News & Announcements

32nd Iwry Lecture to Feature Susan Ackerman

Please mark your calendar to attend the 32nd Annual Iwry Lecture, featuring Susan Ackerman, Preston H. Kelsey Professor of Religion, Dartmouth College. The lecture, scheduled for 5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 29, is titled, “Drumming Away Demons.” Location to be determined.

Congratulations Near Eastern Studies Graduates

2018 graduates

Congratulations to our Near Eastern Studies graduates (from left to right): Erin Guinn-Villareal – Hebrew Bible/Northwest Semitics; Marina Escolano-Poveda – Egyptology; Karen (Maggie) Bryson – Egyptology; Jennifer Swerida – Archaeology; William Reed – Hebrew Bible/Northwest Semitics; and J. Caleb Howard – Assyriology (not pictured).

Graduate Student Wins Best Paper Award

paper award winner

The Department of Near Eastern Studies is proud to announce that our Egyptology graduate student, Lingxin Zhang, won first prize in the Best Student Paper Contest for “An Astrological Manual from the Tebtunis Library Concerning Women” at the American Research Center in Egypt annual conference in Tucson on April 20-22. Congratulations Lingxin!