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Dr. Lee Ann Riccardi

Art History / Faculty Fellow

 

Office: AIMM 339
Phone: (609) 771-2347
Email: riccardi@tcnj.edu
Website: http://riccardi.intrasun.tcnj.edu

Publications

  • “Roman Portraits from the Athenian Agora: Recent Finds,” from Excavating the Athenian Agora: New Perspectives on an Ancient Site, edited by J. M. Camp, to be published by von Zabern and American School of Classical Studies Publications, forthcoming in Spring 2008.
  • “The Bust-Crown, the Panhellenion, and Eleusis: A New Portrait from the Athenian Agora,” Hesperia 76.2 (2007), pp. 365-390.
  • Review of The Archaeology Coursebook: An Introduction to Study Skills, Topics, and Methods, by J. Grant, S. Gorin, and N. Fleming, Aestimatio 4 (2007), pp. 1-5.
  • Review of A History of Roman Art, by Fred S. Kleiner, in Bryn Mawr Classical Review Online Review 2007.4.11 (April 2007): http://ccat.sas.upenn.edu/bmcr/2007/2007-04-11.
  • Review of Prinzenbildnisse Antoninischer Zeit. (Beiträge zur Erschließung hellenistischer und kaiserzeitlicher Skulptur und Architektur 18), by Klaus Fittschen, In American Journal of Archaeology Online Reviews 111.1 (January 2007): http://ajaonline.org/online bookreviews.
  • Review of Vitruvius: Writing the Body of Architecture, by Indra Kagis McEwen, Aestimatio 2 (2005), pp. 136-141.
  • “Military Standards, imagines, and the Gold and Silver Imperial Portraits from Aventicum, Ploutinopolis, and the Marengo Treasure,” Antike Kunst 45 (2002), pp. 86-100.
  • “Uncanonical Imperial Portraits in the Eastern Roman Provinces: The Case of the Kanellopoulos Emperor,” Hesperia 69 (2000), pp. 105-132.
  • “The Mutilation of the Bronze Portrait of a Severan Empress from Sparta: ‘Damnatio Memoriae’ or Christian Iconoclasm?,” Mitteilungen des Deutschen Archäologischen Instituts, Athenische Abteilung 113 (1998), pp. 259-269.

 

Published Abstracts of Conference Papers

  • “The Effect of Gothic Invasions on Imperial Portraits in the Black Sea Provinces, AD 235-278,” American Journal of Archaeology 104 (2000), p. 349.
  • “Adorning the Imperial Head: Style and Meaning of Roman Wreaths and Crowns,” American Journal of Archaeology 103 (1999), p. 320.
  • “An Undignified End: The Bronze Severan Empress from Sparta,” in C. C. Mattusch et al. (ed.), From the Parts to the Whole: Acta of the 13th International Bronze Congress, Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 28-June 1, 1996, Vol. II (Journal of Roman Archaeology Suppl., forthcoming).
  • “Imperial Faces: Uncanonical Portraits of Trajan and Hadrian in Athens,” American Journal of Archaeology 99 (1995) p. 327.
  • “Emperors and Aristocrats: Common Elements in Third-Century Roman Portraits from Cilicia,” American Journal of Archaeology 98 (1994) p. 286.
  • “Nonconformity in the Use of Imperial Portrait Models: Evidence from the Coinage of the Third Century A.C.,” American Journal of Archaeology 97 (1993) pp. 316-317.

 

