National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: John G. Younger

Affiliation: University of Kansas

John Younger is Professor of Classics and Director of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies at Kansas University, Lawrence.  He holds a B.A. from Stanford, and a M.A. and Ph.D. in Classics from the University of Cincinnati, and also studied at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, and the British School of Archaeology at Athens.    His areas of specialization are the art and archaeology of pre-classical and classical Greece, Aegean seals, classical sculpture and architecture, gender and sexuality in the ancient world, gender issues in academe, and internet technology and humanities computing.  He has done field work in Greece, Italy and Israel, and has published widely, recent works including “Seals and Sealing Rings” (Oxford Encyclopedia of Greece and Rome, vol. 6, 2010), “Technical Observations on the Scuptures from the Temple of Zeus at Olympia” (with P. Rehak, Hesperia 78, 2009), and “’We are Woman’: Girl. Maiden, Matron in Aegean Art” (Engendering Prehistoric ‘Stratigraphies’ in the Aegean and Mediterranean, K. Kopaka and R. Laffineur, eds., Aegaeum 30, 2009).

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