• Competition Pool
    January 16 5:30am
    Lap Swim more »
  • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
    January 16 8:00am
    On January 16, 2017, IUPUI will host its 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. You can be a part of this IUPUI tradition! Hundreds of IUPUI students, faculty, staff, and community members volunteer together at community sites across Indianapolis as a way to honor Dr. King’s commitment to service and social justice. more »
  • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
    January 16 10:00am
    In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
  • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
    January 16 10:00am
    A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
  • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
    January 16 10:00am
    In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
Monday, January 16, 2017
    IU Calendar




    • Competition Pool
      January 16 5:30am
      Lap Swim more »
    • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
      January 16 8:00am
      On January 16, 2017, IUPUI will host its 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. You can be a part of this IUPUI tradition! Hundreds of IUPUI students, faculty, staff, and community members volunteer together at community sites across Indianapolis as a way to honor Dr. King’s commitment to service and social justice. more »
    • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
      January 16 10:00am
      In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
    • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
      January 16 10:00am
      A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
    • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
      January 16 10:00am
      In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
    Monday, January 16, 2017
      IU Calendar




      • Competition Pool
        January 16 5:30am
        Lap Swim more »
      • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
        January 16 8:00am
        On January 16, 2017, IUPUI will host its 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. You can be a part of this IUPUI tradition! Hundreds of IUPUI students, faculty, staff, and community members volunteer together at community sites across Indianapolis as a way to honor Dr. King’s commitment to service and social justice. more »
      • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
        January 16 10:00am
        In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
      • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
        January 16 10:00am
        A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
      • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
        January 16 10:00am
        In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
      Monday, January 16, 2017
        IU Calendar




        • Competition Pool
          January 16 5:30am
          Lap Swim more »
        • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
          January 16 8:00am
          On January 16, 2017, IUPUI will host its 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. You can be a part of this IUPUI tradition! Hundreds of IUPUI students, faculty, staff, and community members volunteer together at community sites across Indianapolis as a way to honor Dr. King’s commitment to service and social justice. more »
        • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
          January 16 10:00am
          In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
        • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
          January 16 10:00am
          A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
        • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
          January 16 10:00am
          In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
        Monday, January 16, 2017

          About This Event

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          Please join us for a lecture by Classical Studies faculty candidate Elizabeth Wolfram Thiss who will present a lecture based upon her research:

          “Constructing Romans: Architectural Depictions, Power, & Identity in Ancient Rome.”

           

          We live surrounded by depictions of architecture. They are on our money, in our magazines, on our stamps. Yet we rarely think of what effect this onslaught of architectural images has on our consciousness of our world. At the height of her empire, Rome was also full of depictions of architecture. In particular, such depictions appeared frequently on sculptural monuments set up by the state. I argue that these architectural depictions were intended to shape Romans’ views of what was important about being Roman, in a way that was favorable to the ruling elite. This codified sense of Roman identity was an important tool in gaining and maintaining power in the capital of the largest empire the world had ever seen. This talk will explore the relationships between architecture, art, and attempts to control identity in Rome, and what this can tell us about how we understand architectural depictions and politics today.

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          • Competition Pool
            January 16 5:30am
            Lap Swim more »
          • Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service
            January 16 8:00am
            On January 16, 2017, IUPUI will host its 16th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. You can be a part of this IUPUI tradition! Hundreds of IUPUI students, faculty, staff, and community members volunteer together at community sites across Indianapolis as a way to honor Dr. King’s commitment to service and social justice. more »
          • Hans Op de Beeck | Staging Silence (2)
            January 16 10:00am
            In Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck's film, the real and the imaginary fuse as anonymous hands assemble miniature dioramas of timeless, dreamlike settings. more »
          • Tom Sachs | Radiant City: Paintings 2000-2016
            January 16 10:00am
            A major survey exhibition of Tom Sachs’ paintings showcasing the artist’s ongoing interest in combining mass-produced pop cultural icons with a hand made aesthetic. This exhibition is made possible in part by the generous support of Julie and David Eskenazi. more »
          • Craig McDaniel + Jean Robertson | Close Reading
            January 16 10:00am
            In Close Reading, Herron faculty members Jean Robertson and Craig McDaniel explore the relationship of visual and verbal modes of communicating and expressing meaning. more »
          Monday, January 16, 2017