Michael Hoff

Michael Hoff

Michael Hoff

Professor of Art History (Greek & Roman Archaeology)
Area of Focus: Art History
PhD 1988 Boston University
MA 1982 Florida State University
BA 1977 University of Missouri-Columbia

Professor Michael Hoff has been teaching art history at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln since 1989. Hoff specializes in Greek and Roman archaeology in which he has focused his research on the history of Roman Athens and more recently on archaeology of Asia Minor. He has excavated in North Wales, in Greece in the Athenian Agora, Corinth, Crete, and at the Sanctuary of Zeus at Nemea. Hoff now conducts research in Turkey where from 1997 to 2004 he co-directed the architectural survey team of the Rough Cilicia Archaeological Survey Project and currently serves as Project Director of the Antiocheia Ad Cragum Imperial Temple Excavations on the south coast of Turkey. Hoff has authored many articles in international journals and was co-editor of a book, The Romanization of Athens, published in 1998. He also is one of the leading lecturers with the Archaeological Institute of America and has delivered lectures on his research at over 30 colleges and universities throughout the country.

Professional Areas of Specialty

Ancient Art and Archaeology
Project Director, Antiochia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project
http://antiochia.unl.edu

Selected Publications and Presentations

BOOKS:

  • M. Hoff and R. Townsend, eds. Rough Cilicia. New Historical and Archaeological Approaches. An International Symposium held at the University of Nebraska, October 2007 (Oxford 2011) forthcoming.
  • M.C. Hoff and S.I. Rotroff, eds. The Romanization of Athens. Proceedings of an International Conference held at Lincoln, Nebraska (April 1996) (Oxford 1997).

ARTICLES:

  • Greece and the Roman Republic: Late Third Century BC to the Augustan Age,? in J.D. Evans, ed., A Companion to the Archaeology of the Roman Republic (London 2011) forthcoming.
  • The Antiocheia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project: Northeast Temple 2009 Season? (with E. Erdogmus and R. Townsend), 28. Arastirma Sonuçlari Toplantisi (28th Annual Archaeological Survey Symposium). Turkish Ministry of Culture (Ankara 2010) forthcoming.
  • Bath Architecture of Western Rough Cilicia,? in Hoff and Townsend, eds. Rough Cilicia, New Historical and Archaeological Approaches. An International Symposium held at the University of Nebraska, October 2007 (Oxford 2011) 12 page ms; forthcoming.
  • The Antiocheia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project: Northeast Temple 2009 Season? (with E. Erdogmus and R. Townsend), Anadolu Akdenizi Arkeoloji Haberleri (ANMED) 8 (2010) 9-13.
  • The Antiocheia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project: Northeast Temple 2008 Season? (with E. Erdogmus and R. Townsend), 27. Arastirma Sonuçlari Toplantisi (27th Annual Archaeological Survey Symposium). Turkish Ministry of Culture (Ankara 2009) 461-70.
  • Life in the Truck Lane: Urban Development in Western Rough Cilicia,? (with N. Rauh, R. Townsend, M. Dillon, M. Doyle, C. Ward, R. Rothaus, H. Caner, U. Akkemik, L. Wandsnider, S. Ozaner, and C. Dore) Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Institutes in Wien (JÖAI) 78 (2009) 253-312.
  • The Antiocheia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project: Northeast Temple 2008 Season? (with E. Erdogmus and R. Townsend), Anadolu Akdenizi Arkeoloji Haberleri (ANMED) 7 (2009) 6-11.
  • The Antiocheia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project: Northeast Temple 2007 Season,? 25. Arastirma Sonuçlari Toplantisi (25th Annual Archaeological Survey Symposium). Turkish Ministry of Culture, Ankara 2009 (with R. Townsend, E. Erdogmus, and S. Türkmen) 95-102.
  • Lamos in Rough Cilicia: An Architectural Survey,” Olba. Proceedings of the IVth International Symposium on Cilician Archaeology, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey, June 4-6, 2007 (with R. Townsend and N. Rauh) 12 page ms. in press.
  • The Antiocheia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project: Northeast Temple 2007 Season,” (with E. Erdogmus, R. Townsend, S. Türkmen) Anadolu Akdenizi Arkeoloji Haberleri (ANMED) 2008-6 (Antalya, Turkey 2008) 95-99.
  • Interdisciplinary Assessment of a Roman Temple: Antiocheia ad Kragos (Gazipasha, Turkey),” (with E. Erdogmus, R. Townsend, S. Türkmen) in A. Görün, ed., Proceedings of the International Symposium on Studies on Historical Heritage, September 2007, Antalya, Turkey (Istanbul 2007) 163-70.
  • The Rough Cilicia Archaeological Project: 2005 Season,” (with Rhys Townsend and Ece Erdogmus) Anadolu Akdenizi Arkeoloji Haberleri (ANMED) 2006-4 (Antalya, Turkey 2007) 99-104.
  • Rough Cilicia Archaeological Project: 2005 Season,” (with Rhys Townsend and Ece Erdogmus) 28. Arastirma Sonuçlari Toplantisi (28th Annual Archaeological Survey Symposium). Turkish Ministry of Culture (Ankara 2007) 231-44.
  • Temples and Tombs of Western Rough Cilicia: A Question of Form versus Function," (with R. Townsend) in C. Mattusch, A. Donahue, and A. Brauer, eds., Common Ground: Archaeology, Art, Science, and Humanities. Proceedings of the XVI International Congress of Classical Archaeology, Boston 2003 (Oxford 2006) 395-99.
  • The Rough Cilicia Survey Project: Architectural Work, 2004,” (with R. Townsend) Anadolu Akdenizi Arkeoloji Haberleri (ANMED) 2005-3 (Antalya, Turkey 2005) 131-35.
  • Monumental Tomb Architecture in Western Rough Cilicia," (with R. Townsend) Jahreshefte des Österreichischen Archäologischen Institutes in Wien (JÖAI) 73 (2004) 251-80.
  • Lamos'taki Mimari Arastirmalar," (with R. Townsend) in 19. Arastirma Sonuçlari Toplantisi (19th Annual Archaeological Survey Symposium). Turkish Ministry of Culture (Ankara 2002) 47.
  • Pirates in the Bay of Pamphylia: an Archaeological Inquiry,” (with N. Rauh, R. Townsend, and L. Wandsnider) in G.J. Oliver, et al., eds., The Sea in Antiquity. British Archaeological Reports International Series 899 (Oxford 2000) 151-80.

