Key PagesCecelia Feldman Weiss |
Changes [Oct 30, 2011]Curriculum Vitae
Department of Classics, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Ph.D., Archaeology and the Ancient World
Brown University, degree expected spring 2011
Dissertation title: Living fluidly: the uses and meanings of water in Asia Minor, 2nd century BCE to 2nd century CE
B.A., magna Cum Laude, Archaeology and Art History Tufts University, 2003
2009, 2010: Österreischisches Archäologisches Institut Ephesos, Selçuk Turkey (Mag. Dr. Sabine Landstätter, ÖAI), Independent research
2009, 2010: Deutches Archäologisches Institut Pergamon, Bergama Turkey (Dr. Felix Pirson), Independent research
2008: Event Place Performance a survey project in the Beyşehir Lake Basin, Central Turkey (Dr. Ömür Harmanşah, Brown University)
2001 - 2006: Anglo American Project in Pompeii, Pompeii Italy (Dr. Rick Jones, University of Bradford (UK) and Dr. Damian Robinson, Oxford University)
2005: Ostia Antica, Ostia Italy (Evelyne Bukowiecki, Ecole Francaise de Rome)
2000: Combined Caesarea Expedition, Caesarea Isreal (Dr. A. Raban, University of Haifa and Dr. Ken Holum, University of Maryland)
In preparation: Weiss, C. and C. Moser (eds.). Locating the Sacred: theoretical approaches to the emplacement of religion. Joukowsky Institute Publication Series (no. 4)
In preparation: “Re-placing the Nile: Water and mimesis in the Roman practice of Egyptian religion at Pergamon,” in Locating the Sacred: theoretical approaches to the emplacement of religion. C. Weiss and C. Moser (eds.) Joukowsky Institute Publication Series (no. 4)
In preparation: “Ephesos, Hydropolis of Asia: civic benefaction and the provision of water in Roman Ephesos,” in Cosmopolitan Topographies: Narrative, Identity, and Urban Spaces
Forthcoming (expected 2011): Bodies in motion: civic ritual and place-making in Roman Ephesus, in Roman place-making past and present. D. Totten and K.L. Samuels (eds.) Journal of Roman Archaeology Supplementary Series
2010: “Performativity of Place: Movement and water in second century A.D. Ephesus,” in TRAC 2009: Proceedings of the 19th Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference Southampton & Michigan 2009. A.J. Moore, E. Harris, P. Girdwood, G. Taylor & L. Shipley (eds.). Oxford: Oxbow Books.
Ephesos, Hydropolis of Asia: civic benefaction and the provision of water in Roman Ephesos, “Cosmopolitan Topographies: Narrative, Identity, and Urban Spaces,” Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX. January 10-11 2011
To Worship Fluidly: Water, Ritual, and Politics at Pergamon, Invited lecture (Eta Sigma Phi chapter), University of Massachusetts at Amherst. March 4, 2010
“Reconsidering Kapıkaya: a rock-cut sanctuary near Pergamon.” AIA Annual Meeting. January 6-10, 2010
“Allianoi: site of archaeological inquiry and site of contestation.” Mellon Graduate Workshop: Fluid thinking: Exploration of Water in Society, Brown University. October 1, 2009
“Where is the Colosseum?: An inquiry into the multiplicity of relations with an “emblem of Imperial Rome.” Theoretical Archaeology Group (TAG), Stanford University. May 1-3, 2009.
"Gods, bodies, and water: investigating Kapikaya, a rock-cut sanctuary near Pergamon." Brown Bag Series in Archaeology Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World, Brown University. April 23, 2009.
“Performativity of Place: Explorations of movement in the ancient cityscape of Ephesus.” Theoretical Roman Archaeology Conference (TRAC), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. April 3-5, 2009.
"Performance, Memory, Place: Civic performance and placemaking in second century Ephesus" presented at the Critical Roman Archaeology Conference (CRAC), Stanford University. March 2-3, 2008.
2009: "City and Spectacle: The Salutaris procession in its urban context." City and the Festival, Ömür Harmanşah, Brown University.
2009: "Ruins: abandoned places, haunted memories.” Architecture and Memory, Ömür Harmanşah, Brown University
2009: “The House of the Surgeon: excavation with the Anglo-American Project in Pompeii (and other cool stuff).” Pompeii, Michelle Berenfeld, Brown University
2007: “Fashion and (Socio)Politics: Male and Female (un)dress in Archaic and Classical Athens.” Archaeologies of the Greek Past, Christopher Witmore, Brown University
2007: “Field methods.” Field Archaeology in the Ancient World, Sue Alcock, Brown University
Dove il Colosseo? An enquiry into the multiplicity of relations with an "emblem of imperial Rome". Archaeolog. Feburary 3, 2008.
"Farewell". Archaeogoraphy. March 9, 2009
Teaching Assistant: Architecture and Memory, Brown University, Dr. Omur Harmansah
Teaching Assistant: Classical art at the RISD Museum, Brown University, Dr. Gina Borromeo
Teaching Assistant: Archaeologies of the Greek Past, Brown University, Dr. Christopher Witmore
Teaching Assistant: Field Archaeology in the Ancient World, Brown University, Dr. Susan Alcock
Sheridan Teaching Certificate, Level 1: Focus on Reflective Teaching Methods, awarded May 2008
2005 - 2006: Assisted in the development, design, and mounting of the exhibit, ''Believing Africa'' at Brown University's Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology as part of classes "Museums and Material Culture," Fall semester 2005 and "Exhibitions in Museums," Spring semester 2006
2006 - 2008: Joukowsky Institute Collections Proctor, organized Joukowsky Institute collections and collections archive and developed web catalog
2003 - 2005: Tour guide and trip co-ordinator, Terra Vista, Ltd., a tour company that organizes educational itineraries to major sites of interest in Europe and the Middle East. Rome, Italy and Arlington, MA.
2003 - 2004: Tour Guide, Scala Reale and Context Rome, tour companies that organize educational walking tours. Rome, Italy
Languages: Italian (reading fluency and speaking proficiency), Spanish (reading fluency and speaking proficiency), Latin (reading only), German (reading only), French (reading only)
Computing: basic knowledge of ArcGIS9
AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND GRANTS
2010-2011: Graduate Student Coordinator, Mellon Graduate Workshops
2010: Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World grant for travel and fieldwork
2010: Archaeological Institute of America Graduate Student Travel Grant
2009-2010: Fluid Thinking Mellon Graduate Workshop, Brown University
2009-2010: Robert and Nancy Carney Fellowship, Brown University
2009: Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World grant for travel and fieldwork
2008-2009: Graduate School Teaching Assistantship, Brown University
2008: Joukowsky Institute for Archaeology and the Ancient World grant for travel and fieldwork
2008: Graduate School Proctorship, Brown University
2007: Graduate School Teaching Assistantship, Brown University
2006: Graduate School Proctorship, Brown University
2005-2006: Graduate School Fellowship, Brown University
2003: The Mariane J. Witherby scholarship for study in Italy, Tufts University
2000: Dorot grant for study in Israel