Livingston V. Watrous

PhD

Livingston V. Watrous

PhD

Field

Visual Studies; Art History

Contact Information

229 Center for the Arts

Buffalo NY, 14260-6010

watrous@buffalo.edu

Education

  • PhD, University of Pennsylvania

Bio

Professor Watrous’ interests include Aegean and Greek art and archaeology. He is particularly interested in iconography (mainly as it relates to Greek poetry) and the relationship between society, social institutions and art. He has recently published articles on the archaeology of Crete, and on the earliest architectural sculpture known in Greece.

Recent Publications

  • The Cave Sanctuary of Zeus at Psychro: A Study of Extra-Urban Sanctuaries in Minoan and Early Iron Age Crete.
    University of Texas at Austin, Program in Aegean Scripts and Prehistory, 1996
  • Kommos III, The Late Bronze Age Pottery.
    Princeton University Press, 1992.

Prizes, Awards & Grants

Director of the Gournia Survey Project, important for the new information it provides about one of the most significant excavations of a town in the Late Bronze Age Aegean. Received grants from the Archaeological Institute of America, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Geographic Society, the Fulbright commission, and the Institute for Aegean Studies to support his archaeological fieldwork and studies on Minoan Crete. In 1993/94 he was Elizabeth A. Whitehead Professor at the American School of Classical Studies in Athens.

Courses

  • AHI 307 Art of Early Greece
  • AHI 325 Greek Art and Mythology
  • AHI 204 Mythology in Ancient Art
  • AHI 508 Topics in Ancient Art

Other Visual Studies & Art History Faculty

Berin Golonu.

230A Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0544

beringol@buffalo.edu

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Art
College of Arts and Sciences

Field: Visual Studies

Gary Nickard.

135 Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0529

gln@buffalo.edu

Associate Clinical Professor
Department of Art
College of Arts and Sciences

Field: Photography; Visual Studies

T. Triandos.

228A Center for the Arts

Phone: (716) 645-0533

titriand@buffalo.edu

Visiting Lecturer
Department of Art
College of Arts and Sciences

Field: Art History; Visual Studies