Events Archive

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January 24, 2020

We are Now Live! - "Francesco Morosini and his Legacy on Crete, Athens and the Morea"

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Q&A with Hesperia Fellow Ashley Eckhardt

January 23, 2020

Q&A with Hesperia Fellow Ashley Eckhardt

Ashley Eckhardt, the American School’s first Hesperia Fellow, speaks about her editorial work, art historical research, and experiences at the School.

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Hunter College Students Visit the American School

January 23, 2020

Hunter College Students Visit the American School

Robert B. Koehl, Professor of Archaeology at the Hunter College, City University of New York, with a group of his students, visited Gennadius Library and the ASCSA Archives on Thursday, January 16.

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Winter 2019 Newsletter

December 31, 2019

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Read the latest print edition of our Newsletter to find out all that is happening at the American School.

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Ξενάγηση ομάδας υπαλλήλων του Υπουργείου Μεταναστευτικής Πολιτικής στην Αμερικανική Σχολή

December 18, 2019

Ξενάγηση ομάδας υπαλλήλων του Υπουργείου Μεταναστευτικής Πολιτικής στην Αμερικανική Σχολή

Με χαρά υποδεχτήκαμε στα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών ομάδα υπαλλήλων από το Υπουργείο Μεταναστευτικής Πολιτικής.

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December 16, 2019

Videocast - "Euchenor's Corinth: Mycenaean Habitation from Acrocorinth to Korakou"

Mycenaean Corinth was considered non-existent for the longest time. Based on the evidence produced by the ASCSA on the site of Ancient Corinth and by the Archaeological Service in the area, I argue for wealthy Corinth.

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Q&A with First Sanev Fellow

December 16, 2019

Q&A with First Sanev Fellow

Dr. Silvana Blazevska is the first recipient of the Voislav Sanev fellowship, which provides a North Macedonian scholar the opportunity to use the resources of the ASCSA.

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December 6, 2019

Videocast - "Erasing Macedonians: The Politics of Athenian Space in 200 B.C."

Under increasing external pressure, in 200 B.C., the Athenians abandoned the policy of strict external neutrality which they has pursued since 229, when they literally bought back their freedom from the Macedonians. Now, they declared war on King Philip V of Macedon and engaged in a period of erasing Macedonians from their inscribed documents and their cityscape.

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December 6, 2019

Videocast - "Socrates and the Health of Athens"

Socrates lived most of his adult life in a city suffering the effects of near continuous warfare (in which he took part) as well as significant epidemic disease, known generally as “the plague” described by Thucydides in memorably searing language in Book 2 of his history.

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New Book on Ottoman Athens

November 25, 2019

New Book on Ottoman Athens

We are very proud to announce the publication of “Ottoman Athens: Archaeology, Topography, History” edited by Maria Georgopoulou (Director of the Gennadius Library) and Konstantinos Thanasakis [289 pages, 95 illustrations]. The book was published by the Gennadius Library and the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation, with the support of the Association of the Philoi of the Gennadius Library.

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Hesperia 88.4 Now Online!

November 21, 2019

Hesperia 88.4 Now Online!

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of Hesperia 88.4. Topics in this issue include the reexamination of a multifigured Protoarchaic cup from Crete, the study of the Classical-period sculpture from the friezes of the Temple of Ares in the Athenian Agora, an exploration of the political value of timber in the 5th century, and a look at the influences of 5th-century Athenian art and civic religion on the staging of Euripides’ Ion.

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Hellenic University Club of Wilmington Hosts “Conversations with the American School”

November 21, 2019

Hellenic University Club of Wilmington Hosts “Conversations with the American School”

The Hellenic University Club (HUC) of Wilmington hosted “Conversations with the American School” at the historic Hagley Museum and Library in Delaware. Originally the site of the gunpowder works founded by E. I. du Pont in 1802, Hagley is now a museum set on 235 acres of land that tell the history of American business, technology, and innovation, and its impact on the world.

