Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Alexis Q. Castor

Affiliation: Franklin & Marshall College

Alexis Castor is Associate Professor in the Department of Classics at Franklin & Marshall College, and holds her Ph.D. from Bryn Mawr College.  Her area of specialization is the jewelry of ancient Greece and Italy, especially concerning how Greek and Etruscan elite classes in general, and women in particular, used jewelry to express their status.  Her most recent publications include “Macedonian Lionesses: A New Paradigm for Female Jewelry Use (c. 325-275 BC)”, (Journal of Greek Archaeology, vol. 2, 2017), and More than Glitter: Jewelry in Greece and Italy (1st millennium B.C.E.), in progress.

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