Lecture by Roman Gundacker on "Conundra Composita: Analyzing Egyptian Compound Nouns"

Roman Gundacker will give a lecture about "Conundra Composita: Analyzing Egyptian Compound Nouns at the Crossroad of Morphology, Language Contact, and Cultural History" on Thursday, April 21st, at 12:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on April 11, 2016

OCHRE Highlighted by RCC Article

The University of Chicago's Research Computing Center (RCC) recently highlighted the work of the Computational Research Ecosystem for Scientific Collaboration on Ancient Topics (CRESCAT) project and their use of the Online Cultural Heritage Research Environment (OCHRE), whose primary programmer and support staff are based out of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on March 16, 2016

ARCE Chicago Chapter April Meeting to Host University of Chicago Graduate Student Symposium

The April meeting of the ARCE Chicago Chapter will Host a University of Chicago Graduate Student Symposium on Saturday, April 2, 2016, at 5:00 pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on March 16, 2016

Lecture by Carter Lupton on "The Long and Winding Crossroads: The Evolution of an Exhibition Concept"

Carter Lupton, Head of the Anthropology & History Department and Curator of Ancient History, Milwaukee Public Museum, will give a lecture about "The Long and Winding Crossroads: The Evolution of an Exhibition Concept" on Wednesday, March 2, 2016, at 7:00pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on March 1, 2016

Lecture by Janet Johnson on "Egypt in the Persian Period"

Janet Johnson will give a lecture for the Chicago Chapter of ARCE about "Egypt in the Persian Period" on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at 5:00pm in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on March 1, 2016

Oriental Institute Collections Research Grants 2016-2017

This year, through the generosity of Jim Sopranos, one or more Museum Collections Research Grants will be available to researchers.  We welcome applications from a wide spectrum of researchers, from those at the graduate student level (i.e. Masters Degree or PhD candidates) to well-established professional researchers in their field of study.

Posted on February 26, 2016

Lecture by Petra Goedegebuure on "Luwian Hieroglyphs: An Indigenous Anatolian Syllabic Script from 3500 Years Ago"

Petra Goedegebuure, Associate Professor of Hittitology, will give a lecture about "Luwian Hieroglyphs: An Indigenous Anatolian Syllabic Script from 3500 Years Ago" on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at 7:00 pm in Breasted Hall of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on February 1, 2016

Lecture by Ömür Harmanşah on "Vibrant Places: Yalburt Yaylasi, Landscape Archaeology, and the Genealogy of a Hittite Borderland"

Ömür Harmanşah will give a lecture about "Vibrant Places: Yalburt Yaylasi, Landscape Archaeology, and the Genealogy of a Hittite Borderland" on Tuesday, Junuary 26, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. in the LaSalle Banks Room of the Oriental Institute.

Posted on January 19, 2016

Lecture by Kiersten Neumann on "More Than Meets the Eye: The Multisensory Experience of the Neo-Assyrian Temple"

Kiersten Neumann will give a lecture about "More Than Meets the Eye: The Multisensory Experience of the Neo-Assyrian Temple" on Tuesday, February 9th, 2016, at 3:30 p.m. in Classics 21 as part of the Ancient Societies Workshop.

Posted on January 18, 2016

Jean Jacquet, Architect and Archaeologist, Passess Away at 95

On January 7th, 2016, the Swiss architect and archaeologist Jean Jacquet passed away peacefully at age 95. He was the husband of the late Helen Jacquet- Gordon, American egyptologist and ceramicist, who died in April, 2013. The life of the Jacquets is one of the great stories of Egyptology.

Posted on January 14, 2016

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