The Kallinikeion Colloquium in Byzantine Studies, sponsored by the Center for Byzantine & Modern Greek Studies, Queens College, City University of New York welcomes all to:
“Floor Mosaics in the Late Antique Mediterranean”.
Friday, May 11, 2012 11 am - 4 pm, Bonnie J. Sacerdote Lecture Hall, Uris Center for Education, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Made possible through the generosity of the Kallinikeion Foundation
Lisa Brody and Carol Snow, Yale University Art Gallery, "Stones of Beautiful Colors: The City Mosaic from Gerasa"
Henry Maguire, Johns Hopkins University (Emeritus), "They worshipped the creature rather than the Creator." Nature and Idolatry in Christian Art
Finbarr Barry Flood, New York University, "Voiceless Fish and Breathless Trees: Aspects of Iconoclasm in the Church Mosaics of Early Islamic Jordan and Palestine"
Introduced by Helen Evans, Mary and Michael Jaharis Curator of Byzantine Art, the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Warren T. Woodfin, Queens College, Moderator
For information, please contact the Center at: (718) 997 4520