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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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American School Hosts Annual Board Dinner in New York City

November 7, 2019

American School Hosts Annual Board Dinner in New York City

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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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The ASCSA students at the School's Archives

October 7, 2019

The ASCSA students at the School's Archives

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Days of Art Greece Covers the Blegen Library

September 30, 2019

Days of Art Greece Covers the Blegen Library

Days of Art Greece, a magazine publication that aims to promote the art and culture of Greece everyday, published a four page article on the Blegen Library in their latest edition.

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September 18, 2019

Videocast - "Himera: Excavations in the Western Necropolis. The Common Graves of the Soldiers Fallen in the Battles of 480 and 409 BC"

The video archive of the lecture of Stefano Vassalo, about Himera and the excavations in the Western Necropolis, is now available to watch in our digital video archive.

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Opening of the exhibition

September 17, 2019

Opening of the exhibition "Spolia: Transcripts of the Stones of the Little Metropolis"

The opening of the exhibition "Spolia: Transcripts of the Stones of the Little Metropolis" that took place on Tuesday September 10 in the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing was a great success.

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September 17, 2019

Videocast - "Αναχρησιμοποίηση λίθων. Ναός Παναγίας Γοργοεπηκόου"

The video of the lecture by Manolis Korres on "Αναχρησιμοποίηση λίθων. Ναός Παναγίας Γοργοεπηκόου", is now available to watch.

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Gennadius Library acquires 18th century paper icon of Mount Sinai

September 9, 2019

Gennadius Library acquires 18th century paper icon of Mount Sinai

The Library acquired a very rare paper icon with a general view of Mount Sinai (Γενική ἄποψις τοῦ Ὄρους Σινᾶ), at the June Vergos Auction in Athens

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Πίναξ Γεωγραφικός της Ελλάδος, Vienna, 1800

September 9, 2019

Πίναξ Γεωγραφικός της Ελλάδος, Vienna, 1800

Professor Curtis Runnels donates to the Gennadius Library, Anthemos Gazis’s printing of the first map of modern Greece based on an original by Reghas Ferraios (Πίναξ Γεωγραφικός της Ελλάδος, Vienna, 1800) with contemporary hand coloring.

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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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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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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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Blegen Library's re-opening

May 16, 2019

Blegen Library's re-opening

Blegen Library’s reclassification project is nearly complete and the library will re-open on Wednesday June 5th for ASCSA members only and on June 10th for visitors.

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American School Celebrates Fourth Annual Gala in New York City

May 11, 2019

American School Celebrates Fourth Annual Gala in New York City

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens and Gennadius Library hosted their fourth annual Gala at the Capitale in New York City on Thursday, May 9, 2019. More than 380 guests attended the event to benefit the American School and celebrate Greece's rich heritage.

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ΑΓΓΕΛΟΣ ΤΕΡΖΑΚΗΣ  «Αγωνιών και άγρυπνος»  Αθήνα, 13 Μαΐου 2019

May 10, 2019

ΑΓΓΕΛΟΣ ΤΕΡΖΑΚΗΣ «Αγωνιών και άγρυπνος» Αθήνα, 13 Μαΐου 2019

Το Τμήμα Θεατρικών Σπουδών του ΕΚΠΑ, σε συνεργασία με το Εθνικό Θέατρο, διοργανώνει Επιστημονική Ημερίδα, με αφορμή τα σαράντα χρόνια από το θάνατο του Άγγελου Τερζάκη. Η Ημερίδα έχει τεθεί υπό την Αιγίδα του Υπουργείου Πολιτισμού και Αθλητισμού και θα πραγματοποιηθεί τη Δευτέρα 13 Μαΐου 2019 στην Αίθουσα Εκδηλώσεων του Εθνικού Θεάτρου.

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Jack Davis Awarded AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement

April 30, 2019

Jack Davis Awarded AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement

Jack Davis was selected as the 2020 recipient of the AIA Gold Medal for Distinguished Archaeological Achievement.

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VIDEOCAST - Annual Open Meeting 2019

April 25, 2019

VIDEOCAST - Annual Open Meeting 2019

"Work of the School" Jenifer Neils, Director, ASCSA "Shaping and Negotiating Sacred Terrain - The Sanctuary of the Great Gods on Samothrace" Bonna Wescoat, Emory University "Αφιέρωμα στις Εφορίες Αρχαιοτήτων" Sylvian Fachard, Mellon Professor, ASCSA

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New Publication Using the ASCSA Archival Resources

April 25, 2019

New Publication Using the ASCSA Archival Resources

Dennis Knoepfler, Professor of Classical Archaeology and Ancient History at the University of Neuchâtel, has just published an article about Herodes Atticus's benefactions on the island of Euboea: "Hérode Atticus propriétaire et évergète en Eubée: une nouvelle inscription du Musée d’ Erétrie," REG 131, 2018/2, pp. 317-370.

