Archaeological Institute of America lecturer and host Candace Weddle Livingston holds a Ph.D. and M.A. in Art History (classical and medieval) and a B.A. in Classics. As an archaeologist, she has excavated at prehistoric to Byzantine period sites in Italy, Romania, and Turkey, including as a member of the Austrian Archaeological Institute’s team at Ephesus. Her current fieldwork is at the Etruscan site of San Giuliano in Italy. In 2018, Candace was named a Fellow National in The Explorers Club. Her research focuses on the sensory experience of ancient Greek and Roman animal sacrifices, but as Associate Professor of Art History at the South Carolina School of the Arts at Anderson University, she teaches courses covering all periods of art history and archaeology worldwide, and frequently lectures on cultural and historical topics on cruise ships. Candace appeared as an on-camera expert in the PBS documentary series Ancient Roads: From Christ to Constantine. Recent publications include articles in the Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology and the volume Senses of the Empire.
July 11 - 20, 2022