CANCELLED AMS Lecture: “A Bestiary in Stone: Animals as Makers and Mediators in Posidippus’ Lithika” Verity Platt Swallow Hall 101 Fri, 04/03/2020 - 3:00 pm Fri, 04/03/2020 - 5:00 pm Save the date! We are pleased to announce that Verity Platt (Cornell University) will deliver the AMS Lecture on April 3, 2020. Prof. Platt specializes in Greek and Roman art history, and have a particular interest in the relationship between ancient literary and visual cultures, especially in the Hellenistic and Roman periods. Her research focuses on ancient theories of representation and sense-perception; media and intermediality; the material and visual culture of religion; the historiography of ancient art (especially the author Pliny the Elder); art and ecology; Roman wall-painting and funerary art; Graeco-Roman seal-stones; and Greek literature under the Roman Empire. Details regarding the title, time, and location of her talk will be confirmed ASAP.