Campaign for the Student Center

VIDEOCAST - My Family and Other Animals: Pets in Ancient Greek Art

January 18, 2019

VIDEOCAST - My Family and Other Animals: Pets in Ancient Greek Art

Tyler Jo Smith, University of Virginia

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January 14, 2019

Library Reclassification Project: Blegen Library Final Closure Dates

Final update on the Blegen library’s closure dates: The library will close on March 4, 2019 to allow for the completion of the reclassification project. It is scheduled to reopen in June 2019. We will provide more information on the library's reopening as soon as possible.

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An Old Friend Visits the School

January 11, 2019

An Old Friend Visits the School

Mike Tremonte (ASCSA student 1989-1990) with his son Isaiah and friends stopped by the School this morning.

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A Snapshot into Roman Dining at the Athenian Agora: An Interview with Sarah Beal

January 10, 2019

A Snapshot into Roman Dining at the Athenian Agora: An Interview with Sarah Beal

Meet ASCSA Associate Member and Ph.D. candidate at University of Cincinnati, Sarah Beal.

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Trustees Launch Campaign for Student Center Renovation

December 19, 2018

Trustees Launch Campaign for Student Center Renovation

The Trustees of the School have recently announced a $9.9 million capital campaign for the expansion and complete renovation of the student center comprising Loring Hall, West House, and the Annex. The renovated space will combine tradition with modern amenities and much needed upgrades.

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Two New Publications, Products of Archival Research

December 19, 2018

Two New Publications, Products of Archival Research

Two new books stemming from archival research: David Gill's biography of Winifred Lamb, a pioneering archaeologist and excavator of Thermi on Lesvos and Kusura in Turkey; and Massimo Cultraro's narrative of Heinrich Schliemann's interest in Italy from his first journey in 1858, as a tourist, to his last and fatal one in 1890.

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Reconsidering the Ostraka of the Athenian Agora: An Interview with Jim Sickinger

December 13, 2018

Reconsidering the Ostraka of the Athenian Agora: An Interview with Jim Sickinger

In light of new excavation finds and publications, NEH and ASCSA Fellow Jim Sickinger discusses his research related to the Athenian practice of ostracism.

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VIDEOCAST - Shoot the Messenger: Waiting Wives and False Reports in Greek Tragedy

December 10, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Shoot the Messenger: Waiting Wives and False Reports in Greek Tragedy

Erika Weiberg, Florida State University

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VIDEOCAST - The Glittering Sound of Imperial Violence: The Music for the Feast of the Exaltation on the Cross of Hagia Sophia

December 10, 2018

VIDEOCAST - The Glittering Sound of Imperial Violence: The Music for the Feast of the Exaltation on the Cross of Hagia Sophia

Bissera V. Pentcheva, Professor of Art History, Stanford University

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Gennadius Library hosts the 9th meeting of the Athens Archaeological Research Libraries

December 7, 2018

Gennadius Library hosts the 9th meeting of the Athens Archaeological Research Libraries

At the meeting of the Athens Archaeological Research Libraries, the Gennadius Library shared recent programming and updates to the reclassification project.

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Travel Along With Members Through East Crete

December 3, 2018

Travel Along With Members Through East Crete

What sites did Members visit in east Crete on Trip IV? Watch this video to find out!

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Modernizing the Libraries: Q&A with Librarians Maria Tourna and Irini Solomonidi

November 29, 2018

Modernizing the Libraries: Q&A with Librarians Maria Tourna and Irini Solomonidi

The Library Reclassification Project to integrate, customize, and modernize the classification systems of the Blegen and Gennadius Libraries will improve the experience of the thousands of international patrons who use them each year.

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«Η ζωή είναι αγρίως απίθανη» στην Αθήνα 2018 Παγκόσμια Πρωτεύουσα Βιβλίου! Kinonό, Δευτέρα 3 Δεκεμβρίου στις 9 μ.μ.

November 28, 2018

«Η ζωή είναι αγρίως απίθανη» στην Αθήνα 2018 Παγκόσμια Πρωτεύουσα Βιβλίου! Kinonό, Δευτέρα 3 Δεκεμβρίου στις 9 μ.μ.