PAPERS and PRESENTATIONS

  • Antiocheia ad Cragum Archaeological Research Project: Imperial Temple excavations 2007,” 30th International Symposium of Excavations, Surveys and Archeometry, Turkish Ministry of Culture, Ankara, Turkey, May 2008.
  • "The Imperial Temple Project at Antiocheia ad Kragos in Turkey: 2007 Season (poster session)," (with R. Townsend, E. Erdogmus) Archaeological Institute of America, Annual Meeting, Chicago, January 2008 (Second Place Cash Award).
  • Bath Architecture of Western Rough Cilicia,” in Rough Cilicia, New Historical and Archaeological Approaches. An International Symposium, University of Nebraska, October 2007.
  • "Interdisciplinary Assessment of a Roman Temple: Antiocheia ad Kragos (Gazipasha, Turkey)," (with E. Erdogmus, R. Townsend, S. Türkmen) International Symposium on Studies on Historical Heritage, Antalya, Turkey, September 2007.
  • Architectural Survey of Lamos in Western Cilicia,” (with R. Townsend and N. Rauh) IVth International Symposium on Cilician Archaeology, Mersin University, Mersin, Turkey, June 2007.
  • The Rough Cilicia Archaeological Project: 2005 Season,” 28th International Symposium of Excavations, Surveys and Archeometry, Turkish Ministry of Culture, Canakkale, Turkey, May 2006.
  • Anatolian Traditions, Anatolian Memories in Roman Rough Cilicia,” (with L. Wandsnider) Society for American Archaeology, Annual Meeting, San Juan, PR, April 2006.
  • The Rough Cilicia Archaeological Research Project: Antiocheia ad Kragum 2005,” (with R. Townsend and E. Erdogmus) Archaeological Institute of America, Annual Meeting, Montreal, January 2006.
  • 2004 Report of the Rough Cilicia Archaeological Survey Project,” 27th International Symposium of Excavations, Surveys and Archeometry, Turkish Ministry of Culture, Antalya, Turkey, May 2005.
  • "Identification of an Ancient Industrial Landscape in Western Rough Cilicia," (with N. Rauh, M. Doyle, L. Wandsnider, R. Townsend, Tim Filley, and Matthew Dillon) Archaeological Institute of America, Annual Meeting, San Francisco, January 2004.

Courses

Introduction to Art History I (from prehistoric times through the medieval period)
Classical Art and Archaeology Greek Art and Archaeology
Classical Architecture Greek Sculpture Roman Art and Archaeology and Roman Painting.