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Joseph Lindon Smith: The Persepolis Paintings

Special Exhibit

January 27 – August 28, 2022

Making Sense of Marbles: Roman Sculpture at the OI

Special Exhibit

Opening September 15, 2022

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Now Available LAMINE 3 Scripts and Scripture: Writing and Religion in Arabia circa 500–700 CE

The OI Publications department announces that LAMINE 3 Scripts and Scripture: Writing and Religion in Arabia circa 500–700 CE, edited by Fred M. Donner and Rebecca Hasselbach-Andee, is now available for purchase and download.

Posted on Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Job Posting: Postdoctoral Researcher at the Rank of Instructor at the Tablet Collection of the Oriental Institute

The Oriental Institute and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of the University of Chicago invite applications for a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Rank of Instructor at the Tablet Collection of the Oriental Institute, expected start date of October 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter. This is a twenty-four-month, non-renewable appointment.

Posted on Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Now Available OIS 13 Irrigation in Early States edited by Stephanie Rost

The OI Publications department announces that OIS 13 Irrigation in Early States: New Directions, edited by Stephanie Rost, is now available for purchase and download.

Posted on Friday, July 1, 2022

Job Posting: Part-Time Lecturer, Ancient Middle Eastern Studies

The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations and the College of the University of Chicago seek an experienced teacher to work with MA students in the two-year Master’s Program in the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES).

Posted on Sunday, June 19, 2022