Η Αθήνα 2018 Παγκόσμια Πρωτεύουσα Βιβλίου σε συνεργασία με το Θέατρο Δωματίου, τη Γεννάδειο Βιβλιοθήκη και τις Εκδόσεις Ωκεανίδα, καλούν το κοινό σε μια ξεχωριστή εκδήλωση με αφορμή τη συμπλήρωση δέκα χρόνων από το θάνατο της συγγραφέως Μαργαρίτας Καραπάνου.

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Hesperia 87.4 Now Online!

November 26, 2018

Hesperia 87.4 Now Online!

Topics in this issue include a gold necklace from the grave of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos, a Protoattic votive deposit from the Athenian Agora, the pediments and akroteria of the Hephaisteion, and Sir John Beazley’s notebooks.

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VIDEOCAST - Continuity and Change in the Dramatic Festivals of Early Roman Greece, 2nd-1st c. BCE

November 19, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Continuity and Change in the Dramatic Festivals of Early Roman Greece, 2nd-1st c. BCE

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November 16, 2018

George Castriot Skanderbeg at the Gennadius Library

An exhibition of rare books marks the 550th anniversary of the death of the Albanian hero George Castriot Skanderbeg in the Reading Room of the Gennadius Library.

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VIDEOCAST - Celebrating the 550th Anniversary of George Castriot Skanderbeg’s Death

November 14, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Celebrating the 550th Anniversary of George Castriot Skanderbeg’s Death

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 Leda Costaki Discusses Stratis Myrivilis on the ERT News

November 13, 2018

Leda Costaki Discusses Stratis Myrivilis on the ERT News

On the occasion of OXI day (October 28th), Archivist Leda Costaki, who has processed the personal papers of novelist Stratis Myrivilis, was interviewed by ERT about Myrivilis's coverage of the Greek-Italian War in 1940, as a war correspondent.

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ΟΙ

November 12, 2018

ΟΙ "ΒΙΒΛΙΩΝ ΤΟΠΟΙ" ΞΕΝΑΓΟΥΝΤΑΙ ΣΤΑ ΑΡΧΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΜΕΡΙΚΑΝΙΚΗΣ ΣΧΟΛΗΣ ΚΛΑΣΙΚΩΝ ΣΠΟΥΔΩΝ

Οι "Βιβλίων Τόποι" και η εμπνεύστριά τους δημοσιογράφος και φιλόλογος Λαμπρινή Κουζέλη ξεναγήθηκαν το Σάββατο 10 Νοεμβρίου 2018 στην ανακαινισμένη Ανατολική Πτέρυγα της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης, όπου έχουν μετεγκατασταθεί όλες οι αρχειακές συλλογές της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών.

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2019 Aristeia Award Announcement

November 8, 2018

2019 Aristeia Award Announcement

Nancy A. Winter has been named the 2019 recipient of the Aristeia Award for Distinguished Alumni/ae of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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Studying the Architecture of the Athenian Acropolis: An Interview with Nancy Klein

November 8, 2018

Studying the Architecture of the Athenian Acropolis: An Interview with Nancy Klein

Meet Nancy Klein, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at Texas A&M University and Senior Associate Member at the ASCSA.

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VIDEOCAST - Crete in the Ice Age. Clever Seadogs and Gullible Deer

November 2, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Crete in the Ice Age. Clever Seadogs and Gullible Deer

Thomas Strasser, Providence College

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Recent Gifts Support School’s Work in Lab, Lecture Series, and Library

November 1, 2018

Recent Gifts Support School’s Work in Lab, Lecture Series, and Library

The School has recently received three important gifts—each in the amount of $100,000—that reflect the generosity of the individuals who made them, as well as the scope of the School’s current projects and initiatives.

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Traveling North to Thassos: School Members on Trip 1

October 29, 2018

Traveling North to Thassos: School Members on Trip 1

ASCSA academic programming begins as Members leave Athens to explore northern Greece on Trip 1. View these photos to follow their travels!

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Φιλό-ξενη αρχαιολογία

October 29, 2018

Φιλό-ξενη αρχαιολογία

Presenting in a conference at the Acropolis Museum, the American School showcased its history, mission, and future innovations.

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