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[ Stephanie Langin-Hooper ]

Assistant Professor, Art History

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, Ancient Near Eastern Art and Archaeology, 2011
M.Phil, University of Oxford, World Archaeology, 2005
BA, University of Pennsylvania, Anthropology, Ancient Mythology, 2003

Teaching Specialization: Ancient Art History

Courses Taught

ARTH 1450H: Honors Introduction to Western Art I (Ancient)
ARTH 3110: Bronze Age Aegean Art
ARTH 3130: Greek Art
ARTH 3150: Art of Etruria and Rome
ARTH 3170: Ancient Near Eastern Art
ARTH 3190: Ancient Egyptian Art
Undergraduate and Graduate seminars in Ancient Art History

Areas of Research/Artistic Focus

Dr. Langin-Hooper is an art historian of the ancient world, with a focus on the Hellenistic World and the Ancient Near East.  Her primary research analyzes the terracotta figurines of Hellenistic Babylonia, from perspectives of postcolonialism, object agency, gender theory, and materiality.  Other research interests include miniatures and miniaturization, monuments and issues of monumentality in Mesopotamian art history, and Hellenistic Babylonian prosopography.

Dr. Langin-Hooper is also a contributing partner of the Digital Humanities projects HBTIN (Hellenistic Babylonia: Texts, Images, and Names) and BPS (Berkeley Prosopography Services).  http://oracc.museum.upenn.edu/hbtin/

Recent Accomplishments

Peer-reviewed Publications:

Langin-Hooper, Stephanie. "Performance and Monumentality in the 'Altar of Tukulti-Ninurta'," in Osborne (ed): Approaching Monumentality in Archaeology, SUNY Press, Albany. In press (estimated 2014).

Langin-Hooper, Stephanie. "Terracotta Figurines and Social Identities in Hellenistic Babylonia," in Feldman and Brown (eds): Critical Approaches in Ancient Near Eastern Art, De Gruyter, Berlin and Boston, 2013. p. 451-479.

Langin-Hooper, Stephanie, S. Rebecca Martin, and Mehmet Onal (with Rebecca Molholt). "Zeugma as the Provenance of 12 Mosaic Fragments at Bowling Green State University," Journal of Roman Archaeology, Volume 26, 2013. p. 439-455.

Langin-Hooper, Stephanie and Pearce, Laurie. "Mammonymy, Maternal-Line Names and Cultural Identification: Clues from the Onomasticon of Hellenistic Uruk‚" Journal of the American Oriental Society, Volume 133, 2013.

Langin-Hooper, Stephanie. "Problematizing  Typology and Discarding the Colonialist Legacy: Approaches to Hybridity in the Terracotta Figurines of Hellenistic Babylonia," Archaeological Review from Cambridge, Special Issue "Archaeology and Cultural Mixture", Volume 28.1, April 2013. p. 95-113.

Langin-Hooper, Stephanie and Tanaka, Terri. "Bringing the Near Eastern Past to Life: 'Lived Experiences' as Strategies for Student-Directed Learning," Near Eastern Archaeology, Dig-it-al NEA Forum: Teaching Archaeology to Undergraduates, April 2011.

Langin-Hooper, Stephanie. "Social Networks and Cross-Cultural Interaction: A New Interpretation of the Female Terracotta Figurines of Hellenistic Babylon," Oxford Journal of Archaeology, Volume 26.2, May 2007. p. 145-165.

Faculty member at BGSU since 2011.

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