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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!

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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The Mystery of the Bones in the Well: Reflections from the Authors

October 4, 2018

The Mystery of the Bones in the Well: Reflections from the Authors

Maria A. Liston, Susan I. Rotroff, and Lynn M. Snyder discuss their new publication, The Agora Bone Well (Hesperia Supplement 50).

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October 2, 2018

Closure of the exhibition “Ioannis Makriyannis. Vital Expression”

The Gennadius Library and the Association of the People of Krokylion organized an event to celebrate the conclusion of the "Ioannis Makriyannis. Vital Expression" exhibition.

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October 2, 2018

Ολοκλήρωση έκθεσης “Ιωάννης Μακρυγιάννης. Ζωντανή έκφραση”

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη και ο Σύλλογος Κροκυλιωτών «Ο Μακρυγιάννης», με την ευκαιρία της ολοκλήρωσης της έκθεσης «Ιωάννης Μακρυγιάννης. Ζωντανή έκφραση», διοργάνωσαν εορταστική εκδήλωση, στο πλαίσιο της οποίας προβλήθηκε η ταινία μικρού μήκους του Παρασκευά Μπακαρέζου με τίτλο «Γιάννης Μακρυγιάννης - Αβορίτι 1797 - 1804». Προλόγισε ο Κώστας Γραβάνης.

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New Publication! The Agora Bone Well (Hesperia Suppl. 50)

October 1, 2018

New Publication! The Agora Bone Well (Hesperia Suppl. 50)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Agora Bone Well (Hesperia Suppl. 50) by Maria A. Liston, Susan I. Rotroff, and Lynn M. Snyder.

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Presentation of a short video on the life of Makriyannis

September 28, 2018

Presentation of a short video on the life of Makriyannis

The curator of the exhibition “Ioannis Makriyannis. Vital Expression,” Maria Georgopoulou gave a tour to the friends of the Benaki Museum three days before the closing of the exhibition.

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Προβολή ταινίας μικρού μήκους «Γιάννης Μακρυγιάννης - Αβορίτι 1797 - 1804»

September 28, 2018

Προβολή ταινίας μικρού μήκους «Γιάννης Μακρυγιάννης - Αβορίτι 1797 - 1804»

Τρεις μέρες πριν κλείσει η έκθεση «Ιωάννης Μακρυγιάννης. Ζωντανή Έκφραση» η επιμελήτρια της έκθεσης, Μαρία Γεωργοπούλου, έκανε ξενάγηση στους Φίλους του Μουσείου Μπενάκη.

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Hesperia 87.3 Now Online!

September 13, 2018

Hesperia 87.3 Now Online!

Topics include terracotta votives from Acrocorinth, defensive watchtowers at Mantineia, Hippias of Erythrai, and marble statuary of Asklepios from the Athenian Agora.

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Makriyannis Wing Holds First Official Exhibition

September 10, 2018

Makriyannis Wing Holds First Official Exhibition

The American School ushers in a new era of lecture and exhibition programming with the opening of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing.

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Excavation in the Storeroom: Reflections from Author Brice L. Erickson

September 10, 2018

Excavation in the Storeroom: Reflections from Author Brice L. Erickson

Brice L. Erickson discusses his new publication The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII).

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Rethinking Ceramics at Corinth: Reflections from Author Sarah A. James

August 10, 2018

Rethinking Ceramics at Corinth: Reflections from Author Sarah A. James

Sarah A. James discusses the latest addition to the Corinth series, Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7).

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New Publication! The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII)

July 30, 2018

New Publication! The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII) by Brice L. Erickson.

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Are you the ideal Summer Session Member?

July 27, 2018

Are you the ideal Summer Session Member?

"It’s the human capital that makes this the best summer program in Greece." enthuses Summer Session director Daniel Levine. He should know. He has been a director of the program four times over four decades! Summer session wraps up and Levine gives his list for what makes the perfect participant.

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In Memoriam: James R. McCredie

July 20, 2018

In Memoriam: James R. McCredie

"Jim McCredie's record of service to the American School is the stuff of legends," writes Mark Lawall, Chair of the School's Managing Committee. Mr. McCredie passed away on July 15, 2018.

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School’s Libraries Implement Reclassification Project

July 20, 2018

School’s Libraries Implement Reclassification Project

The 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. Live updates will be posted here as well as on the Facebook pages of the School.

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Massachusetts teacher develops archaeology elective using Corinth Excavations K-12 educational resources

July 20, 2018

Massachusetts teacher develops archaeology elective using Corinth Excavations K-12 educational resources

ASCSA Summer Seminar alumna Nancy Antonellis brings Greek Archaeology to high school students with lesson plans from Corinth Excavations.

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2018 Record-breaking Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

July 10, 2018

2018 Record-breaking Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

Corinth Excavations was bustling with activity this spring.

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VIDEOCAST - Inauguration Ceremony of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing

June 29, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Inauguration Ceremony of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing

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“Triumph Over Time” in Ano Koufonisi

June 29, 2018

“Triumph Over Time” in Ano Koufonisi

"Τriumph Over Time," a film about Greece produced in 1947 by the American School, will be played during the summer on the island of Ano Koufonissi, at the old δημοτικό σχολείο, which has been renovated to house the island's antiquities collection. The event is part of Constellations in the Dirt (Αστερισμοί στο Χώμα) organized by NEON and the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades

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Finally in Our New Home!: The “New” Consolidated ASCSA Archives

June 25, 2018

Finally in Our New Home!: The “New” Consolidated ASCSA Archives

After several months of extensive remodeling (Nov.2017-March 2018), two months of relocating (April -May 2018), we finally made it to our new home: The East Wing of the Gennadius Library (a.k.a Gennadeion East).

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Inauguration of Ioannis Makriyannis Wing Tops Full Weekend of Activities

June 25, 2018

Inauguration of Ioannis Makriyannis Wing Tops Full Weekend of Activities

On the weekend of June 1–3, the Trustees of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Overseers of the Gennadius Library welcomed guests to the inauguration of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing.

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