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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VIDEOCAST - 20 Years in Crete: The Impact of the INSTAP East Crete Study Center

February 1, 2019

VIDEOCAST - 20 Years in Crete: The Impact of the INSTAP East Crete Study Center

Tom Brogan, INSTAP East Crete Study Center

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Μεταπτυχιακοί φοιτητές από το Τμήμα Φιλολογίας του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών στα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής

January 25, 2019

Μεταπτυχιακοί φοιτητές από το Τμήμα Φιλολογίας του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών στα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής

Μεταπτυχιακοί φοιτητές από το Τμήμα Φιλολογίας του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών ξεναγήθηκαν μαζί με την καθηγήτρια τους κ. Χριστίνα Ντουνιά στις εγκαταστάσεις της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών (ΑΣΚΣΑ) και ειδικότερα στα Αρχεία της Σχολής.

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VIDEOCAST - My Family and Other Animals: Pets in Ancient Greek Art

January 18, 2019

VIDEOCAST - My Family and Other Animals: Pets in Ancient Greek Art

Tyler Jo Smith, University of Virginia

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January 14, 2019

Library Reclassification Project: Blegen Library Final Closure Dates

Final update on the Blegen library’s closure dates: The library will close on March 4, 2019 to allow for the completion of the reclassification project. It is scheduled to reopen in June 2019. We will provide more information on the library's reopening as soon as possible.

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An Old Friend Visits the School

January 11, 2019

An Old Friend Visits the School

Mike Tremonte (ASCSA student 1989-1990) with his son Isaiah and friends stopped by the School this morning.

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A Snapshot into Roman Dining at the Athenian Agora: An Interview with Sarah Beal

January 10, 2019

A Snapshot into Roman Dining at the Athenian Agora: An Interview with Sarah Beal

Meet ASCSA Associate Member and Ph.D. candidate at University of Cincinnati, Sarah Beal.

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VIDEOCAST - Όστρακα and Οστρακισμός: New Discoveries in the Athenian Agora

December 21, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Όστρακα and Οστρακισμός: New Discoveries in the Athenian Agora

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Trustees Launch Campaign for Student Center Renovation

December 19, 2018

Trustees Launch Campaign for Student Center Renovation

The Trustees of the School have recently announced a $9.9 million capital campaign for the expansion and complete renovation of the student center comprising Loring Hall, West House, and the Annex. The renovated space will combine tradition with modern amenities and much needed upgrades.

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Two New Publications, Products of Archival Research

December 19, 2018

Two New Publications, Products of Archival Research

Two new books stemming from archival research: David Gill's biography of Winifred Lamb, a pioneering archaeologist and excavator of Thermi on Lesvos and Kusura in Turkey; and Massimo Cultraro's narrative of Heinrich Schliemann's interest in Italy from his first journey in 1858, as a tourist, to his last and fatal one in 1890.

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VIDEOCAST - Subsequent Medeas: Reperformance and Spectatorship of Greek Tragedy

December 17, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Subsequent Medeas: Reperformance and Spectatorship of Greek Tragedy

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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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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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