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UMass Dartmouth faculty Hallie Meredith

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HALLIE MEREDITH: Recent Achievements

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS (Most Recent)

  • Archaeological Institute of America Samuel H. Kress Grant for Research and Publication in Classical Art and Architecture. Award to assist with publication costs for Word becomes Image: Open-work Vessels as a Reflection of Late Antique Transformation, published by the British Archaeological Reports in the Archaeology Series, 2014
  • 2014 Provost’s Best Practice Award, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Nominated for
  • Best Practice in a Blended Course, Electronic Flash Cards in Teaching and Learning, 2014
  • 2013 Provost’s Best Practice Award, University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth Honourable Mention for Innovative Use of Technology, Concept Maps in Teaching and Learning, 2013
  • Program for Writing and Rhetoric, University of Colorado, Boulder Research award, 2012
  • Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design, and Culture, New York,
  • NY Post-doctoral Research Fellowship. Stipend and accommodation for the academic year, 2007-2008. I organized a conference and presented lectures

 

PUBLICATIONS (Select)

Books

  • Meredith, H. Word becomes Image: Open-work Vessels as a Reflection of Late Antique Transformation (provisional title). Oxford: Archaeopress. (Under contract. Projected date of publication late 2014/early 2015).
  • Meredith, H., ed. 2011. Objects in Motion: The Circulation of Religion and Sacred Objects in the Late Antique and Byzantine World. Oxford: Archaeopress, BAR International Series 2247.

Scholarly Articles

  • Meredith, H. 2011. “Christianizing Constantine: Eusebius’ Vita Constantini as a Late Antique Social Canvas,” in Objects in Motion: The Circulation of Religion and Sacred Objects in the Late Antique and Byzantine World, ed. H. Meredith, 7-24. Oxford: Archaeopress, BAR International Series 2247.
  • Meredith, H. 2009. “Animating Objects: Ekphrastic and Inscribed Late Antique Movable Material Culture.” Facta. A Journal of Roman Material Culture Studies, 3: 35-64.
  • Meredith, H. 2009. “Evaluating the Movement of Open-Work Glassware in Late Antiquity,” in Byzantine Trade, 4th-12th Centuries: The Archaeology of Local, Regional and International Exchange Papers of the 38th Annual Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies, ed. M. Mundell Mango, 191-7. Aldershot: Ashgate.
  • Meredith-Goymour, H. 2006. “Disentangling Material Cultures: Late Roman and Sasanian Facet Cut Glassware in Late Antiquity,” in SOMA 2004: Symposium on Mediterranean Archaeology Proceedings of the Eighth Annual Meeting of Postgraduate Researchers, 1514, 123-30. 

 

PUBLIC AND SCHOLARLY LECTURES (Most Recent)

  • Ancient Spin Doctors: Manipulating the Roman Public through Visual Art
    University of Houston – Clear Lake (invited), Clear Lake, Texas, 2014
  • Illuminating Appropriation: the Movement of Late Roman Gold-Glass fragments from Domestic to Funerary Spaces 
    ERC Research Project, ”The Role of Objects – Creating Meaning in Situations (Lived Ancient Religion)” (invited), Haus Hainstein, Eisenach, Germany, 2013
  • Faculty Roundtable Discussion: What do Pictures Want? 
    Star Store, AHA! (Art, History, Architecture) Night Event, Department of Art History, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA, 2012
  • Craft as a Lens for Research and Teaching 
    Department of Art History, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, MA, 2012
  • Introduction to Objects in Motion: The Circulation of Religion and Sacred Objects in the Late Antique and Byzantine World 
    (student invitation) Consortium Conference, Boulder, CO, 2011
  • Making Agents of Holy Power on Earth: Circulating Constantine’s Labarum in Late Antiquity, Annual Byzantine Studies Conference, Florida, 2009; CRESC 5th Annual Conference 2009: Objects - What Matters? Technology, Value and Social Change, University of Manchester, 2009
  • Writing Spoken Words: Displaying Ephemeral Acts in Late Antiquity 
    Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 2008
  • Objects in Motion: The Circulation of Religion and Sacred Objects in the Late Antique and Early Medieval World 
    Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY, 2008
  • Useful Sacred Objects: A Scriptural Basis for Making Gold-Glass Useful in Late Antiquity
    University of Kentucky, 2008
  • Hot-working versus Cold-working: Considering the Evidence of Late Antique Carving (for the session “Materials and Production in the Roman World”), Archaeological Institute of America Annual Meeting, Chicago, 2008; Bard Graduate Center, New York, NY, 2007

 

ARCHAEOLOGICAL RESEARCH AND EXCAVATIONS (Select)

  • Berenike and Sikait, Egypt Glass specialist for Sikait project, two sites. Permission for excavation withdrawn by the Egyptian government, 2004
  • Mediterranean Glass, University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Research Assistant, 2001-2002

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE (Select)

  • Department of Art History, University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Full-time Lecturer. Autumn 2012 – Present
  • Classics Department, University of Colorado, Boulder Lecturer. Autumn 2009-Spring 2012
  • Program for Writing and Rhetoric, University of Colorado, Boulder Lecturer. Autumn 2008- Summer 2012
  • Continuing Education, University of Colorado, Boulder Lecturer. Summer 2010
  • Special Undergraduate Enrichment Program, University of Colorado, Boulder Lecturer. Spring 2010
  • Graduate Teaching Program, University of Colorado, Boulder Lecturer. June 2008-August 2009
  • University of Oxford Undergraduate Tutor for: Brasenose, Greyfriars, New, Oriel, Wadham, St Benet’s and St Hilda’s College, 2005-2007
  • Department of Classics and Ancient History, University of Warwick Invited Lecturer, Roman art and architecture, 2007
  • Institute of Archaeology and the Research Laboratory for Archaeology & the History of Art, University of Oxford Graduate Teaching Co-ordinator, first post holder, 2007

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