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Blegen Library's re-opening

May 16, 2019

Blegen Library's re-opening

Blegen Library’s reclassification project is nearly complete and the library will re-open on Wednesday June 5th for ASCSA members only and on June 10th for visitors.

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ΑΓΓΕΛΟΣ ΤΕΡΖΑΚΗΣ  «Αγωνιών και άγρυπνος»  Αθήνα, 13 Μαΐου 2019

May 10, 2019

ΑΓΓΕΛΟΣ ΤΕΡΖΑΚΗΣ «Αγωνιών και άγρυπνος» Αθήνα, 13 Μαΐου 2019

Το Τμήμα Θεατρικών Σπουδών του ΕΚΠΑ, σε συνεργασία με το Εθνικό Θέατρο, διοργανώνει Επιστημονική Ημερίδα, με αφορμή τα σαράντα χρόνια από το θάνατο του Άγγελου Τερζάκη. Η Ημερίδα έχει τεθεί υπό την Αιγίδα του Υπουργείου Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού και θα πραγματοποιηθεί τη Δευτέρα 13 Μαΐου 2019 στην Αίθουσα Εκδηλώσεων του Εθνικού Θεάτρου.

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Jack Davis Awarded AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement

April 30, 2019

Jack Davis Awarded AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement

Jack Davis was selected as the 2020 recipient of the AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement.

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VIDEOCAST - Annual Open Meeting 2019

April 25, 2019

VIDEOCAST - Annual Open Meeting 2019

"Work of the School" Jenifer Neils, Director, ASCSA "Shaping and Negotiating Sacred Terrain - The Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace" Bonna Wescoat, Emory University "Αφιέρωμα στις Εφορίες Αρχαιοτήτων" Sylvian Fachard, Mellon Professor, ASCSA

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New Publication Using the ASCSA Archival Resources

April 25, 2019

New Publication Using the ASCSA Archival Resources

Dennis Knoepfler, Professor of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Neuchâtel, has just published an article about Herodes Atticus's benefactions on the island of Euboea: "Hérode Atticus propriétaire et évergète en Eubée: une nouvelle inscription du Musée d’ Erétrie," REG 131, 2018/2, pp. 317-370.

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April 16, 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. During the closure of the Gennadius Library there will be limited possibility for the study of manuscripts and rare books from the Special Collections of the Library every Wednesday 9.00am.-4.00pm. Το arrange an appointment, you will need to send an e-mail message to Irini Solomonidi, Senior Librarian, at least two days prior to the visit at the Library. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Denis Rhodes and the Incunabula Colloquium

April 16, 2019

Denis Rhodes and the Incunabula Colloquium

Dennis Rhodes, the writer of the very important bibliography "Incunabula in Greece: A first census", visited the Gennadius and the British School of Archaelogy Libraries. On Friday April 12, he was welcomed by ASCSA Director Jenifer Neils, GL Director Maria Georgopoulou, BSA Library Penny Wilson and GL Senior Librarian, Irini Solomonidi.

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The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens at the Gennadius Library

April 14, 2019

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens at the Gennadius Library

On Wednesday 10th April, ten students of the postgraduate program "Greek-Italian Studies: History, Literature and Classical Tradition", together with their professors Gerasimos Pagkratis, Roumbini Dimopoulou and Ioannis Tsalkos, visited the Gennadius library.

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Μεταπτυχιακοί φοιτητές από το Τμήμα Ιταλικών Σπουδών του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών στα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής

April 11, 2019

Μεταπτυχιακοί φοιτητές από το Τμήμα Ιταλικών Σπουδών του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών στα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής

Μετά από πρωτοβουλία των καθηγητών του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών, Γεράσιμο Παγκράτη και Ρουμπίνη Δημοπούλου, είχαμε τη χαρά να ξεναγήσουμε στα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Ανατολική Πτέρυγα της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης, τους φοιτητές του πρώτου έτους του μεταπτυχιακού προγράμματος "Ελληνοϊταλικές Σπουδές: Ιστορία, Λογοτεχνία και Κλασική Παράδοση".

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The Hellenic Open University at the Gennadius Library

April 9, 2019

The Hellenic Open University at the Gennadius Library

Twenty students of The Hellenic Open University and their professors Ioannis Theodorakopoulos and Maria Papadaki visited Gennadius Library on Wednesday April 4.

