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Hesperia 88.3 Now Online!

September 4, 2019

Hesperia 88.3 Now Online!

Topics include a LH wheelmade terracotta bovid figure from Pylos, LBA Aiginetan coarse pottery at Kanakia on Salamis, an ornate woven textile from 9th-century Gordion, and the concept of the Ionian agora.

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Jewish Women's Archives and Gladys Weinberg

August 26, 2019

Jewish Women's Archives and Gladys Weinberg

The ASCSA Archives provided the image for a biographical entry about archaeologist Gladys Davidson Weinberg (1909-2002) in the Jewish Women's Archives online encyclopedia. We chose a photo from 1945 showing Gladys Weinberg on the roof of a building in Athens.

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August 21, 2019

Re-opening of the Gennadius Library August 19, 2019

The Gennadius Library has undergone a major reclassification project of its collections according to the Library of Congress system. This change allows stack access to the Library’s research collections.

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August 19, 2019

Επαναλειτουργία Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης, 19 Αυγούστου 2019

Η Γεννάδειος Βιβλιοθήκη αναταξινόμησε τις συλλογές της σύμφωνα με το σύστημα της Βιβλιοθήκης του Κογκρέσου, ώστε να επιτραπεί η ανοικτή πρόσβαση στις ερευνητικές συλλογές της.

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Videocast - When Hollywood Came to Greece: Spyros Skouras and the Politics of Cine-Antiquity

August 2, 2019

Videocast - When Hollywood Came to Greece: Spyros Skouras and the Politics of Cine-Antiquity

Lecture by Prof. Konstantinos Nikoloutsos, Saint Joseph's University

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Panagiotis Karkanas Contributes to Groundbreaking Paper That May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory

July 30, 2019

Panagiotis Karkanas Contributes to Groundbreaking Paper That May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory

Dr. Panagiotis Karkanas, Malcolm H. Wiener Laboratory for Archaeological Science Director at the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, contributed to a groundbreaking paper about Apidima Cave fossils. A skull fragment discovered there is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe and hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought.

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Videocast - From Kallias to Kritias: Athens in the Second Half of the 5th Century

July 23, 2019

Videocast - From Kallias to Kritias: Athens in the Second Half of the 5th Century

International Conference, 6-8 June 2019

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July 20, 2019

Blegen Library Closure: UPDATED

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Margarita Lymberaki's famous novel

July 17, 2019

Margarita Lymberaki's famous novel "Three Summers" in English thanks to Karen Van Dyke

One of the best coming-of-age Greek novels, Τα Ψάθινα Καπέλα, published in 1946 by Margarita Lymberaki (also spelled as Liberaki), is available in English, thanks to Karen Van Dyke's painstaking translation.

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Videocast - Dressing Empire: Ottoman Costume Albums and Transculturation

July 16, 2019

Videocast - Dressing Empire: Ottoman Costume Albums and Transculturation

Elisabeth Fraser, University of South Florida

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Videocast - Echoes of the Classics - A Voice and Piano Recital by CHIMERA

July 16, 2019

Videocast - Echoes of the Classics - A Voice and Piano Recital by CHIMERA

The concert is sponsored by the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Athens Centre.

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Videocast - Συνάντηση με το Σταύρο Ξαρχάκο: Ένας περίπατος σε μια δημιουργική πορεία που συνεχίζεται αδιάκοπα.

July 3, 2019

Videocast - Συνάντηση με το Σταύρο Ξαρχάκο: Ένας περίπατος σε μια δημιουργική πορεία που συνεχίζεται αδιάκοπα.

Σύλλογος Φίλων Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης

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Videocast - Destruction, Survival, and Economic Recovery in the Greek World (May 16-18)

July 2, 2019

Videocast - Destruction, Survival, and Economic Recovery in the Greek World (May 16-18)

International Conference, 16-18 May 2019 Organized by Sylvian Fachard and Edward Harris

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June 26, 2019

Blegen library will close at 16.30

We regret to inform you that today, June 26, Blegen Library will close at 16.30. We're very sorry for the inconvenience.

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Q&A with Incoming ASCSA Assistant Director Eric Driscoll

June 26, 2019

Q&A with Incoming ASCSA Assistant Director Eric Driscoll

The American School welcomes Eric Driscoll, a former Regular Member and two-time Associate Member, as the new ASCSA Assistant Director.

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“Open Day” at ASCSA Corinth Excavations: A New Chapter of On-site Programming

June 24, 2019

“Open Day” at ASCSA Corinth Excavations: A New Chapter of On-site Programming

New "Open Day" program at Corinth Excavations invites student and adult groups to observe stages of the archaeological process both on and off the field.

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Clayton Lehmann's Summer Seminar Reads Elytis and Seferis in the School's Archives

June 20, 2019

Clayton Lehmann's Summer Seminar Reads Elytis and Seferis in the School's Archives

Clayton Lehmann's Summer Seminar Reads Elytis and Seferis in the School's Archives

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June 12, 2019

Blegen library closed on Monday, June 17th

Blegen library will be closed to visitors on Monday, June 17th in observance of Pentecost.

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Hesperia 88.2 Now Online!

June 10, 2019

Hesperia 88.2 Now Online!

Topics include Mycenaeanization on Melos in the Late Bronze Age, food markets in Roman Greece, pottery and architecture from the Late Roman South Basilica at Polis on Cyprus, and Butrint in the Venetian through Ottoman periods.

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June 7, 2019

Blegen Library's video and manual on Library of Congress Classification system

Blegen Library has just opened for its members and will soon be open to its visitors using Library of Congress Classification system for its collections. Please watch below a video and study a brief manual on the new system.

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June 7, 2019

Blegen Library's re-opening for visitors

Βlegen Library is re -opening for visitors on Monday, June 10, 2019 after having completed the reclassification project. Since it is important for visitors to become familiar with the new arrangements and procedures, they are requested to attend one of the scheduled orientations:

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Acropolis Redux: Caryatid/Frieze Events

May 29, 2019

Acropolis Redux: Caryatid/Frieze Events

The American School invites you to four upcoming events in conjunction with the exhibition Acropolis Redux: Caryatid/Frieze, on display now in the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing of the Gennadius Library.

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Corinth Museum Floods Social Media for Museum Week and Celebrates International Museum Day

May 23, 2019

Corinth Museum Floods Social Media for Museum Week and Celebrates International Museum Day

Corinth Museum brings elaborate Roman coiffures to life for International Museum Day

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University of Chicago students visit the ASCSA Arhives

May 22, 2019

University of Chicago students visit the ASCSA Arhives

Jonathan Hall, Professor of History and Classics at The University of Chicago, with his students at the ASCSA Archives.

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ASCSA Publications Partners with Melissa Books

May 21, 2019

ASCSA Publications Partners with Melissa Books

ASCSA Publications is pleased to announce a new partnership with Melissa Books!

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