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Blegen Library closed November 23 and 24

11/20/2017
Τhe Βlegen Library will be closed to visitors on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 November 2017, in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Access to the Archives in the Blegen Library

11/14/2017
Owing to the transfer of the Archives in the Blegen Library to the East Wing of the Gennadius Library, researchers will not be able to access the School’s archival collections between January 15th and May 31st, 2018.

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Donations to the Blegen Library

10/31/2017
The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.

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RECLASSIFICATION OF RESEARCH COLLECTIONS

10/12/2017
Starting September 2017, the libraries of ASCSA (the Blegen, the Gennadius and the Wiener Laboratory) are undergoing a major reclassification project for their collections following the Library of Congress system of call numbers.

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Hesperia welcomes New Editor: Jennifer Sacher

08/25/2017
After a comprehensive search, the ASCSA has chosen Jennifer Sacher to be the next editor of Hesperia.

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The George Mylonas Papers Catalogued

08/11/2017
Born in Izmir, George Mylonas (1898-1988) studied archaeology at the University of Athens and at Johns Hopkins University. He was the ASCSA's first bursar in the 1920s and worked with David M. Robinson at Olynthus. Mylonas taught archaeology at the Washington University Saint Louis from 1933 until his retirement in 1968. Mylonas is known for his excavations at Eleusis and Mycenae. A large part of his papers are housed in the Archives of the American School.

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Generous Funding Modernizes and Updates ASCSA Libraries

08/04/2017
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) has been awarded three program grants totaling $900,000 to modernize and update its library holdings.

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School Summer Newsletter

07/07/2017
The American School's Summer 2017 issue of the newsletter is now online for viewing.

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NEH Fellow’s work on antiquities as state gifts has far-reaching implications

07/05/2017
Nassos Papalexandrou, Associate Professor of Art History at the University of Texas at Austin, received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship from the School to spend a year researching “Greek Antiquities as Diplomatic Gifts in Greek-U.S. Relationships after WW II.” An alumnus and former faculty of the ASCSA, Papalexandrou shares insights from his present work in this Q&A.

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BLEGEN LIBRARY’S RECLASSIFICATION PROJECT

07/04/2017
Starting in the fall of 2017, Blegen library is undergoing a major reclassification project.

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Access to the Archives of the Gennadius Library

06/15/2017
Researchers will not be able to access the Archives of the Gennadius Library between November 1, 2017 and May 31, 2018. H πρόσβαση των ερευνητών στα Αρχεία της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης δεν θα είναι δυνατή από 1/11/2017 έως 31/5/2018.

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Votive Reliefs in the Agora: An Interview with Carol L. Lawton

05/27/2017
An interview with Carol L. Lawton about the newest volume in our Athenian Agora series.

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VIDEO: The First Greek Editions of Homer

05/10/2017
Take a peek inside our Gennadius Library rare book room with Senior Librarian Irini Solomonidi to learn about the first printed Greek editions of Homer.

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Meet a Member: Carissa Nicholson

04/21/2017
Meet Carissa Nicholson, an Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens working on a dissertation in Art History at the University of Florida.

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ASCSA Alumnus Combines Political Science and Classics

03/20/2017
Seth Jaffe opens his first book by explaining its contradictions: “This book is the work of a political scientist (a political theorist), but is my sincere hope that it will prove of interest to classicists, from whom I have learned so much about Thucydides and this world.”

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Meet a Member: Catharine Judson

03/06/2017
Meet Catharine Judson, an Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens working on a working on a PhD in Classical Archaeology.

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Meet a Member: Michele Asuni

02/10/2017
Meet Michele Asuni, a Regular Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens getting his Ph.D. in Classics at Johns Hopkins University.

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Announcement Concerning Access to the Archives in the Gennadius Library

01/20/2017
Researchers will not be able to access the Archives of the G.L. between July 1, 2017 and February 28, 2018. H πρόσβαση των ερευνητών στα Αρχεία της Βιβλιοθήκης δεν θα είναι δυνατή από 1/7/2017 έως 28/2/2018.

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Additions to the Wiener Lab Library

12/14/2016
The Wiener Laboratory is excited to announce the addition of the following publications to our collection.

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Meet a Member: Ching-Yuan (Dwight) Wu

12/12/2016
Meet Ching-Yuan (Dwight) Wu, a Associate Member at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, working on a dissertation on Roman provincial administration.

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