Humphrey Hill Hardy II dissertation now available online

The dissertation of Humphrey Hill Hardy II entitled Diachronic Development in Biblical Hebrew Prepositions: A Case Study in Grammaticalization is now available online through the Dissertations page of the Research Archives.

Posted on July 1, 2014

Randy L. Shonkwiler dissertation now available online

The dissertation of Randy L. Shonkwiler entitled The Behdetite: A Study of Horus the Behdetite from the Old Kingdom to the Conquest of Alexander is now available online through the Dissertations page of the Research Archives.

Posted on June 30, 2014

Aaron Michael Butts dissertation now available online

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.

Posted on June 25, 2014

A Spanish edition of the Sennacherib prism has been published

The Sennacherib prism (OIM A2793) from the Oriental Institute Museum collection has been published in a new Spanish edition.

Posted on June 25, 2014

Oriental Institute scholars discover oldest evidence for schistosomiasis

A new article features interesting results from the Oriental Institute's archaeological project at Tell Zeidan in Syria.

Posted on June 20, 2014

Chicago Demotic Dictionary (CDD) publishes sections on days, months, and numbers online

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.

Posted on June 18, 2014

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."

Posted on June 18, 2014

New Oriental Institute News & Notes 222 (2014) online now

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.

Posted on June 18, 2014

Employment: Assistant Professor of Anatolian 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 Anatolian Archaeology.

Posted on June 16, 2014

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