Global Challenges in Cultural Heritage Preservation Research Circle

Archaeology, Museums, and Cultural Heritage Preservation in Libya: Perspectives for the 21st Century

Friday, October 8, 2010 | 2:00-5:00 pm
At the Madison Concourse Hotel and Governor's Club (map)
All events open to the public

Welcome Address
2:00 pm
Room: University A-B

William Aylward, Conference Organizer
Classics Department
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Afternoon Lectures: Four 30-minute presentations
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Room: University A-B

Dr. William Green
James E. Lockwood, Jr. Director of the Logan Museum of Anthropology
Beloit College, Beloit, Wisconsin.
"The Logan Museum of Anthropology's North African Archaeological Research, 1925-1930"

Dr. Compton James Tucker III
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
"NASA Space Archaeology at Gordion, Central Anatolia"

Professor Fikret Yegül
Department of History of Art and Architecture
University of California, Santa Barbara
"The Leopard's Skin: Libyan Archaeology Bridging Greece and Rome"

Professor Diane Favro
Department of Architecture
University of California, Los Angeles
"Digital Cultural Heritage: Mapping and Modeling the Roman World"

5:00-6:00 pm
Room: Ovations

Keynote address
6:00-7:00 pm
Room: Senate A-B

Professor Dirk J. Vandewalle
Department of Government
Dartmouth College
"The United States and Libya: Toward a New Engagement?"

All events sponsored by the Global Challenges in Cultural Heritage Preservation Research Circle, with support from the Division of International Studies, the International Institute, and Global Studies, UW-Madison. Departmental co-sponsors: African Languages & Literature, Anthropology, Art History, and Classics.

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