March 5 - 5, 2020
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John Clarke received his PhD from Yale University. In 1980 he began teaching at The University of Texas at Austin, where his teaching, research, and publications focus on ancient Roman art, art-historical methodology, and contemporary art.
Clarke has ten books, and 128 essays, articles, and reviews to his credit. Currently Clarke is co-director of the Oplontis Project, working, since 2005, to complete the study, excavation, and publication of two Roman villas (“A” and “B”) buried by Vesuvius in A.D. 79.
Clarke has recently served on the Board of Advisors of the Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts of the National Gallery of Art (2013–2016), and is a former Trustee of the American Academy in Rome (2011–2013). He was a member of the Board of Directors of the American Council of Learned Societies, (2000-2010), and served on the Board of Directors of the College Art Association (1991-2001; President 1998-2000).
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