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AHMA Noon Colloquium at UC Berkeley: Alicia Jiménez, "Fixing the Shadows. Simulacra and Imagines in the Roman World"

 Acting Assistant Professor of Classics at Stanford University, Alicia Jiménez, speaking at UC Berkeley on April 30 at noon: http://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/classics.html?event_ID=61702&ovrrdr=1

Her research interests include archaeological theory and the transition between the Iron Age and the Roman period on the Iberian Peninsula, with an especial interest in topics such as social change and colonization, mimetic material culture in the Roman provinces and the interaction between the past and the present in the creation of contemporary 'origin myths' in Spain. Alicia has done fieldwork in Spain and Sicily and has been visiting scholar at UC Berkeley, Stanford University, Yale University, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, and University College London.