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Hixson-Lied Visiting Scholar: Kathryn Gleason

5:30 pm
Richards Hall Room: 15
560 Stadium Dr
Lincoln NE 68508
Additional Info: RH
School of Art Art History & Design, (402) 472-5522,
Kathryn Gleason, professor of landscape architecture and a member of the Cornell Institute for Archaeology and Material Studies (CIAMS) at Cornell University, will present the next Hixson-Lied Visiting Artist & Scholar Lecture on Wednesday, March 23.

The lecture is at 5:30 p.m. in Richards Hall Rm. 15. It is free and open to the public. The lecture is also accessible via Zoom at

A leading expert on the archaeology of ancient Roman gardens and designed landscapes, Gleason has directed or consulted on excavations at the palaces of Herod the Great of Judea (Israel; Palestine), the Petra Garden and Pool Project (Jordan), Horace’s Villa at Licenza and the Villa loc. Santa Maria at Nemi (Italy).

Working closely with Amina-Aicha Malek and Kim J. Hartswick, she oversaw the completion of Wilhelmina Jashemski’s Gardens of the Roman Empire publication project (Cambridge University Press 2018 and an online publication

In 2009, she began work in the Vesuvian region, first on the villa gardens of Stabiae and currently on an urban garden at Pompeii, the Casa della Regina Carolina.

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