Deparment of Classics
410 Blegen Library
PO Box 210226
Cincinnati, OH 45221-0226
Phone | (513) 556-2584
Fax | (513) 556-4366
Lynne Allison Kvapil
Lynne Kvapil is a PhD candidate studying the interrelationship of land use and socio-economic organization in prehistoric Greece. She is currently finishing her dissertation on cultivation terraces and agricultural production during the period of the Mycenaean palaces, focusing on the site of Korphos-Kalamianos in the southern Corinthia. Lynne has done field work at Korphos-Kalamianos for the Saronic Harbors Archaeological Research Project (SHARP) and has excavated and helped process material for the Archaeological Society of Athens excavations of Petsas House at Mycenae.
- MA, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2004 (Aegean Prehistory).
- MA, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2001 (Classical Archaeology).
- BA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 1998 (Classics, English).
Articles & Book Chapters
- "Teaching Archaeological Pragmatism through Problem-based Learning", CJ Forum, October-November 2009, pp. 45-52. [Link]
- on Terrace Walls for Wiley-Blackwell's Encyclopedia of Ancient History, in press.
- "A Re-examination of some of the South Stoa Wells at Corinth," G.D.R. Sanders, Y. Furuya, L. Kvapil, forthcoming.
- "Making Latin Concrete: Strategies for Teaching Latin Through Material Culture" Humanitas 30.3, 2007.
Presentations & Lectures
- Lynne A. Kvapil. Making Latin Concrete: Strategies for Teaching Literature through Archaeology. Ohio Classical Caucus, Cincinnati, OH. 2006.
- Lynne A. Kvapil and Aaron Wolpert, co-presenters. Hinterland with a View: Imagining Mycenaean Palaces from a Village Perspective. 108th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Diego, CA. 2007.
- Lynne A. Kvapil. Making Ends Meet outside the Palace: The Informal Economy at Mycenae. 103rd Annual Meeting of Classical Association of the Middle-West and South, Cincinnati, OH. 2007.
- Lynne A. Kvapil. When Mycenae became Mycenaean. 109th Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, Chicago, IL. 2008.
- Lynne A. Kvapil. Controlling the Countryside: Defining the Territory of Mycenae. 104th Annual Meeting of the Classical Association of the Middle-West and South, Tucson, AZ. 2008.
- Lynne A. Kvapil. Tracing Terraces: Agriculture and Economy at Mycenae from a Landscape Perspective. American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Tea Talk, Athens, Greece. 2009.
- G. D. R. Sanders, presenter; G.D.R. Sanders, Yuki Furuya, and Lynne Kvapil. Events not processes: Reassessing and Redating the lower fills of the South Stoa Wells at Corinth. Aarhus University, Denmark. 11-2008.
- Lynne A. Kvapil. The Gift Outright: Land Use and Resource Acquisition at Late Bronze Age Mycenae. Annual Meeting of CAMWS, Oklahoma City, OK. 03-2010.
- Lynne A. Kvapil. Agricultural Terrace Walls at Mycenae: A Prehistory of Subsidized Agriculture. UNC-Duke Graduate Colloquium on New Graduate Research in the Classics, Raleigh-Durham, NC. 03-2010.
- Lynne A. Kvapil. Untangling Mycenaean Terracing: Landscape Modification and Agricultural Production at Korphos-Kalamianos . Annual Meeting of the Archaeological Institute of America, San Antonio, TX. 01-2011.
- Lynne A. Kvapil and Alicia Carter, co-organizers (2007). People in Prehistory: Agency, Identity, and the Individual in the Prehistoric Aegean. San Diego, CA.
- Lynne A. Kvapil (2004). LH IIIC Refugee Sites in Arkadia, Achaea, and Kephallenia. Symposium of Mediterranean Archaeology, Dublin, Ireland.
Honors & Awards
- Fulbright Fellowship to Greece, 09-2008 to 06-2009.
- CAMWS Presidential Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Paper at the Annual Meeting, 04-2008.
- University Research Council Summer Research Fellowship, 07-2007 to 08-2007.
- American School of Classical Studies at Athens, Martin Ostwald Fellowship, 09-2004 to 06-2005.
- University of Cincinnati Distinguished Graduate Fellowship, 2002 to 2006.
- Hellenic Cultural Foundation Scholarship, 1999.
- Hellenic Cultural Foundation Scholarship, 2000.
- University of Arizona Classics Department Graduate Fellowship, 1998.
- Harriet and Leon Pomerance Award, Archaeological Institute of America, 2010.
- Summer Research Fellowship, University of Cincinnati Research Council, 2010.
Experience & Service
- 15-CLAS-110 INTRO TO CLASS CIVH Early Greece.
- 15-CLAS-110 INTRO TO CLASS CIVH Classical and Hellenistic Greece.
- 15-CLAS-110 INTRO TO CLASS CIVH Roman Civilization.
- 15-CLAS-238 GRK LAT ELE MEDTECH.
- 15-LATN-101 ELEMENTARY LATIN.
- JanPlan,, "Killing Agamemnon: How Archaeology Put an End to Homer's Bronze Age",.
- Latin 101.
- 102,, Latin.
- 15-CLAS-112 INTRO TO CLASS CIVH Roman Civilization.