Professor of Art and Art History Thomas Howe lead a series of lecture presentations at the Vesuvian Institute in Castellammare di Stabia on the occasion of the visit of the Undersecretary of the Ministero dei Beni e le Attivita’ di Turismo (Cultural Ministry) of the Republic of Italy, Antimo Cesaro, on Oct. 28, 2016. The lectures summed up ten years of work by the Restoring Ancient Stabiae Foundation on the site of the ancient Roman Villas of Stabiae in the fields of archaeology, education and cultural properties management. Howe is the scientific director and master planner for the site and the Foundation.
Professor of Art and Art History Thomas Howe was invited to lead “La Villa di Arianna a Stabia: nuove conoscenze,” a session of lectures on recent work by members of the Restoring Ancient Stabiae Foundation, which he directs, at the site of Stabiae on Oct. 27, 2016. The session was part of the conference series Incontri con Archeologia (Encounters with Archaeology), at the Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, in collaboration with the Soprintendenza Pompei, University of Maryland, Cornell University, State Hermitage Museum (St. Petersburg) and the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität, München
Visiting Assistant Professor of Art Ron Geibel took part in a visiting artist lecture series hosted by the School of Art at Louisiana State University Sept. 29-30, 2016. He presented a lecture concerning his artwork titled “Craft, Intimacy and Queer Theory,” and met with graduate students in the School of Art for Individual Critics.