Lecture series on the ancient world at University of Southern California and Getty Villa

VCAW-IMI (Visual Culture of the Ancient World & International Museum Institute at USC) will present a lecture series dealing with the ancient world in March and April 2010. The lectures will take place at USC and at the Getty Villa.

VCAW-IMI (Visual Culture of the Ancient World & International Museum Institute at USC) invites you to attend an new inaugural lecture series:

Mon., March 8, 2010 at USC (Harris Hall Auditorium 101 from 6:15-7:15pm): Dr. Dyfri Williams, Research Keeper of Greek and Roman Antiquities at the British Museum and J. Paul Getty Museum Visiting Scholar, will speak on "The Parthenon Sculptures: Ownership, Display and Understanding"

Dr. Trinidad Nogales Basarrate, Curator-Director of Research at the National Museum of Roman Art, Merida, Spain, will give two talks: One at USC; the other, at the Getty Villa:

Wed., April 7, 2010 at USC:  "The Image of Roman Hispania: From the Past to the Present" (5:15 to 6:15pm)

Thurs. April 8, 2010: Public evening lecture (7:30pm) at the Getty Villa: "Merida: The Archaeological Discovery of Augusta Emerita, a Roman Capital in Spain."

For further information visit the website.