Selected Scholarly Lectures

  • Emperors as Conquerors and the Barbarians beneath their Feet: A New Example from the Athenian Agora, scheduled for 1/5/2008. Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Chicago.
  • Roman Portraits from the Athenian Agora: Recent Finds, 1/7/06. Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Montreal.
  • How Long was Caesar’s Shadow? Image-Making and Propaganda in Rome and the Provinces in the Early Empire, 3/15/05. Classics Symposium: Caesar: The Man and the Myth, Hollins University, Roanoke, Virginia (by invitation of the Classics Faculty).
  • The Bust-Crown, the Panhellenion, and Eleusis: A New Portrait from the Athenian Agora, 1/8/05. Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.
  • A New Portrait from the Athenian Agora: The Bust-Crown, the Panhellenion, and Eleusis, 3/21/04. Montclair State University (by invitation of the Northern New Jersey Society of the Archaeological Institute of America)
  • Hairstyles of the Rich and Famous: The Constructed Image of Roman Imperial Women, 3/29/01. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (by invitation of the Classical Studies faculty).
  • Roman Imperial Portraits in Greece and Rome and the Case of the Kanellopoulos Emperor, 4/25/00. Temple University (by invitation of the Art History Graduate Student Association).
  • The Effect of Gothic Invasions on Imperial Portraits in the Black Sea Provinces, AD 235-278, 12/29/99. Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX.
  • Shining Faces: Imperial Portraits in Gold and Silver, 2/12/99. College Art Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Adorning the Imperial Head: Style and Meaning of Roman Wreaths and Crowns, 12/30/98. Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  • An Undignified End: The Bronze Severan Empress from Sparta, 5/29/96. 13th International Bronze Congress, Cambridge, MA.
  • Imperial Faces: Uncanonical Portraits of Trajan and Hadrian in Athens 12/29/94. Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA.
  • More Than Just Their Hair: Portraits and Propaganda of Roman Empresses in the Third Century A.D., 9/17/94. David M. Bullowa Memorial Lecture, American Numismatic Society, New York (by invitation of the curatorial staff).
  • Emperors and Aristocrats: Common Elements in Third-Century Roman Portraits from Cilicia, 12/28/93. Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Washington, DC.
  • Nonconformity in the Use of Imperial Portrait Models: Evidence from the Coinage of the Third Century A.C., 12/29/92. Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans.
  • Portraits of Gallienus and the Coinage of Asia Minor, 9/9/91. XIth International Numismatic Congress, Brussels, Belgium.
  • Imperial Portrait Models under Gallienus and the Coinage of Asia Minor, 4/7/90. The Symposium on the History of Art, Frick Collection and the Institute of Fine Arts of New York University.

 

Fellowships and Awards

  • 9/07-6/10 The College of New Jersey Support for Scholarly Activities: Sustained Support of 6 hours of Alternate Assignment for 3 years
  • 6/07-7/07 NEH Fellowship for summer seminar Roman Religion in its Cultural Context, taught at the American Academy in Rome
  • 9/06-6/07 The College of New Jersey Support for Scholarly Activities: Sabbatical Leave
  • 6/05-7/05 Gertrude Smith Professor/Director of Summer Session, American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece
  • 9/05-6/06 The College of New Jersey Support for Scholarly Activities: Support for 3 hours of Alternate Assignment
  • 6/03-7/03 Solow Summer Research Fellow, American School of Classical Studies, Athens, Greece
  • 9/02-6/05 The College of New Jersey Support for Scholarly Activities: Extended Support for 6 hours of Alternate Assignment for 3 years
  • 9/01-6/02 The College of New Jersey Support for Scholarly Activities: Support for 6 hours of Alternate Assignment
  • 9/00-6/01 The College of New Jersey Faculty Institutional Research and Sabbatical Leave: 6 hours of Alternate Assignment
  • 9/99-6/00 The College of New Jersey Faculty Institutional Research and Sabbatical Leave: 6 hours of Alternate Assignment
  • 6/96-8/96 Samuel H. Kress Agora Fellow, Athenian Agora
  • 6/95-8/95 Samuel H. Kress Agora Fellow, Athenian Agora
  • 7/93-7/94 Samuel H. Kress Dissertation Fellowship
  • 9/92-6/93 Doreen Canaday Spitzer Fellow, American School of Classical Studies at Athens
  • 9/92-6/93 Alice M. Brennan Humanities Fellowship, Boston University Humanities Foundation
  • 8/92-9/92 Samuel H. Kress Travel Grant in Art History
  • 9/91-6/92 Fulbright Scholar, Greece
  • 9/91-9/92 American Numismatic Society Dissertation Award
  • 7/91-9/91 Samuel H. Kress Travel Grant in Art History
  • 6/89-8/89 American Numismatic Society Scholarship for Graduate Seminar

 

Archaelogical Fieldwork

  • 1994-1996; 1998 Trench Supervisor, Agora, Athens, Greece. Excavation of multi-period urban site. Summers.
  • 6/93-7/93 Survey Team Leader, The Nikopolis Project, Epirus, Greece. Study of land use over time in 800 sq. km. area.
  • 6/92-8/92 Volunteer, Agora, Athens, Greece. Excavation of multi-period urban site.
  • 4/92 Corinth, Greece. Trench Supervisor, in area of Medieval Church.
  • 6/90-7/90 Isthmia, Greece. Member of team excavating Roman Bath and working on conservation of mosaic.
  • 6/87-8/87 Isthmia, Greece. Teaching Assistant for students involved in learning basics of archaeology.
  • 6/85 Isthmia, Greece. Survey, magnetometry, and electrical resistivity study of Byzantine fortress.
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