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Space archaeologist and TED Prize winner to deliver University Course special lecture on Sept. 26

Sep. 6, 2019—Archaeologist and Egyptologist Sarah Parcak, whose work on using modern satellite imagery to study ancient civilizations has received worldwide acclaim, will speak at Vanderbilt on Sept. 26 as part of a special University Course guest lecture. The free lecture will take place at 5:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room.

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Scholar who pioneered Vanderbilt’s curriculum in classical antiquity dies

Jan. 30, 2019—A memorial service at Benton Chapel is planned Feb. 23 for Barbara Tsakirgis, professor of classical studies, emerita, who recently died.

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Goldberg Lecture to discuss Greek architectural renewal under Augustus

Jan. 18, 2016—An archaeologist at the University of California, Irvine, will discuss Greek architectural renewal by the Roman emperor Augustus when she delivers a Goldberg Lecture Jan. 21 at Cohen Hall.

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Urban historian who studies water infrastructure to speak

Mar. 9, 2015—The March 12 Goldberg Lecture will be delivered by Katherine Rinne, an urban designer and historian who has written an award-winning book on water infrastructure in 16th-century Rome.

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Human sacrifice in Etruscan art topic of lecture at Parthenon

Oct. 10, 2014—An Oct. 14 lecture by Larissa Bonfante, an Etruscan civilization expert, is in honor of retiring Vanderbilt Professor Jack Sasson.

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North African archaeological excavations topic of talk at Parthenon

Sep. 11, 2014—Lea Stirling discusses findings from her North African excavations in a Sept. 18 lecture co-sponsored by the Classical Studies Department.

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