Symposium: Life and Death in Pompeii

Friday, November 6, 2020 noon to 1:30 p.m.

Symposium: Life and Death in Pompeii — Engage in a lively presentation and discussion about life and death in Pompeii. Historians of art, archaeology, and classical languages and literature, will present their research as it relates to Pompeii. UCF Associate Professor of Art History, Ilenia Colón Mendoza will moderate the symposium and Q&A discussion that will follow each presentation. 

Presentations will include:

Greek and Roman Myths in the Houses of Pompeii and the Bay of Naples
With Dr. Robert Vander Poppen, Rollins College

Public Entertainment in Pompeii
With Dr. Edward Dandrow, University of Central Florida

Pompeii: Cultural Heritage and Preservation
With Dr. Margaret Ann Zaho, University of Central Florida

This symposium is in partnership with the Orlando Science Center, Orange County Arts and Cultural Affairs and their tourism partners to support the blockbuster exhibit Pompeii: The Immortal City, premiering October 26, 2020. 

Date: Nov. 6 from noon to 1:30 p.m.


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