Middlebury College Museum of Art

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Thursday, November 5

Ancient Near Eastern Art—in New England and in the News

Illustrated Lecture
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Concert Hall

Susan Ackerman, Professor of Religion, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Jewish Studies at Dartmouth and President of the American Schools of Oriental Research; and Shalom Goldman, Professor of Religion at Middlebury


Susan Ackerman, Professor of Religion, Women’s and Gender Studies, and Jewish Studies at Dartmouth and President of the American Schools of Oriental Research, and Shalom Goldman, Professor of Religion at Middlebury, will discuss the legacy of Near Eastern Art in American museums and the ongoing destruction of the ancient cultural patrimony in Iraq and Syria. Sponsored by the Middlebury College Museum of Art, the Religion Department, the Department of History of Art and Architecture, and the Director of the Arts.