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Update on ASOR’s strategic plan

Strategic plan adopted by ASOR board. It is with great pleasure we announce that on April 24, 2010, the ASOR board of trustees unanimously adopted the “Strategic Plan as a blueprint to move ASOR forward.” A considerable amount of work has been done by the Strategic Planning Task Force that was chaired by ASOR President […]

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BASOR back issues available at steep discounts

Back issues of BASOR available to current ASOR members (professional, retired, or student) at steep discounts. Option #1: Purchase as many individual volumes as you wish from the available sets listed below (subject to availability) for $5 for each volume plus shipping (see below). Please send a list of your needs to asorpubs@bu.edu (or call 617-358-4376), […]

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ASOR job opening

We are pleased to announce that ASOR has an opening for a director of subscriptions, memberships, and publications services. This is a vital position for ASOR, and we ask your help in soliciting applications and nominations. Please see the URL below for details about this position:http://www.asor.org/updates/job-opening-announce.html

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NEA 73.1 available online via Atypon Link

Near Eastern Archaeology 73.1 ASOR is pleased to announce that NEA 73.1 (March 2010) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. The issue contains a feature article by A. Burke and K. Lords as well as articles S. Savage, A. Al-Shorman, C. Luckey, and K. Rask. You may access the table of contents here: […]

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More Rebuttals of the “Discovery” of Noah’s Ark

Tim Harrison on CTV: http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20100429/noahs-ark-found-100429/20100429?hub=CanadaAMV2 Eric Cline on Fox News: http://video.foxnews.com/v/4171840/wheres-the-actual-site Eric Cline in Time Magazine: http://www.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,1985830,00.html Robert Cargill at RobertCargill: http://robertcargill.com/2010/04/28/no-you-didnt-find-noahs-ark/

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Noah’s Ark on Good Morning America

Eric Cline comments on the latest claims that Noah’s Ark has been discovered. His interview begins at about 1:50. http://abcnews.go.com/GMA/video/noahs-ark-found-10496395

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BASOR 357 (Feb 2010) available online

BASOR 357 (Feb 2010) ASOR is pleased to announce that BASOR 357 (February 2010) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. You may access the table of contents here: http://www.atypon-link.com/ASOR/toc/basor/357/february+2010 The issue contains articles by Maysoon al-Nahar, Christopher M. Monroe, Gideon Avni, and Asa Eger. As a reminder, the last 3+ years of ASOR […]

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Near Eastern Archaeology 72.4

ASOR is pleased to announce that NEA 72.4 (December 2009) has now been posted online at Atypon Link. The issue focuses on the Hittite world and contains articles by J. David Hawkins, Timothy P. Harrison, Kay Kohlmeyer, and David Schloen and Amir Fink. You may access the table of contents here: http://www.atypon-link.com/ASOR/toc/nea/2009/72/4 As a reminder, […]

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Call for Papers for ASOR’s 2010 Meeting

Posted by Kelley Bazydlo We are happy to announce that the UPDATED Call for Papers for ASOR’s 2010 Annual Meeting is now on ASOR’s web site and includes new Member-Organized Sessions that have just been approved by the Program Committee. This year’s meeting will be held at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel in Atlanta, Georgia from November 17-20, and […]

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Riddles of the Sphinx on PBS

Posted by T. Barako For over 4000 years, the Great Sphinx at Giza has puzzled all who have laid eyes on it. What is this crouching lion, human-headed creature? Who built it and why? To unlock its secrets, two teams of archaeologists and sculptors must immerse themselves in the world of ancient Egypt—a land of […]

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