Symposium in Honor of Sarantis Symeonoglou on the Occasion of His Retirement

January 27, 2013
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Venue
Steinberg Auditorium
Event Description

This symposium in honor of Sarantis Symeonoglou on the occasion of his retirement will include various speakers on Greek topics and rembrances of Professor Symeonoglou. Dr. R. Ross Holloway, Professor Emeritus, Brown University, will deliver the keynote address "That Other Bronze Age of the Classical World." 

Proudly co-sponsored by the Department of Art History & Archaeology, Washington University in St. Louis; the Archaeological Society of America, St. Louis Society; the Hellenic Government-Karakas Foundation Professorship in Greek Studies, University of Missouri, St. Louis; the Hellenic Community of St. Louis and Nicholas Karakas; and the Arthur and Helen Baer Foundation.

SCHEDULE:

1:00pm - Welcome: Dr. Elizabeth Childs, Chair, Department of Art History & Archaeology, Washington University

1:05pm - Comments: Judy Brilliant, Archaeological Institute of America, St. Louis Society

1:10pm - Special Tribute: Nicholas Karakas, Hellenic Community of St. Louis

1:15pm - Comments: Dr. Mark Weil, Professor Emeritus, Department of Art History & Archaeology, Washington University

1:25pm - Comments: Olga Symeonoglou, Art History student at Barnard College and Miltiades Symeonoglou, Student, Washington University

Speaker Introductions: Dr. Susan Rotroff, Jarvis Thurston and Mona Van Duyn Professor in the Humanities, Washington University in St. Louis

1:50pm - Dr. John Russell: “Preserving Iraq’s Past”

2:25pm - Dr. Michael Cosmopoulos, “Mycenaean Eleusis and the Origins of the Eleusian Mysteries”

3:00pm - Dr. Michael Fuller: “The Taste of Medieval Food and Drink at Tell Tuneinir, Syria”

3:30pm - Coffee Break, Kemper Art Museum Lobby

4:10pm - Dr. Caroline Hillard: “A Painting of Castor and Pollux by Apelles: Evidence from the House of the Dioscuri in Pompeii”

4:45pm - Keynote Speaker, Dr. R. Ross Holloway: “That Other Bronze Age of the Classical World”

5:45 - Reception, Steinberg Auditorium Lobby