Conference Speakers

Achilies painterThe keynote speaker for the conference was Joan R. Mertens of the Metropolitan Museum. Dr. Mertens currently serves as Curator, Department of Greek and Roman Art, at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and is the author of How to Read Greek Vases (2011),  The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Greece and Rome (1987), and Greek Bronzes in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (1985).

The title of Dr. Mertens' talk is "Chariots in Attic Black-figure Vase-painting: Antecedents and Ramifications.”

Other speakers were:

  • Sheramy Bundrick, University of South Florida St. Petersburg
  • Thomas Carpenter, Ohio University
  • Beth Cohen, New York City
  • Heide Frielinghaus, Mainz University, Germany
  • Guy Hedreen, Williams College
  • Mario Iozzo, Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana, Florence, Italy
  • Heuer, Keely, Hunter College
  • Yannos Kourayos, Greek Archaeological Service (KA' Ephorate)
  • Kathleen Lynch, University of Cincinnati
  • Thomas Mannack, Oxford University, United Kingdom
  • Tim McNiven, Ohio State University
  • Michael Padgett, Princeton University
  • Seth Pevnick, Tampa Museum of Art
  • Susan Rotroff, Washington University
  • Phil Sapirstein, University of Pennsylvania
  • David Saunders, J. Paul Getty Museum
  • Stefan Schmidt, Bayerische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Munich, Germany
  • Phoebe Segal, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Martina Seifert, Hamburg University, Germany
  • Alan Shapiro, Johns Hopkins University
  • Tyler Jo Smith, University of Virginia
  • Mark Stansbury-O’Donnell, University of St. Thomas
  • Jutta Stroszeck, German Archaeological Institute in Athens
  • Robert Sutton, Indiana University- Purdue University Indianapolis
  • Athena Tsingarida, University of Brussels, ULB, Belgium
  • Guest of Honor: Erika Simon, Würzburg University