Wednesday, January 4, 2012

AIA Philadelphia

The APA/AIA is almost upon us again, and as usual there are a bunch of Pompeii-related sessions and papers:

Friday 6th January, 8:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m: 1F Gold Medal Session: Monuments and Topography: Pompeii and Rome
9:20 Some Roman Architectural Influences at Pompeii. John J. Dobbins, University of Virgina (15 min.)
10:30 The House of Sallust, 1970–1971, 2005–2011: Excavations and Some Surprising
Results. Anne Laidlaw, Johns Hopkins University (15 min.)
10:50 Lawrence Richardson, jr. and the Painters of the Pompeian Fourth Style. Eleanor W. Leach, Indiana University (15 min.)
11:10 The Nymphaeum in the Praedia Iuliae Felicis in Pompeii. Christopher Parslow, Wesleyan University (15 min.)

Saturday 7th January, 12:30 p.m.–2:30 p.m: 5A Pompeii and Ostia
12:30 Unpacking Construction Fill: Archaeological Formation Processes of Activity,
Refuse, and Construction in an Urban Environment. W. Flint Dibble, University of Cincinnati (15 min.)
12:50 Repopulating an “Abandoned” Suburb: The Case of Pompeii’s Tombs. Allison Emmerson, University of Cincinnati (20 min.)
1:15 Toward A Social Network Analysis of Pompeian Wall Painting. David Fredrick, University of Arkansas, Keenan Cole, University of Arkansas, Jackson Cothren, University of Arkansas, Russell Deaton, University of Arkansas, Frederick Limp, University of Arkansas, and Jasmine Merced, University of Arkansas (20 min.)
1:35 Break (15 min.)
1:50 Urban Layout as an Agent of Romanization: A Comparison of Urban Space at
Ostia, Pompeii, Silchester, and Empúries. Alan Kaiser, University of Evansville (15 min.)
2:10 Stratigraphic Analysis and the Economics of Reuse at Later Ostia: Field Study of the Palazzo Imperiale, 2011. Joanne M. Spurza, Hunter College, City University of New York (15 min.)

The full programme is available here.