1995-96 ANNUAL REPORT
Erica Reiner retired on January 31, 1996. In November of 1995 she was named Visiting Fellow at All Souls College, Oxford, She will be in residence there during Hilary Term (winter quarter) 1997.
Her book Astral Magic in Babylonia (Transactions of the American Philosophical Society, vol. 85/4) has appeared.
In February 1996 in Amsterdam, she attended--as an official "opponent"--the dissertation defense of Remigius Jas, who served as Research Assistant on the Assyrian Dictionary for two years. While in The Netherlands, she lectured at the Universities of Leiden and Groningen. In March 1996, she gave a paper at the Annual Meeting of the American Oriental Society, at the session honoring Hans Gustav Güterbock. At the same meeting she was one of the five panelists, representing the Mesopotamian field, at the plenary session on Humor. At the 1996 Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale held in Prague she was one of three invited speakers to address the July 1, 1996 plenary session; her topic concerned the history of Assyriology, one of her current projects.
Revised: February 7, 2007