Join us at 5:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 31 in Gilman Hall 50 (Marjorie Fisher Auditorium) for the 2016 Samuel Iwry Lecture. The lecture, titled, "Ancient Israelite Scribal Education: New Insights from Kuntillet Ajrud," will be given by William M. Schniedewind, Kershaw Professor of Ancient Eastern Mediterranean Studies, University of California, Los Angeles. Please join Professor Schniedewind for coffee before the lecture at 5 p.m.
News & Announcements Archive
Faculty, Student, and Alumni Awards – Congratulations to All!
– Professor Ted Lewis has been awarded the 2016 Excellence in Faculty Graduate Teaching and Mentoring Award sponsored by the Dean’s office of the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences. […]
Faculty and Student Awards
We are delighted to report two pieces of good news from the 2015 annual meeting of the American Schools of Oriental Research in Atlanta (November 2015): Professor Marian Feldman has […]
Watch “Mysteries of the Kylix,” the Documentary Film on the Re-Creating Ancient Greek Ceramics Class
Re-creating Ancient Greek Ceramics, the spring 2015 undergraduate class designed by Sanchita Balachandran, was recently featured at Archaeology, the magazine of the Archaeological Institute of America. It is also the subject of an 18-minute film titled "Mysteries of the Kylix," which follows the semester-long archaeology experiment.
Prof. Jacob Lauinger Granted Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award
We are pleased to announce that Professor Jacob Lauinger has been granted a Johns Hopkins Catalyst Award ($49,720), designed to support the promising research and creative endeavors of early career faculty. Prof. […]
Sanchita Balachandran Awarded a Johns Hopkins Discovery Award
Sanchita Balachandran was awarded a Johns Hopkins Discovery Award in the amount of $99,875 to pursue interdisciplinary research with Patricia McGuiggan (Department of Materials Science and Engineering, JHU) and Matthew […]
Unlocking the Secrets of Ancient Greek Pottery
This course in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences isn't a simple pottery class. For one, a documentary crew shadows the students as they work. [...]
Johns Hopkins Students Recreate an Iconic Ancient Greek Kylix
For the past 13 weeks, the students in Sanchita Balachandran's "Recreating Ancient Greek Ceramics" class have undertaken a distinctly different type of apprenticeship. Throughout this hands-on course in experiential archaeology, they have consulted the work of experts and practiced throwing clay pots.
In Memoriam: Hans Goedicke
Hans Goedicke, professor emeritus in the Department of Near Eastern Studies. He died of cancer on February 24, 2015. A native of Vienna, Dr. Goedicke earned his doctoral degree in […]
Johns Hopkins Team Continues Excavation, Conservation Efforts at Ancient Egyptian Burial Site
A team of Johns Hopkins researchers and students, led by Betsy Bryan, a professor of Egyptian art and archaeology in the Department of Near Eastern Studies, has spent the past three weeks conducting field work at the Temple of the Goddess Mut dig site in Luxor, Egypt. [...]