EXHIBITION CELEBRATION AND SYMPOSIUM

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EXHIBITION CELEBRATION AND SYMPOSIUM

"Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life"

Friday, January 30, 2015
5:00pm-7:30pm
Hood Auditorium
Intended Audience(s): Public
Categories: Arts, Conferences, Exhibitions, Lectures & Seminars, Workshops & Training

30 and 31 January, Friday and Saturday
EXHIBITION CELEBRATION AND SYMPOSIUM
Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life

30 January, Friday, 5:00 p.m.
Hood Museum of Art Auditorium

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Seth Pevnick, Dartmouth Class of 1999, Acting Director, Chief Curator, and Richard E. Perry Curator of Greek and Roman Art,
Tampa Museum of Art Dr. Pevnick will discuss the making of the exhibition and its themes of myth, culture, daily life, and seafaring.

PUBLIC RECEPTION
This lecture will be followed by a reception with live music in the Kim Gallery from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m.

31 January, Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Hood Museum of Art Auditorium

SYMPOSIUM
"Poseidon and the Sea: An Exploration of Themes"
Join us for this half-day symposium co-sponsored by the Hood Museum of Art, the Department of Classics, and the Department of Art History. The event has been funded by these departments, a Hood Museum of Art endowment from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, and Claire Foerster and Daniel S. Bernstein, Class of 1987.

Myth and Cult
Jenifer Neils, The Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Liberal Arts, Case Western Reserve University:
"'The Voyage Out': Fish in Attic Vase Painting"
Margaret Miles, Professor of Art History, Classics, and Visual Studies, University of California, Irvine:
"Templed Promontories: Visibility at Sea in Poseidon's Aegean"

Daily Life
William M. Murray, Mary and Gus Stathis Professor of Greek History, University of South Florida:
"Poseidon's Realm: Ancient Naval Warfare"
Sarah Murray, Assistant Professor of Classics and Religious Studies, University of Nebraska, Lincoln:
"Earth-Shaker: The Frightful Sea as Friend and Foe in Early Greece"

A Q&A will follow each session.

For more information, contact:
Alison Palizzolo

Events are free and open to the public unless otherwise noted.