February - June 2005
Ada Cohen is associate professor of art history at Dartmouth College, with a specialty in the arts of the ancient Mediterranean world. Her interests include the history and theory of art history, gender studies, and cultural interconnections in antiquity. She is the author of The Alexander Mosaic: Stories of History and Defeat (Cambridge, 1997) and co-editor of the forthcoming Constructions of Childhood in the Ancient World. She is currently completing a book on masculinity and power in Greek art. At the Clark she will work on a new project titled "He pais kalé": Beauty and Women in Ancient Greek Art.