Roman Art Remixed: Podcasts by University of Washington Students
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About the Podcast
The Roman Art Remixed podcast includes three different audio guides by University of Washington students for the exhibition Roman Art from the Louvre.
Roman Aegyptiaca: Egyptian Influences on Roman Art
By Bryan Brinkman
This audio guide looks at Egyptian influences on â€śRoman" art and examines how Rome interacted with other cultures of the empire by closely examining six objects that were in the exhibition.
Bryan Brinkman is a graduate student in the University of Washington History Department, working in the field of Roman imperial history.The Art of Enslavement: Four Depictions of Roman
By Mira Green
This audio guide discusses four images of slaves in the exhibition. It offers a brief discussion of the history of the institution of Roman slavery, as well as a comparative look at modern examples of slavery.
Mira Green is a PhD student in ancient history at the University of Washington. Her research focuses on female slavery in the Roman Principate.Voices of Rome: Soundtrack of Praise and Blame
By Ashli Baker
Want to learn what the Romans themselves said about the Julio-Claudian imperial family? This audio tour guides listeners through the Julio-Claudian gallery of the exhibition with dramatic readings from five ancient authors who, from different points of view, praise or blame those portrayed. Please note: Some of the content of this podcast is controversial and narrates a history of brutality and exploitation. This may be offensive to some people.
Ashli Baker is a PhD student in the Department of Classics at the University of Washington who is fascinated by the dynamic relationship between literature and art.