On Ancient Mediterranean Painted Vases And Ceramics To Speak At
The University Of Virginia
24, 2000 -- Tyler Jo Smith, visiting assistant professor
of art history at U.Va.s McIntire Department of Art and an
expert on ancient Mediterranean painted vases and ceramics, will
lecture on "Transvestism or Travesty: Dance, Dress and Gender
in Greek Vase Painting" on Thursday, March 2, at 5:30 p.m.
in Campbell Hall, Room 160. A reception will follow in Fayerweather
received her B.A. from Davidson College and her Ph.D. from Merton
College, University of Oxford, where she studied with Sir John Boardman,
the leading international authority on Greek vase painting. She
is currently preparing an authoritative catalog of the collection
of Greek vases owned by the British School in Athens, of which she
is a fellow.
more information contact Sylvia New Strawn at (804) 924-6122 or
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298