Outward Appearance vs. Inward Significance: Addressing Identities through Attire in the Ancient World.

March 1st – 2nd, 2018
The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago
Organized by Aleksandra Hallmann,
Post-Doctoral Scholar



Participants (Respondents **)

  • Claudia Brittenham (The Department of Art History, University of Chicago)
  • Marie Louise Bech Nosch (The Saxo Institute, University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Ran Boytner (Institute for Field Research, UCLA), Hans Barnard (Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA)
  • Megan Cifarelli (The Art History Department, Manhattanville College, NY)
  • Benjamin R. Foster (The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Yale University)
  • Laura Gawlinski (The Department of Classical Studies, Loyola University, Chicago)
  • Margarita Gleba (McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, University of Cambridge, UK)
  • Ann C. Gunter (Department of Classics, Northwestern University, Chicago) **
  • Aleksandra Hallmann (The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago)
  • Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones (The School of History, Classic and Archaeology, University of Edinburgh, UK)
  • Margaret C. Miller (Centre for Classical and Near Eastern Studies of Australia, University of Sydney)
  • Brian Muhs (The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago)**
  • Jana Mynářová (Czech Institute of Egyptology, Charles University in Prague)
  • Robert Ritner (The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago)
  • Gay Robins (The Department of Art History, Emory University)
  • Ursula Rothe (Classical Studies Department, Open University, Reading UK)
  • Allison Thomason (The Department of Historical Studies, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville)
  • Tasha Vorderstrasse (The Oriental Institute, University of Chicago)
  • Rita Wright (The Department of Anthropology, New York University)**


Participant Abstracts and Bios

Information forthcoming


Group Photo


Image forthcoming after the conference


Aleksandra Hallmann