“The Making of a Roman Town: Domestic, Civic and Religious Space in Pompeii”
Lecturer, Departments of Classics and Italian Studies, UC Berkeley
Project Director, Del Chiaro Center for Ancient Italian Studies
Wednesday, September 27, 12:00-1:30pm
Cal Design Lab, Wurster 494, Wurster Hall
Lisa Pieraccini received her Ph.D in Classics and Art History at the University of California at Santa Barbara. A classical archaeologist who specializes in Etruscan and early Roman archaeology, Pieraccini has been teaching at UC Berkeley for nine years and is the Project Director for the Del Chiaro Center for Ancient Italian Studies. She has published widely on a variety of topics focused on Ancient Italy and is co-editor of a series on the cities of the Etruscans published by Texas University Press (the first book was published in the fall of 2016, entitled Caere). Her research interests vary from urban studies, to Etruscan funerary ritual, Etruscan and Roman wall painting, and the reception of the Etruscans and Romans in the 18th and 19th centuries. Pieraccini is an elected member of the Instituto di Studi Etruschi ed Italici, in Florence Italy.