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Further Afield

Staff activities and accomplishments outside Dumbarton Oaks
  • The Virgil Encyclopedia appears this month, December 2013, through Wiley-Blackwell. Featuring over 2,200 entries, it is the first comprehensive reference volume to be published in English on Virgil. The Encyclopedia is an editorial collaboration between Jan M. Ziolkowski (Director of Dumbarton Oaks and Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Medieval Latin at Harvard University) and Richard F. Thomas (George Martin Lane Professor of the Classics and Harvard College Professor), with the editorial assistance of Michael Sullivan, Research Associate at Dumbarton Oaks.
  • Colin McEwan, Director of Pre-Columbian Studies at Dumbarton Oaks, gave a lecture at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on November 22, as part of the museum’s Friday Focus lecture series. The lecture, "Pilgrimages, Peaks, and Plumage in the Andes," was presented in conjunction with the temporary exhibition Feathered Walls: Hangings from Ancient Peru.
  • Gudrun Bühl, Director of the Museum and Byzantine Curator at Dumbarton Oaks, gave a talk at the M. Victor Leventritt Lecture, "New Takes on the Ancient and Byzantine Worlds," at the Harvard Art Museums on Thursday, December 5.

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