The American School of Classical Studies at Athens


Gennadius Library closed August 5 - October 31, 2017

Due to the transfer of books to the new mobile shelving in the refurbished West Wing of the Gennadeion, the Library will remain closed to the public from August 5 to October 31, 2017. We apologize for the inconvenience. In the case of a change in the dates a new notice will be issued.

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Meet a Member: Robert Pounder

Meet Robert Pounder, an Emeritus Professor of Classics at Vassar College who has been involved, in one way or another, with the American School for 50 years now.

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VIDEOCAST - ‘One Hundred Years of Dialogue: Latin American Approaches to Hellenism’

Presented by Maria Georgopoulou & Gregory Jusdanis

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  • New Summer Program
  • From the FieldThe American School is unveiling a new summer program for 2017: the Summer Seminars. In addition to the School’s long-running Summer Session program (one session of which is still being offered in 2017), two 18-day sessions will provide competitive students the opportunity to explore specific topics in Greece. Read this Q and A with the professors leading these seminars to find out more. (Deadline to apply is January 15!)
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  • ASCSA Trustee Gives Back
  • From the FieldASCSA Trustee Andrew P. Bridges, Co-Chair in Copyright Litigation at Fenwick & West LLP (San Francisco) shares his experience of working at refugee camps in Idomeni and Polykastro over four days this past April.
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  • Looking to the Future
  • From the FieldJenifer Neils, the Elsie B. Smith Professor in the Liberal Arts in the Department of Classics at Case Western Reserve University, is the next Director of the American School, beginning July 2017. An internationally renowned scholar in classics and art history, her work on the Parthenon has earned her the reputation as one of the world’s most established authorities on the monument. Prof. Neils shares here her perspectives on the School, Hellenic studies, and Greece as she prepares for the post.
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