RIDGWAY LECTURES OF THE AIA SEATTLE SOCIETY


1992     Brunilde Ridgway (Bryn Mawr College): "Figures on Rooftops: Greek Akroterial Sculptures"


1993     Andrew Stewart (Berkeley): "Ancient Greek Nudity and the Rhetoric of Praise"


1994     Larissa Bonfante (NYU): "Etruscan Sexuality and Art"


1995     Jerome Pollitt (Yale): "The Plan of the Athenian Acropolis"


1996     James Packer (Northwestern): "Querying the Mute Stones: The Adventure of Reconstructing Trajan's Forum in Rome"


1997     Sarah Morris (UCLA): "From Ephesus to Athens: Cult Images of Artemis and Athena"


1998     John Pedley (Michigan): "Sacred Space and Sacred Action: Theater and Festival in Ancient Athens"


1999     Mary Sturgeon (UNC-Chapel Hill): "The Theater Facade at Corinth: Art and Politics on the Scaenae Frons"


2000     Sue Alcock (Michigan): "The Archaeology of the Second Sophistic"


2001     Ian Morris (Stanford): "How the Good Life Got Better in Ancient Greece: Economic Growth, 800-300 BCE"


2002     Katherine Dunbabin (McMaster): "The Language of Status in Late Antique Art"


2003     Stephen Miller (Berkeley): "The Ancient Stadium at Nemea and the Revival of the Nemean Games: The Contemporary Social Relevance of Classical Archaeology"


2004     Richard Brilliant (Columbia): "Severan Dynastic Politics: The Complexity of Alleged Family Relationships"


2005     Mary T. Boatwright (Duke University): "Antonine Rome: Security in the Homeland"


2006     Kim Hartswick (City University of New York): "Ancient Roman Gardens: From Vegetables to Vanities"


2007     Crawford Greenewalt (Berkeley): "Votive Offerings at Sardis from Lydian to Roman Times: Problems in the Archaeological Record"


2008     John Oleson (Victoria): "Arena sine calce: Building Disasters, Incompetent Architects, and Construction Fraud in Ancient Rome"


2009     Jeffrey Hurwit (Oregon): "The Uses of the Past on the Athenian Acropolis"


2010/11 Bettina Bergmann (Mount Holyoke College): "Voluptuous Possessions: Revisiting the Villas at Boscoreale"