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Antoin Sevruguin: Past and Present

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April 1 – December 31, 2021

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Job Posting: Professorship in Sumerology

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 in Sumerology with an expected start date of July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Posted on Thursday, November 18, 2021

Save the Date! Giving Tuesday, November 30, 2021!

The OI is thriving upon the support from our community of lifelong learners! Your curiosity inspires us to develop new educational programs whether it’s a lecture, special exhibition, gallery talk, or adult education class. This Giving Tuesday, we will be raising funds to keep our outreach program vibrant, diverse, and accessible to all and we hope you will consider supporting us on November 30th. Click here to support he OI!

Posted on Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Birds of the Month Calendar

Our Cat of the Month calendar was such a success that we’ve decided to continue offering an OI Calendar Subscription! Each academic year we will start a new theme, which is decided by YOU. For academic year 2021–22 we will be featuring Birds from the OI’s Collection!

Posted on Wednesday, September 22, 2021

The Archive of Thotsutmis now available

The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago announces a new publication in print and online The Archive of Thotsutmis, Son of Panouphis: Early Ptolemaic Ostraca from Deir el Bahari (O. Edgerton), by Brian P. Muhs, Foy D. Scalf, and Jacqueline E. Jay, Oriental Institute Publications 146, Chicago: The Oriental Institute, 2021.

Posted on Thursday, September 9, 2021