The dissertation of David Michael Calabro entitled Ritual Gestures of Lifting, Extending, and Clasping the Hand(s) in Northwest Semitic Literature and Iconography is now available online through the Dissertations page of the Research Archives.
The dissertation of Aaron Michael Butts entitled Language Change in the Wake of Empire: Syriac in Its Greco-Roman Context is now available online through the Dissertations page of the Research Archives.
The Sennacherib prism (OIM A2793) from the Oriental Institute Museum collection has been published in a new Spanish edition.
A new article features interesting results from the Oriental Institute's archaeological project at Tell Zeidan in Syria.
The Chicago Demotic Dictionary announced the online publication of the sections on Days, Months, and Numbers of the Chicago Demotic Dictionary. Containing 425 pages of entries, these files represent the final stages of completion for the upcoming multi-volume print publication.
Completion of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary Celebrated at the Assyrian National Council of Illinois
On Sunday, June 15, the Assyrian National Council of Ilinois hosted an event celebrating the completion of the Chicago Assyrian Dictionary, one of the great humanistic triumphs of the last century. The event was featured in "Assyria Foundation Honors Oriental Institute Scholars."
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces the online publication and distribution of a new issue of the Oriental Institute News & Notes no. 222 Summer 2014. Included are an update on archaeology in Iraq by McGuire Gibson; a recap on the household studies seminar by Miriam Müller; news articles by Emily Teeter, Amy Weber, and Brittany Mullins; and programs, events, and travel.
The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Anatolian Archaeology.
As part of its Electronic Publications Initiative, the Oriental Institute Publications Office announces the Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) release of its Studies In Ancient Oriental Civilization (SAOC) 68.
A new book has appeared by Walter Farber, Professor of Assyriology in the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at the University of Chicago and Research Associate and Tablet Room Curator for the Oriental Institute.