2012-2013 Members' Lecture Series
1155 E 58th Street
Chicago, IL 60637
November 7, 2012
James Henry Breasted: A New Appreciation
Coordinator of Special Exhibits, Research Associate at the Oriental Institute
In recent years, a considerable amount of new research on Breasted has appeared ranging from our exhibit "Pioneers to the Past" and Jeffrey Abt's acclaimed biography to PhD dissertations. This lecture will draw upon these sources and on Breasted's letters in the Oriental Institute Archive to examine some of his sources of inspiration and his motivation for creating one of the world's leading research centers for the ancient Middle East.
Free and open to public thanks to the generous support of Oriental Institute Members. Reception to follow in the Museum.
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Calendar of 2012-13 Members' Lecture Series - Oriental Institute 1155 E. 58th Street 60637 7:00PM
Date / Lecturer / Title
November 7 / Emily Teeter / James Henry Breasted: A New Appreciation
December 5 / Hilary Gopnik / Feasting on the High Road: The Median Palace at Godin Tepe
January 9 / Konstantinos D. Politis / The Origins and Development of Mosaic Art in the Ancient Middle East from 8th Century BC to AD
February 6 / Elizabeth Stone / City and Hinterland in ancient Mesopotamia
March 6 / T.J. Wilkinson / Canals, Kings and Hydraulic Landscapes in the Ancient Near East
April 3 / Brian Muhs / Death and Taxes in Ancient Egypt
May 1 / Jerry Cooper / Everything You've Always Wanted to Know about Sex in Babylonia . . .
June 5 / Robert Ritner / 'Awake in Peace!': Interpreting, Seeking and
Combating Dreams in Ancient Egypt
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