***TENTATIVE PROGRAM*** (updated 5/5/16, subject to change)

Thursday, May 19 – 6 pm, The British School at Rome

Keynote lecture – Alessandro Naso (Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo Antico,
Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche and Università Federico II, Napoli), “From East to West and Beyond”

Friday, May 20 – Villa Giulia Museum

9:00 – 9:30: Registration
9:30 – 9:45: Welcome and Introduction
  • Maria Paola Guidobaldi (Direttore, Museo Nazionale Etrusco di Villa Giulia) and Alfonsina Russo (Soprintendenza per I beni archeologici dell'etruria meridionale)/li>
9:45 – 12:00: Session 1 – Theoretical frameworks
  • Tamar Hodos (University of Bristol), “Bridging cultures in the past and present”
  • Nassos Papalexandrou (The University of Texas at Austin), “The role of Greek sanctuaries as nodes of material and artistic interaction between Etruria and Anatolia”
  • Francesco de Angelis (Columbia University), “Mythological Images, East and West”
10:45 – 11:15 Coffee Break
  • Jessica Nowlin (Brown University), “The long shadow of ‘orientalizing’: the political context and motivations behind an art historical term and the search for Etruscan origins”
  • Discussant: Bruno D’Agostino (University of Naples)
12:00– 13:30: Lunch Break
13:30 – 15:30: Session 2 – Luxury, textiles, and jewelry
  • Annette Rathje (University of Copenhagen), “Consumption of luxury items and the life‐style of the elites” (paper to be read by L. Pieraccini) o
  • Gretchen Meyers (Franklin and Marshall College), “Craft, gender and identity: visual representations of women and textiles in ancient Etruria and Anatolia”
  • Tuna Şare Ağtürk (Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University), “Anatolian fashion in Etruscan clothing”
  • Alexis Castor (Franklin and Marshall College), “Male ornaments in East and West”
  • Discussant: Gregory Warden (Franklin University)
15:30 – 16:00 Coffee Break
16:00 – 18:00: Session 3 – Furniture, tombs, and funerary monuments
  • Elizabeth Simpson (Bard Graduate Center), “Wooden furniture from Verucchio and Gordion”
  • Stephan Steingräber (Università degli Studi Roma Tre), "Rock tombs and Monuments in Southern Etruria and Anatolia: Typology, Chronology, Ideology ‐ Differences and Common Elements"
  • Elizabeth Baughan (University of Richmond), “Funerary beds and banquet couches in Etruria and Anatolia”
  • Bilge Hürmüzlü (Süleyman Demirel University), “Guardian of tombs from Anatolia to Etruria, and a Pisidian sphinx” (paper to be read by E. Baughan)
  • Discussant: Alessandro Naso (Istituto di Studi sul Mediterraneo Antico, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche and Università Federico II, Napoli)
18:00‐18:10: Closing Remarks
  • Lisa Pieraccini (University of California, Berkeley) and Elizabeth Baughan (University of Richmond)

Saturday, May 21 – Villa Giulia Museum

9:00 - 9:15: Welcome and Introduction
  • Rita Cosentino (Direttore, Soprintendenza archeologia del Lazio e dell'Etruria Meridionale)
9:15 – 11:15: Session 4 – Pottery and vase-painting
  • Theresa Huntsman (Harvard University), “A tale of two buccheri: the use of the term ‘bucchero’ in ceramics of the eastern and western Mediterranean”
  • Fernando Gilotta (Seconda Università di Napoli), “Between material culture and funerary ideology. Some remarks from South Etruria”
  • Dimitrios Paleothodoros (University of Thessaly), “Ionian and other Anatolian Influences on Etruscan Black-Figure Vase-Painting”
  • Tyler Jo Smith (University of Virginia), “Connectivity in motion: dancing figures in Anatolia and Etruria”
  • Discussant: Maurizio Harari (University of Pavia)
11:15 – 11:45: Coffee Break
11:45 – 13:15: Session 5 – Wall painting and Terracottas
  • Susanne Berndt-Ersöz (Stockholm University), “Wall paintings from Gordion in their Anatolian context”
  • Nancy A. Winter (University of California, Santa Barbara), “Terracotta craftsmen from Asia Minor in Southern Etruria and Latium, 550/540-510 BCE”
  • Ingrid Krauskopf (Universität Heidelberg),“Pyrgi and the crook, some reflections on possible ways of transfer"
  • Discussant: Mario Torelli (Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei)
13:15 – 14:30 Lunch Break
14:30 – 16:00: Session 6 – Myth and Iconography
  • Jean MacIntosh Turfa (University of Pennsylvania Museum), “Etruscan lightning and Anatolian images”
  • Lisa Pieraccini (University of California, Berkeley), “Chasing the dog in Etruria and Anatolia”
  • Luca Cerchiai (University of Salerno), “The myth of the eastern origin of the Etruscans through some iconographic documents from the Archaic period”
  • Discussant: Ingrid Edlund-Berry (University of Texas, Austin)
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee Break
16:30 – 18:00: Session 7 – Discussion
  • Closing Remarks: Lisa Pieraccini (University of California, Berkeley) and Elizabeth Baughan (University of Richmond)

Co-organizers: Lisa C. Pieraccini, University of California at Berkeley and Elizabeth Baughan, University of Richmond, Virginia.
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