Richard Campbell sent this one along; really a series of lectures rather than a conference per se … from a page at the National Gallery of Art:


The Sixtieth A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts

The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts were established by the National Gallery of Art’s Board of Trustees in 1949 “to bring to the people of the United States the results of the best contemporary thought and scholarship bearing upon the subject of the Fine Arts.”

The Twelve Caesars: Images of Power from Ancient Rome to Salvador Dalí
Mary Beard, professor and chair of the faculty board of classics, University of Cambridge

Julius Caesar: Inventing an Image
March 27 at 2:00PM

Heroes and Villains: In Miniatures, Marble, and Movies
April 3 at 2:00PM

Warts and All? Emperors Come Down to Earth
April 10 at 2:00PM

Caesar’s Wife: Above Suspicion?

April 17 at 2:00PM

Dynasty: Collecting, Classifying, and Connoisseurship
May 1 at 2:00PM

Rough Work? Emperors Defaced and Destroyed
May 8 at 2:00PM

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