Tracing the Role of Marginal Regions in the Ancient Mediterranean

As part of the Art, Art History and Design Department’s Visiting Artist, Designer, and Scholar Lecture Series, we will be welcoming Professor P. Nick Kardulias to campus (virtually, of course).  Dr. Kardulias is the Lewis M. and Marian Senter Nixon Professor of Classical Civilization, and Professor of Anthropology and Archaeology, Emeritus at The College of Wooster.  With research interests in the archaeology and ethnography of the Mediterranean region, the archaeology of North America, political anthropology, world-systems theory, ancient trade systems, and analysis of stone tools, Kardulias is author of a monograph and the editor or co-editor of seven books, including Crossroads and Boundaries: The Archaeology of Past and Present in the Malloura Valley, Cyprus (2011), and The Ecology of Pastoralism (2015)

Professor Kardulias will be giving a public lecture on his work in Cyprus, where he has conducted research as the Associate Director of the Athienou Archeological Project.  His talk, “Tracing the Role of Marginal Regions in the Ancient Mediterranean: The Archaeology of the Malloura Valley in Central Cyprus” will take place via Zoom, at 6pm on Thursday, October 22.  To register for this event go to:

Professor Kardulias will also give a virtual brownbag lecture at 12:30pm on Friday, October 23.  This less formal presentation. “Archaeological Meanders-A Sojourn from the Midwest to the Eastern Mediterranean” will offer a look back at over four decades of fieldwork conducted both in the Greek world and in the United States.  This event does not require registration.

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Meeting ID: 993 9714 9345

Passcode: 641589