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Denis Rhodes and the Incunabula Colloquium

April 16, 2019

Denis Rhodes and the Incunabula Colloquium

Dennis Rhodes, the writer of the very important bibliography "Incunabula in Greece: A first census", visited the Gennadius and the British School of Archaelogy Libraries. On Friday April 12, he was welcomed by ASCSA Director Jenifer Neils, GL Director Maria Georgopoulou, BSA Library Penny Wilson and GL Senior Librarian, Irini Solomonidi.

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The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens at the Gennadius Library

April 14, 2019

The National and Kapodistrian University of Athens at the Gennadius Library

On Wednesday 10th April, ten students of the postgraduate program "Greek-Italian Studies: History, Literature and Classical Tradition", together with their professors Gerasimos Pagkratis, Roumbini Dimopoulou and Ioannis Tsalkos, visited the Gennadius library.

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

April 11, 2019

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

Μετά από πρωτοβουλία των καθηγητών του Πανεπιστημίου Αθηνών, Γεράσιμο Παγκράτη και Ρουμπίνη Δημοπούλου, είχαμε τη χαρά να ξεναγήσουμε στα Αρχεία της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών στην Ανατολική Πτέρυγα της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης, τους φοιτητές του πρώτου έτους του μεταπτυχιακού προγράμματος "Ελληνοϊταλικές Σπουδές: Ιστορία, Λογοτεχνία και Κλασική Παράδοση".

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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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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 $9.4 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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VIDEOCAST - Celebrating the 550th Anniversary of George Castriot Skanderbeg’s Death

November 14, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Celebrating the 550th Anniversary of George Castriot Skanderbeg’s Death

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 Leda Costaki Discusses Stratis Myrivilis on the ERT News

November 13, 2018

Leda Costaki Discusses Stratis Myrivilis on the ERT News

On the occasion of OXI day (October 28th), Archivist Leda Costaki, who has processed the personal papers of novelist Stratis Myrivilis, was interviewed by ERT about Myrivilis's coverage of the Greek-Italian War in 1940, as a war correspondent.

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ΟΙ

November 12, 2018

ΟΙ "ΒΙΒΛΙΩΝ ΤΟΠΟΙ" ΞΕΝΑΓΟΥΝΤΑΙ ΣΤΑ ΑΡΧΕΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΜΕΡΙΚΑΝΙΚΗΣ ΣΧΟΛΗΣ ΚΛΑΣΙΚΩΝ ΣΠΟΥΔΩΝ

Οι "Βιβλίων Τόποι" και η εμπνεύστριά τους δημοσιογράφος και φιλόλογος Λαμπρινή Κουζέλη ξεναγήθηκαν το Σάββατο 10 Νοεμβρίου 2018 στην ανακαινισμένη Ανατολική Πτέρυγα της Γενναδείου Βιβλιοθήκης, όπου έχουν μετεγκατασταθεί όλες οι αρχειακές συλλογές της Αμερικανικής Σχολής Κλασικών Σπουδών.

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2019 Aristeia Award Announcement

November 8, 2018

2019 Aristeia Award Announcement

Nancy A. Winter has been named the 2019 recipient of the Aristeia Award for Distinguished Alumni/ae of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens.

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Studying the Architecture of the Athenian Acropolis: An Interview with Nancy Klein

November 8, 2018

Studying the Architecture of the Athenian Acropolis: An Interview with Nancy Klein

Meet Nancy Klein, Associate Professor in the Department of Architecture at Texas A&M University and Senior Associate Member at the ASCSA.

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VIDEOCAST - Crete in the Ice Age. Clever Seadogs and Gullible Deer

November 2, 2018

VIDEOCAST - Crete in the Ice Age. Clever Seadogs and Gullible Deer

Thomas Strasser, Providence College

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Traveling North to Thassos: School Members on Trip 1

October 29, 2018

Traveling North to Thassos: School Members on Trip 1

ASCSA academic programming begins as Members leave Athens to explore northern Greece on Trip 1. View these photos to follow their travels!

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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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