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War Veterans from Stockton University at the School's Archives

April 9, 2019

War Veterans from Stockton University at the School's Archives

Professor David Roessel with a group of about 20 students, all war veterans, from Stockton University visited the School's Archives on March 15th. David's class reads the Iliad and Odyssey along with Achilles in Vietnam by Jonathan Shay, and other books that relate the poems to the experience of combat.

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Editor as Author: Q&A with Colin Whiting

April 8, 2019

Editor as Author: Q&A with Colin Whiting

Senior Project Editor Colin Whiting sits down with the American School to answer some questions about his new book, Documents from the Luciferians.

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Ancient Corinth Welcomes Students for Major Museum Education Program

April 8, 2019

Ancient Corinth Welcomes Students for Major Museum Education Program

On Thursday, April 4th Corinth Excavations, in collaboration with the Ephoreia of Antiquities of the Corinthia, the Psychology Club of the American College of Greece-Pierce, and the 3rd Gymnasium of Corinth, organized a major museum education program for 42 students (ages 12-14) from the two schools.

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Two ASCSA Alumni Publications Translated into Modern Greek

April 2, 2019

Two ASCSA Alumni Publications Translated into Modern Greek

Professors at George Washington University, Diane Harris Cline and Eric H. Cline, speak and do outreach about the release of their books in modern Greek.

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VIDEOCAST - Up from Slavery: The Extraordinary Story of John Wesley Gilbert, First African-American Student of the American School, 1890-91

March 28, 2019

VIDEOCAST - Up from Slavery: The Extraordinary Story of John Wesley Gilbert, First African-American Student of the American School, 1890-91

Annual lecture of the Archives of the American School - 2019

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VIDEOCAST - The Genetic History of Plague: On the Doorstep to the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

March 28, 2019

VIDEOCAST - The Genetic History of Plague: On the Doorstep to the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean

Annual Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory Lecture - 2019

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VIDEOCAST - Ο Ρόλος των Ελλήνων στη Διαμόρφωση της Σύγχρονης Αιγύπτου 19ος-20ος αιώνες

March 26, 2019

VIDEOCAST - Ο Ρόλος των Ελλήνων στη Διαμόρφωση της Σύγχρονης Αιγύπτου 19ος-20ος αιώνες

Αλέξανδρος Κιτροέφ Επίκουρος καθηγητής Ιστορίας, Haverford College - Πενσυλβάνια

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Accessing Greek Kilns Online: An Interview with Kiln WebAtlas Director and ASCSA Alumna Eleni Hasaki

March 20, 2019

Accessing Greek Kilns Online: An Interview with Kiln WebAtlas Director and ASCSA Alumna Eleni Hasaki

Using GIS, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Classics at University of Arizona Eleni Hasaki and her colleagues created an online database for scholars to document, search, and continuously update kiln locations in Greece.

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American School Attends Greek Independence Day Ceremony 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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Hesperia 88.1 Now Online!

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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The American School Visits Egypt

March 12, 2019

The American School Visits Egypt

For this year's optional trip ASCSA Director Jenifer Neils and Members travelled to Egypt with the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research.

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Winter 2019 Newsletter Online

March 7, 2019

Winter 2019 Newsletter Online

Read the latest print edition of the newsletter to find out all that is happening at the American School.

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Q&A With New Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow Eleni Gizas

March 5, 2019

Q&A With New Steinmetz Family Foundation Museum Fellow Eleni Gizas

Now settled into life at Ancient Corinth, Gizas shares with us her enthusiasm for Greece, archaeology, and museum education.

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Grèce en Vogue: A New Wave of American Philhellenism in the 1920s

March 4, 2019

Grèce en Vogue: A New Wave of American Philhellenism in the 1920s

Portes Magazine has republished From the Archivist's Notebook one of my earlier posts (January 1, 2015), titled "Grèce en Vogue: A New Wave of American Philhellenism in the 1920s."

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ASCSA and Fulbright Greece Alumnus Appointed Curator in Charge at Metropolitan Museum of Art

February 25, 2019

ASCSA and Fulbright Greece Alumnus Appointed Curator in Charge at Metropolitan Museum of Art

Serving at The Met for over 20 years, Sean Hemingway has been announced as John A. and Carole O. Moran Curator in Charge, Greek and Roman Art.

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