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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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VIDEOCAST - Bleeding Bodies, War & Collective Trauma in Aeschylus’ Agamemnon

February 25, 2019

VIDEOCAST - Bleeding Bodies, War & Collective Trauma in Aeschylus’ Agamemnon

Angeliki Tzanetou, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

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Students from the University of Victoria at the School's Archives

February 21, 2019

Students from the University of Victoria at the School's Archives

Students from the University of Victoria at the ASCSA Archives

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VIDEOCAST - Hunting Heroes: Recent Excavations in the Athenian Agora

February 19, 2019

VIDEOCAST - Hunting Heroes: Recent Excavations in the Athenian Agora

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Great granddaughter of George and Lela Mylonas visits the School

February 18, 2019

Great granddaughter of George and Lela Mylonas visits the School

The great granddaughter of George and Lela Mylonas, Crystal Chambers, and her husband Robbie Spears visited the School today to see where her great grandfather started his illustrious career and to look for photographs and other information about him in the School's Archives, where his personal papers are kept.

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Assistant Director Publishes Book: Q&A with Dylan Rogers

February 16, 2019

Assistant Director Publishes Book: Q&A with Dylan Rogers

Dr. Dylan Rogers, now in his fourth and final year as Assistant Director, participates in a Q&A on his new book Water Culture in Roman Society, the inaugural title in Brill Research Perspectives’s new Ancient History series.

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Q&A with Nick Popielski and Dawn Smith-Popielski

February 15, 2019

Q&A with Nick Popielski and Dawn Smith-Popielski

Dominic (Nick) Popielski and Dawn Smith-Popielski are loyal members of the School community whose generosity of time, talent, and treasure is truly exemplary. Here, they share their excavation memories, insights about the discipline, and what drives their passion for the American School and its mission.

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Agora Volunteers Reflect on Experience

February 13, 2019

Agora Volunteers Reflect on Experience

Four former Agora volunteers — Ana Alvarez, Laura Gawlinski, Marcie Handler, Nick Popielski — discuss how digging at the Agora has influenced their lives.

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HARRIS XENOS, Collage - Transubstantiation: A Dialogue with the Collection of Joannes Gennadius

February 12, 2019

HARRIS XENOS, Collage - Transubstantiation: A Dialogue with the Collection of Joannes Gennadius

The opening of the exhibition "HARRIS XENOS, Collage - Transubstantiation: A Dialogue with the Collection of Joannes Gennadius" took place on February 7 in the Gennadius Library Reading Room.

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TravelTrails: Travels and Explorations in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1500 – 1830

February 7, 2019

TravelTrails: Travels and Explorations in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1500 – 1830

The Gennadius Library of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation present TravelTrails: Travels and Explorations in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1500-1830.

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