Oriental Institute Symposium: Picturing the Past
- Symposium: "Picturing the Past"
Saturday, March 10, 2012
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Oriental Institute at the University of Chicago
1155 E. 58th Street, Chicago, IL
The symposium is free and open to the public, and held in conjunction with the special exhibit "Picturing the Past: Imaging and Imagining the Ancient Middle East" at the Oriental Institute Museum http://oi.uchicago.edu/museum/special/picturing/.
Prebooking for the symposium is required: http://tinyurl.com/79559fq
Program (from 1:00pm)
Gil Stein, Director of the Oriental Institute, Welcome and Introduction
Jack Green, Chief Curator, Oriental Institute, "Restoring the past: A Brief History of Imaging and Imagining the Ancient Middle East"
Emily Teeter, Research Associate, Oriental Institute, "The Documentation of Egyptian Reliefs and Inscriptions"
Michael Seymour, Research Associate, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, "Three Images of Babylon"
Eric Carlson, Professional freelance illustrator, "Illustrating Life and Death at Early Bronze Age Sites in the Dead Sea Valley, Jordan"
Donald Sanders, President, Institute for the Visualization of History, "The Past, Present, and Future of Virtual Heritage"
Followed by Panel Discussion and Reception
To access the catalog for the special exhibit "Picturing the Past" go to:
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