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Jaś Elsner: “Dura Europos in Its Conceptual Context between Eurasian Fantasy and Mandate Archaeology”

Monday, May 9, 2022 at 10:00am

Virtual Event

Jaś Elsner is Professor of Late Antique Art at Oxford University and Humfry Payne Senior Research Fellow in Classical Art at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. He works on art and its many receptions in antiquity and Byzantium including into modernity. He is the author or editor of several books including Art and the Roman Viewer (Cambridge University Press 1995), Roman Eyes: Visuality and Subjectivity in Art and Text (Princeton University Press 2007), The Art of the Roman Empire: 100-450 AD (Oxford University Press 2018), and Empires of Faith in Late Antiquity (Cambridge University Press 2020).

This lecture is sponsored by a Sherl K. Coleman-Margaret E. Guitteau Professorship in the Humanities from the Oregon Humanities Center and is part of the Spring 2022 Ancient Jewish Art and Architecture Lecture Series.

Registration for this lecture is required to receive the Zoom link: Register here.