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Rethinking Ceramics at Corinth: Reflections from Author Sarah A. James


08/10/2018
Sarah A. James discusses the latest addition to the Corinth series, Hellenistic Pottery: The Fine Wares (Corinth VII.7).

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Blegen Library: New donations


07/30/2018
The Blegen Library welcomes gifts of books, journals, or offprints which may be appropriate for its collection as defined by the Acquisitions Policy. See below a small number of recent donations.

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New Publication! The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII)


07/30/2018
The American School of Classical Studies at Athens is pleased to announce the publication of The Historical Greek Village (Lerna VIII) by Brice L. Erickson.

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Are you the ideal Summer Session Member?

Lilly Kustec
07/27/2018
"It’s the human capital that makes this the best summer program in Greece." enthuses Summer Session director Daniel Levine. He should know. He has been a director of the program four times over four decades! Summer session wraps up and Levine gives his list for what makes the perfect participant.

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School’s Libraries Implement Reclassification Project

Maria Tourna
07/22/2018
The ASCSA's libraries (Blegen, Gennadius and the Wiener Laboratory) are undergoing a major reclassification project for their collections following the Library of Congress system of call numbers. Live updates will be posted here as well as on the Facebook pages of the School.

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In Memoriam: James R. McCredie

Mark Lawall
07/20/2018
"Jim McCredie's record of service to the American School is the stuff of legends," writes Mark Lawall, Chair of the School's Managing Committee. Mr. McCredie passed away on July 15, 2018.

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Massachusetts teacher develops archaeology elective using Corinth Excavations K-12 educational resources

Katherine M. Petrole
07/20/2018
ASCSA Summer Seminar alumna Nancy Antonellis brings Greek Archaeology to high school students with lesson plans from Corinth Excavations.

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2018 Record-breaking Corinth Excavation & Museum Sessions

Katherine M. Petrole, Manolis Papadakis
07/10/2018
Corinth Excavations was bustling with activity this spring.

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Blegen Library will be closed July 4


07/03/2018
Blegen Library will be closed to visitors on Wednesday July 4, 2018, in observance of Independence Day.

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Blegen Library’s August opening hours


07/03/2018
During the month of August, the Blegen Library will be open to visitors Mondays through Fridays from 8:30 to 15:30 and will be closed on Saturdays. No new cards will be issued during the month and no orientations will take place.

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VIDEOCAST - Inauguration Ceremony of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing

Konstantinos Tzortzinis
06/29/2018
Please click "Read More" bellow to watch the video of the ceremony

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“Triumph Over Time” in Ano Koufonisi

Natalia Vogeikoff-Brogan
06/29/2018
"Τriumph Over Time," a film about Greece produced in 1947 by the American School, will be played during the summer on the island of Ano Koufonissi, at the old δημοτικό σχολείο, which has been renovated to house the island's antiquities collection. The event is part of Constellations in the Dirt (Αστερισμοί στο Χώμα) organized by NEON and the Ephorate of Antiquities of Cyclades

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Finally in Our New Home!: The “New” Consolidated ASCSA Archives


06/25/2018
After several months of extensive remodeling (Nov.2017-March 2018), two months of relocating (April -May 2018), we finally made it to our new home: The East Wing of the Gennadius Library (a.k.a Gennadeion East).

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Inauguration of Ioannis Makriyannis Wing Tops Full Weekend of Activities

MJ Gavenda
06/24/2018
On the weekend of June 1–3, the Trustees of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and the Overseers of the Gennadius Library welcomed guests to the inauguration of the Ioannis Makriyannis Wing.

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Hesperia 87.2 Now Online!

Jennifer Sacher
06/19/2018
Topics include a Middle Helladic cist tomb in the Athenian Agora, prehistoric bronze shields from Delphi, Boiotian pottery decorated in the so-called Six’s technique, and Late Antique inscribed altars from the Asklepieion at Epidauros.

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School Celebrates its Mission and Honorees at Annual Gala

MJ Gavenda
06/18/2018
Nearly 350 guests attended the School's Gala at the beautiful Capitale in New York City. This year the ASCSA honored the contributions of Professor Ronald Stroud and the Stavros Niarchos Foundation

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Summer Hours of the Gennadius Library


06/15/2018
New hours in effect from July 2 through September 2, 2018

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Examining Samothracian Agency: An Interview with Samothrace 9 Author Bonna D. Wescoat

Lilly Kustec
06/12/2018
Bonna Wescoat discusses The Monuments of the Eastern Hill (Samothrace 9), the first Samothrace volume published by the ASCSA

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The History of Greek Printing (15th-20th century)

Konstantinos Tzortzinis
06/06/2018
From May 10 to May 25 the Gennadius Library, presented “The History of Greek Printing (15th-20th century) through the Gennadius Library Collections.

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Corinth Excavations Celebrates 200th Educational Program

Katherine M. Petrole
06/06/2018
On-site and online, Corinth Excavations connects with students from around the world.

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