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Trustee Mary Lefkowitz Honored by Alpha Omega Council

November 21, 2019

Trustee Mary Lefkowitz Honored by Alpha Omega Council

On Saturday, November 16, 2019, the Alpha Omega Council (AOC) presented Professor Mary Lefkowitz with the coveted Philhellene Award at their 2019 Honors Gala. The annual dinner event was held at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum in Boston, Massachusetts. Nearly 300 guests were in attendance.

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2020 Aristeia Award Announcement

November 21, 2019

2020 Aristeia Award Announcement

The Association is pleased to announce that Susan I. Rotroff has been named the 2020 recipient of the Aristeia Award for Distinguished Alumni/ae of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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ASCSA at the 2020 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting in DC

November 21, 2019

ASCSA at the 2020 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting in DC

Use this list to join current American School members and staff for lectures, workshops, round table discussions and more at the 2020 AIA/SCS Annual Meeting in Washington DC.

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Stephanie Larson Speaks at Pancyprian Women’s Event

November 19, 2019

Stephanie Larson Speaks at Pancyprian Women’s Event

The Pancyprian Women’s Initiative Network (WIN) hosted a well-attended lecture by Stephanie Larson, Professor of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies at Bucknell University, on Thursday, November 14, 2019.

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ASCSA Director Jenifer Neils Speaks at Macricostas Event in Western Connecticut

November 19, 2019

ASCSA Director Jenifer Neils Speaks at Macricostas Event in Western Connecticut

Professor Neils was invited by Western Connecticut State University (WCSU) in Danbury, Connecticut to present a lecture on “The Parthenon: Then and Now” (October 22, 2019) during their inaugural “Macricostas Experience Week” to celebrate Greek culture.

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American School Launches 2019–20 Annual Appeal Campaign

November 19, 2019

American School Launches 2019–20 Annual Appeal Campaign

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Descendants of Clarence G. Lowe, second Libarian of the Gennadeion, at the ASCSA

November 9, 2019

Descendants of Clarence G. Lowe, second Libarian of the Gennadeion, at the ASCSA

The son of Clarence G. Lowe, Charles E. Lowe, and his wife Robbi, visited the School on Wednesday, October 23rd. Clarence G. Lowe (1897-1965), Professor of Classics at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln, served as Librarian of the Gennadius Library for six years, from 1931 to 1937.

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November 5, 2019

Videocast - "Goats and Other Animals at Azoria: Public Feasting and Domestic Dining in Context"

Video archive of the lecture given by Flint Dibble (Wiener Laboratory Postdoctoral Fellow), on October 31, 2019

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November 4, 2019

Videocast - "Spolia: Programmatic, Enigmatic, Problematic"

Video archive of the lecture given by Dale Kinney (Eugenia Chase Guild Professor in the Humanities Emeritus, Bryn Mawr), on October 29, 2019.

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November 4, 2019

Videocast - "Watchdogs of the People? The Demagogues of Ancient Greece"

Video archive of the lecture given by Matthew Simonton (Arizona State University), on October 24, 2019

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October 31, 2019

Videocast - "Εκδήλωση για τα 50 χρόνια από τον θάνατο του Στράτη Μυριβήλη"

Βίντεο της διάλεξης από τους, Μάριο Κυπαρίσση-Μώρο, Παντελή Μπουκάλα, Γιώργο Συρίμη και Λένα Παπαληγούρα, που πραγματοποιήθηκε στις 15 Οκτωβρίου.

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October 18, 2019

Videocast - "Notion Archaeological Research Project: The Biography of an Ancient Greek City in Ionia"

Christopher Ratté Notion was a Greek city on the western coast of Ionia, 50 km south of Smyrna. It was closely associated with the inland town of Colophon, 15 km to the north.

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Notes sur le siège de Château de Morée. Notes sur l'expédition de Morée en 1828

October 17, 2019

Notes sur le siège de Château de Morée. Notes sur l'expédition de Morée en 1828

Professor Jack Davis donated to the Gennadius Library a manuscript by Colonel Antoine-Charles-Félix Hecquet who headed a battalion of the 54th infantry regiment during the Morea expedition.

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