Chicago Magazine features the OI Museum’s special exhibition
Chicago Magazine features the OI Museum’s special exhibition, Joseph Lindon Smith: The Persepolis Paintings, in their list of the top ten events to visit in Chicago this April.
Save the Date: Giving Day, April 6–7
On April 6–7 the OI and the entire University of Chicago will celebrate Giving Day, a special 24-hour campus-wide fundraising appeal that brings together our global community of alumni, students, and friends to support our research and help us built a better tomorrow.
Now Available OIP 147, Tell Abada: An Ubaid Village in Central Mesopotamia by Sabah Abboud Jasim
The OI Publications department announces that OIP 147, Tell Abada: An Ubaid Village in Central Mesopotamia by Sabah Abboud Jasim, is now available.
Job Posting: IT User Support Specialist
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago seeks an IT User Support Specialist to provide support to end users and serve as OI representative to University-wide IT committees and communicates University-wide problems or upcoming changes to impacted OI staff and faculty. For full details, follow this link: https://uchicago.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/External/job/Hyde-Park-Campus/IT-User-Support-Specialist---Oriental-Institute_JR14375.
Job Posting: Professorship in Egyptian Archaeology
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 Egyptian Archaeology. The appointment would commence on July 1, 2022, or as soon as possible thereafter.
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.
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!
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!
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.
OI Community Mourns the Loss of Robert K. Ritner (1953–2021), Rowe Professor of Egyptology
The OI community mourns the loss of our dear friend and colleague Robert K. Ritner (1953–2021), Rowe Professor of Egyptology.