Dr. C. Brian Rose works to preserve endangered artifacts of cultural heritage and in areas of conflict including Afghanistan and Iraq. His efforts help to create awareness of archaeological history as well as connecting the past to the present. He is the James B. Pritchard Professor of Mediterranean Archaeology in the Department of Classical Studies and Peter C. Ferry Curator-in-Charge of the Mediterranean Section of the Penn Museum. He has received grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, the Rome Prize of the American Academy in Rome, the Berlin Prize of the American Academy in Berlin. In January, 2015, he was awarded the Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement by the AIA. Dr. Rose will speak about his on-site investigation and the role of museums in preserving endangered historical objects.
The School of Arts and Communication and The Department of Art and Art History present
Visiting Artist & Scholar Series 2014 – 2015
Brian Rose, Past Imperfect: Archaeology, Museums, and War
March 25, 2015 at 11 am at Mayo Concert Hall