National Lecture Program

AIA Lecturer: Megan Cifarelli

Affiliation: Manhattanville College

Megan Cifarelli is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Art History at Manhattanville College; she is also Director of the Castle Scholar Honors Program and the Museum Studies Program, and Chair of Classical Civilizations at Manhattanville.  She holds her degrees from Columbia University (Ph.D., M.Phil., and MA) and the University of Notre Dame.  Her areas of specialization are ancient art and civilizations (particularly Assryia), museum studies, and gender studies.  Professor Cifarelli’s current publication projects include The Iron II Citadel at Hasanlu Tepe, Hasanlu Excavation Reports V (with M. Danti, University of Pennsylvania Museum, in preparation), The Iron II Cemetery at Hasanlu Tepe, Hasanlu Excavation Reports IV (with M. Danti, University of Pennsylvania Museum, in preparation), “The Evidence for Assyrian Contacts at Hasanlu” Proceeding of the Conference on Provincial Archaeology of the Assyrian Empire (with M. Danti, University of Cambridge, in press), “Personal Ornaments at Hasanlu, Iran: A re-evaluation” in Ancient Jewelry (ed. A. Golani, Polish Center for Mediterranean Archaeology, 2014, forthcoming), and “The Tomb of the Hasanlu Warriors” in Iranica Antiqua, January 2015 (with M. Danti, in press).

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