The National Arts Club and American School Present Webinar on Corinth

September 22, 2020

NEW YORK – On September 25 at 12PM (EST), The National Arts Club in partnership with the American School in Athens will host a webinar which will focus on ‘Uncovering the Identity of Corinth.’ 

Since 1896, archaeologists from the American School have devoted their efforts to piecing together the lives of those who created Corinth, a thriving ancient city. Dr. Ioulia Tzonou and Eleni Gizas highlight aspects of Greek Corinth, its destruction by Romans in 146 BC, and the Roman colony founded by Julius Caesar in 44 BC. They will discuss glorious artifacts, architectural monuments, and archival materials as well as their research. 

The guest speakers will include Ioulia Tzonou (Ph.D., University of Cincinnati) and Eleni Gizas (M.A., Columbia University).  Dr. Tzonou 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 amounts 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 a 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. Ms. Gizas is the Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow, Corinth Excavations. 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 BA 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. 

Register for the Event here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/uncovering-the-identity-of-corinth-registration-116619085825  


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