30 Ιουνίου 2020
|18:30 - 19:30||
“Alketas of Halieis, being blind, saw a dream”: Personal Stories of Sickness and Cure in the Asklepieion in Ancient Corinth
Ioulia Tzonou (Ph.D., University of Cincinnati) is Associate Director of Corinth Excavations at the American School. In collaboration with a staff of 10, she curates the School's substantial collection of artifacts at the Museum of Ancient Corinth, which amount to 190,000 physical objects and half a million digital records. She is an active researcher and teaches archaeology to everyone from kindergartners to doctoral candidates. A native of Siatista in Western Macedonia, Ioulia graduated from the University of Athens. She completed her M.A. on “Bronze-Age Cycladic Petroglyphs” and her doctoral dissertation on “A Contextual Analysis of Mycenaean Terracotta Figurines.” She was Schliemann and Spitzer Fellow at the American School. Ioulia has excavated periods ranging from Neolithic to Modern in Roquemissou, France; at Makriyianni in Athens; at Midea in the Argolid; and in Kozani, Macedonia, and Corinth.
Eleni Gizas (M.A., Columbia University) is the Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow at Ancient Corinth. In addition to assisting with registrarial duties at the Museum, she runs online and on-site educational programs for children and adults, both in Greece and abroad. Eleni holds a B.A. in Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology from Bryn Mawr College. She interned at the Museum of Cycladic Art in Athens and the Brooklyn Museum in New York. She excavated at Mygdalia Hill in Patras, Gournia in Crete, Morgantina in Sicily, and Onchestos in Thebes. Prior to becoming the Steinmetz Fellow, Eleni worked as the Assistant Registrar at Kasmin Gallery in New York, where she was responsible for managing the gallery’s Post-War and Contemporary Art collection and organizing local and international fine art shipments.
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati
M.A., Columbia University