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The Blegen Library gratefully acknowledges the generous donation of the following publications.
Joel H. Rosenthal, president of the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, and Stephen D. Hibbard, vice chairman of the Carnegie Council and a partner at Shearman & Sterling, visited the Gennadius Library on September 16th, 2015, in the company of GL Overseer Phaedon Tamvakakis.
On Thursday October 8, 2015 the Gennadius Library will close for the readers at 6:00pm, due to a scheduled event.
Dr. Kevin F. Daly, Andrew W. Mellon Professor of Classical Studies, ASCSA
Archaeodiet in the Greek World: Dietary Reconstruction from Stable Isotope Analysis, edited by Anastasia Papathanasiou, Michael P. Richards, and Sherry C. Fox, is now published and available for sale.
One of Spain's most famous architects and painters Juan Navarro Baldeweg and his wife visited the Gennadius Library last week having one wish: to see Heinrich Schliemann's notebooks
The Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory Committee awarded five new fellowships for the 2015- 2016 academic year. Dr. McNamee (Post-Doctoral Research Fellow) is on her second year of her project entitled: “Starches and Grains: Reconstructing Subsistence in Mainland Greece through the Bronze Age.”
School Director Jim Wright and Mellon Professor Kevin Daly will be participating in this forum on September 14-16 sponsored by the International New York Times and held in part in the School's Cotsen Hall and the Stoa of Attalos.
A Conference sponsored by the Institute of Aegean Prehistory and by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens Athens and Corinth, September 4-6, 2015
by Susan Lupack
Topics in this issue include the excavations at Gournia as well as those conducted at the Athenian Agora, the term of the treasurers of Athena, a Boiotian red-figure calyx krater, the hands and dating of Athenian dramatic festival inscriptions, and the use of spolia in William of Moerbeke's church at Merbaka.
Mary Jane Gavenda
The annual report of the School for 2013-2014 has been published and is now available to download.
The ASCSA continued to host more visitors throughout the month of June as leadership from The Hellenic Initiative and a group from Quicken Loans were introduced to the work of the School.
Michael Tremonte, ASCSA Regular Member 1989-1990, and his wife Joanna Riesman visited the School's Archives and the Gennadius Library
President of the Hellenic Republic Prokopis Pavlopoulos visited the ASCSA on June 29 and toured the Gennadius Library, where he was shown the Library's treasures.
Our 2015 excavation season at Corinth has come to a successful end as the third session supervisors wrap up their final reports over the next week. Also we highlight 3D scanning at Peirene fountain by Cyark.
Daniel Weiss, president of Haverford College, and friends visit the Gennadius Library
From Rome to Athens. Lindsay Harris, Mellon Professor, and Kim Bowes, Director of the American Academy in Rome, on a short two-day visit to the ASCSA. On June 17th, Kim Bowes also delivered a fascinating talk at Cotsen Hall, titled "Roman Peasants: Food, Lives, Landscape."
by Susan Lupack
Topics in this issue include the lower portion of the Sanctuary of Zeus on Mt. Lykaion, the results of excavations at the Nemean Sanctuary of Zeus, a reassessment of the Southeast Fountain House, and an analysis of the inscription Agora I 5178.
In a special ceremony at the Embassy of Greece in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, June 3, 2015, ASCSA Trustee Chairman Malcolm Hewitt Wiener was awarded the Gold Cross of the Order of Honor by the Hellenic Republic for his contribution to the study of Aegean Prehistory.
William T. Loomis has been appointed Acting President of the Board, filling in for Robert A. McCabe who is taking a leave of absence.
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