AIA Lecturer: Linda Maria Gigante
University of Louisville
Professor Linda Maria Gigante is Associate Professor of Art History and Humanities with the University of Louisville. She holds her degrees from Wheaton College and the University of North Carolina (M.A and Ph.D.), and has also studied at the Intercollegiate Center for Classical Studies in Rome, the American Academy in Rome, and the American School of Classical Studies in Athens. Her areas of specialization are Roman funerary arts and commemorative monuments. She has done field work at Torre de Palma in Portugal, and Tel Anafa in Israel. Her most recent publications include entries on funerary art, perspective, and cinerary urns for The Oxford Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece and Rome (2010).