Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Dimitri Nakassis

Affiliation: University of Toronto

Dimitri Nakassis is Associate Professor with the Department of Classics, University of Colorado, Boulder, and was previously with the University of Toronto.  He holds his degrees from the University of Texas at Austin (Ph.D. and M.A.), and the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor (B.A.), and  his areas of specialization include Greek archaeology, especially the Late Bronze Age, Linear B  and early writing systems, and survey archaeology.  Professor Nakassis is co-director of the Western Argolid Regional Project, and his recent publications include KE-RA-ME-JA: Studies Presented to Cynthia W. Shelmerdine, co-editor, (Prehistory Monographs 46, INSTAP, 2014), and Individuals and Society in Mycenaean Pylos (Mnemosyne Supplements, History and Archaeology of Classical Antiquity 358, 2013).  Professor Nakassis was named a 2015 MacArthur Foundation Fellow for his work on transforming our understanding of prehistoric Greek Societies.

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