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“War and Peace: Trojan Narratives on Ancient Greek Vases” Lecture by Tyler Jo Smith

Tyler Jo Smith is Associate Professor of Mediterranean Art and Archaeology and the Director of the Interdisciplinary Archaeology Program. She is the Coordinator of the Mediterranean Art and Archaeology Program for graduate students at UVa. As a specialist in ancient Greek vase painting, she is particularly interested in the iconography of performance and the relationship between art and religion. Smith is the author of Komast Dancers in Archaic Greek Art (Oxford 2010), the co-editor of A Companion to Greek Art (with D. Plantzos, 2012), and is currently writing The Art of Greek Religion (under contract with U. Penn Press). An active field archaeologist, Smith has participated on excavations and surveys in Greece, Sicily, Turkey, and England. In 2011 she joined the excavations at Hacımusalar Höyük with Bilkent University and the University of Richmond, for which she is publishing the votive sculpture. 


Visual Arts Center VAC-117 Semans Lecture Hall

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