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Dyeing Easter eggs and roasting the lamb on a spit, solving the world's problems during ouzo hour, the wonder of that rare Athens snowstorm, and, oh yes, the hot, sleepless nights with no A/C. Whether they are funny or poignant, we want to hear about your memories made in Loring Hall. This coming year marks the campaign to renovate Loring so let us now reminisce about the good ole days. Oh, and did we say a prize will be awarded? Ready. Set. Write. And please do send photos and captions. That makes all the difference!

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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December 13, 2018

Hours of the Gennadius Library during the Holidays

The Gennadius Library will remain closed the following days: Tuesday, December 18, 2018 from 2:00 pm Friday, December 21, 2018 from 2:00 pm Monday, December 24, 2018 Tuesday, December 25, 2018 Wednesday, December 26, 2018 Monday, December 31, 2018 Tuesday, January 1, 2019

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December 10, 2018

Hours of the Blegen library during the Christmas holidays

During the Christmas holiday period, the Blegen library will be closed to visitors on the following days: December 24, 25, 26, 31 and January 1. No new cards will be issued and no orientations will take place between December 24th and January 6th.

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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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Celebrating 2018-2019 Fulbright Grantees in Greece

October 29, 2018

Celebrating 2018-2019 Fulbright Grantees in Greece

The American School hosts the 2018-2019 Fulbright Fellows and U.S. Embassy Athens staff for a reception garden party.

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Welcome 2018-2019 Members!

October 29, 2018

Welcome 2018-2019 Members!

The 2018-2019 Members arrive as another school year begins at the American School.

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From the Trench to the Lab: Learning to Conserve Archaeological Material at the Agora

October 29, 2018

From the Trench to the Lab: Learning to Conserve Archaeological Material at the Agora

What is it like to treat freshly excavated material? Meet the Conservation Interns of 2018 Summer Agora Excavations and find out!

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VIDEOCAST - Oropos and the Messy Margins of the Attic Polis

October 22, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Oropos and the Messy Margins of the Attic Polis

Jessica Lamont, Yale University

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