Rome.

Nina Dubin, Associate Professor of Art History at University of Illinois, Chicago

“Hubert Robert at the Flower Strewn Abyss”

A specialist of 18th and 19th century French art, Dubin is author of Futures & Ruins: Eighteenth-Century Paris and the Art of Hubert Robert. The book examines Robert’s paintings of urban, ancient ruins.

Read more on the conference here.

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