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The oldest and largest U.S. overseas research center, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens provides graduate students and scholars from affiliated North American colleges and universities a base for the advanced study of all aspects of Greek culture, from antiquity to the present day.

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March 19, 2019

Gennadius Library closed on March 25

The Gennadius Library will be closed on Monday, March 25, 2019.

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ASCSA Attends Greek Independence Day Celebration at the White House

March 19, 2019

American School Attends Greek Independence Day Ceremony at the White House

Representatives from the American School were invited to a special ceremony at the White House to honor Greek Independence Day.

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March 14, 2019

Closure of the Gennadius Library May 20,2019-August 18, 2019

ASCSA's libraries (Blegen, Gennadius and the Wiener Laboratory) are undergoing a major reclassification project for their collections following the Library of Congress system of call numbers. In order for the work to be completed most efficiently and with the least inconvenience to our users, libraries closure is inevitable.The Gennadius Library will close on May 20, 2019 through August 18, 2019. In the case of a change in the dates a new notice will be issued. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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March 13, 2019

Hesperia 88.1 Now Online!

Topics include the history and geoarchaeology of the lower Maeander Valley, a reappraisal of the Athena Promachos accounts from the Acropolis, and a report on the recent excavation in the South Stoa at Corinth.

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