From January 5-8, 2017, Sewanee Classics professor Jacqueline DiBiasie and student Grace Gibson (C'17) presented research at the Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America. The meeting took place in Toronto, Canada and featured "sessions exploring artifacts, art, social systems, fashion, cooking vessels, trade networks, shipwrecks, architecture, inscriptions, and archaeological research methods of the classical and New World."
This AIA and SCS Joint Annual Meeting (AM) brings together professional and vocational archaeologists and classicists from around the world to share the latest developments from the field. This well-attended conference is the largest and oldest established meeting of classical scholars and archaeologists in North America.
Dr. DiBiasie's poster presentation entitled "iGraffiti: Digital Recording of Ancient Graffiti from Herculaneum, Italy" wont first runner up in the poster competition.
Sewanee student Grace Gibson (C'17) presented a paper at the same meeting entitled "Pictorial Graffiti in Context: An Analysis of Drawn Graffiti in Herculaneum."
Further news regarding ongoing research and undergraduate opportunities in classical studies can be found on the Sewanee Classics department homepage.