Graduate Symposium

A few snapshots of our presenters!

Cassie

Buddy

Daniel

Miche

Anna

Hannah

Brett

Thank you to all of our wonderful presenters!


If you were unable to attend Under the Influence: Wine in the Ancient Mediterranean, you can still get a taste of the wine-soaked presentations given by the graduate students! Below are the names of the presenters, their abstracts, and a link to some of their slide-shows, too.

Alison Crandall
Brandeis University

Sweet, Spicy, and... Syrupy?: the Chemistry of Ancient Wine at Tel Kabri

Anna Belza
Brandeis University

You can’t sit with us: Social Stratification in Mycenaean Feasting
Abstract
Slideshow

Barak Monnickendam-Givon
Boston University

Drinking in Southern Phoenicia: A Comparative View from Tel Dor & Horvat Eleq
Abstract
Video

Brett Games
Brandeis University

Trimalchio’s or Nero’s Symposium?

Cassandra Donnelly
Brandeis University

The Yayin-Dark Sea?: 40 Years of Adventures in "Mediterranean Studies" at Brandeis
Abstract
Slideshow

Daniel Cline
Brandeis University

A Scholiast’s Approach to οἰνοβαρὲς, its Implications, and the Evidence for (Excessive) Wine Consumption 
Abstract
Slideshow

Glenn Ruse Jr.
Brandeis University

The Wine­-Drinking Lobbyists of Pompeii: Examining the Seri Bibi and their Possible Role in Ancient Politics

Hannah Lents
Brandeis University

Poured Out for You: Sacrifice, Wine and the Eucharist in the Early Church
Abstract
Slideshow

Michelle Creisher
Brandeis University

The Question of Wine and the Canaanite Storage Jars at Kommos, Crete
Abstract
Slideshow

2015 Conference Organizers
Belisi Gillespie, Jonathan Quiery, & Michelle Creisher

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