Presentations

Presentations about the Ancient Graffiti Project

  • Sara Sprenkle, “Thinking Like a Computer Scientist about Ancient Roman Graffiti,” Linking the Big Ancient Mediterranean Conference, University of Iowa, June 2016
  • Rebecca Benefiel, “Roman Graffiti and Digital Humanities,” University of Houston, April 2016
  • Rebecca Benefiel, “Writing and Reading in Ancient Herculaneum,” Foreign Language Association of Virginia, April 2016
  • Jacqueline DiBiasie Sammons, “Picturing 1000 Words: Digital Archaeology at Pompeii and Herculaneum,” Miillsaps College, February 2016
  • Erika Zimmermann Damer and Holly M. Sypniewski, “The Herculaneum Graffiti Project: Ancient Wall Inscriptions and Digital Humanities,” Society for Classical Studies Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, January 2016
  • Rebecca Benefiel, Holly Sypniewski, and Erika Zimmermann Damer, “Wall Inscriptions in the Ancient City: The Herculaneum Graffiti Project,” American Congress of Greek and Latin Epigraphy, Berkeley, CA, January 2016
  • Rebecca Benefiel and Holly Sypniewski, “Images and Text on the Walls of Herculaneum: Designing the Ancient Grafiti Project,” Epigraphy at the Borders, Bari, Italy, September 2015
  • Mary Beth Smith and Jamie White, “Computing and Ancient Inscriptions,” Summer Research Scholar Series, Washington & Lee, July 2015
  • Rebecca Benefiel, “Ancient Graffiti at Herculaneum,” Institute for Digital Archaeology Conference, Oxford, May 2015
  • Rebecca Benefiel and Holly Sypniewski, “The Ancient Graffiti Project,” Let’s Get Digital Panel at the Classical Association of Canada Annual Conference, Toronto, May 2015
  • Holly M. Sypniewski, “Social Media in Ancient Rome,” Herrin Speaker Series, Hendrix College, March 31, 2015
  • Pasquale Toscano, “HGP Brings Classics into the 21st Century,” Science, Society & the Arts Undergraduate Conference, Washington & Lee University, March 2015
  • Jacqueline DiBiasie Sammons, “Flashdance: Application of Reflectance Transformation Imaging to Wall Inscriptions from Pompeii and Herculaneum,” AIA Annual Meeting, January 10, 2015
  • Margaret Hicks, Manchester Middle School Latin Club, November 2014
  • Braxton Rasmussen and Melanie McCrory, “Herculaneum: A Study of Ancient Graffiti and the State of Conservation,” UT Archaeology Playdate, October 21, 2014.
  • Jacqueline DiBiasie Sammons,”New Approaches to Photographing Graffiti,” UT Archaeology Playdate, October 21, 2014
  • Mary Beth Smith, Kathryn Clikeman, Megan Rebman and Gia Nyhuis, Donna Dollings and Margaret Hicks, Foreign Language Association of Virginia, October 2014
  • Rebecca Benefiel, “An epigraphic field school in the Bay of Naples: The Herculaneum Graffiti Project,” CAMWS Southern Section, October 18, 2014
  • Erika Zimermann Damer, “Herculaneum Graffiti for the (Twenty-)First Century,” Southeastern College Art Conference, October 10, 2014
  • Jace King, Megan Rebman and Holly M. Sypniewski, “Recording Roman Voices: Ancient Graffiti in the Shadow of Mt. Vesuvius.”  Millsaps College Forum Series, October 3, 2014
  • Mary Beth Smith and Paqui Toscano, W&L AntiquiTEA, September 2014
  • Jinyu Liu, History on the Wall: Report on Archaeology in an Ancient Roman City , Shanghai Normal University, July 4, 2014