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  • Digital Corpus of Literary Papyri Launched

    Digital Corpus of Literary Papyri Launched

    In November, ISAW submitted a final report to the National Endowment for the Humanities on the "Digital Corpus of Literary Papyri" project (DCLP). This report marked the end of a four-year-long collaborative initiative to launch the creation of a comprehensive, searchable digital collection of literary and subliterary texts surviving on papyrus and similar materials from the area of ancient Egypt and environs.
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  • ISAW Hosts Conference on Digital Publication in Mediterranean Archaeology

    ISAW Hosts Conference on Digital Publication in Mediterranean Archaeology

    On October 20, 2017 the Institute for the Study of the Ancient World and the Shelby White and Leon Levy Program for Archaeological Publications, in partnership with the Archaeological Institute of America, hosted a one-day conference on the state of archaeological data publication called Digital Publication in Mediterranean Archaeology: Current Practice and Common Goals.
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  • The Gallery Store is Open for the Holidays!

    The Gallery Store is Open for the Holidays!

    The catalogue and accompanying merchandise for the exhibition "Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans" is available in our Gallery Store.
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  • Professor Dan Potts Invited as a Consulting Editor for the Encyclopaedia Iranica

    Professor Dan Potts Invited as a Consulting Editor for the Encyclopaedia Iranica

    Professor of Ancient Near Eastern Archaeology and History Dan Potts was invited to be a consulting editor for the Encyclopaedia Iranica based at Columbia University.
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  • "Restoring the Minoans" in the Wall Street Journal

    "Restoring the Minoans" in the Wall Street Journal

    Edward Rothstein of the WSJ reviewed ISAW's current exhibition "Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans."
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  • Mary Beard Discusses "Restoring the Minoans" in The Times Literary Supplement

    Mary Beard Discusses "Restoring the Minoans" in The Times Literary Supplement

    The lecturer at our Eleventh Annual Leon Levy Lecture, Mary Beard, reviews the exhibition "Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans."
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  • The Brooklyn Rail Reviews "Restoring the Minoans"

    The Brooklyn Rail Reviews "Restoring the Minoans"

    Ann McCoy at the Brooklyn Rail reviewed our latest exhibition "Restoring the Minoans: Elizabeth Price and Sir Arthur Evans."
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  • David Danzig Receives Honorable Mention for NYCDH Graduate Student Project Award

    David Danzig Receives Honorable Mention for NYCDH Graduate Student Project Award

    ISAW doctoral student David Danzig recently received an honorable mention for the 2017 NYC Digital Humanities Graduate Student Project Award. David's project, entitled "Ethnic Dynamics in Migratory Scenarios of the Ancient Near East: Collection and Analysis of Data on Inter-Ethnic Contact Drawn from Everyday Texts," explores questions of ethnic identity, assimilation, and entrenchment in the context of migration in societies of the ancient Near East. As part of this research, he will create a database of over 1,500 cuneiform texts and associated metadata for the purpose of integrating analyses based on querying of the dataset and those arrived at by traditional philological-historical approaches.
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  • Update from the Field: Professor Lorenzo d'Alfonso at Kınık Höyük

    Update from the Field: Professor Lorenzo d'Alfonso at Kınık Höyük

    Associate Professor of West Asian Archaeology and History Lorenzo d'Alfonso provides an update on the findings at this year's excavation at Kınık Höyük, Turkey.
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