In this episode of the Friends of ASOR Podcast, we’re excited to bring you an interview with William Caraher, one of the authors of Pyla-Koutsopetri I: Archaeological Survey of a Ancient Coastal Town. The book […]
In continuing our discussion on the cooperative agreement between the U.S. Department of State and ASOR, known as the Syrian Heritage Initiative, we’re discussing the preservation projects of the initiative […]
Last year ASOR had two firsts – our first female president, and a $600,000 cooperative agreement with the Department of State. At the 2014 ASOR Annual Meeting, I sat down with ASOR President […]
In this episode of the Friends of ASOR podcast, we go behind the scenes for an inside look at the Bulletin of the American Schools of Oriental Research (BASOR). We’re talking with […]
In this episode, ASOR’s own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe spoke with Jimmy Jack McBee Roberts (J. J. M. Roberts) the William Henry Green Professor of Old Testament Literature (Emeritus) at Princeton Theological Seminary.
In this episode ASOR’s own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe talks with Dr. Lawson Younger. Dr. Younger is a professor of Old Testament, Semitic Languages, and Ancient Near Eastern History at the Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.
In this episode we spoke with Professor Andrea Berlin of Boston University about the Levantine Ceramics Project (LCP). What it is, why it is important, and how you can get involved. Professor Berlin is the James R. Wiseman Chair in Classical Archaeology at Boston University, and the founder of the Levantine Ceramics Project. She’s been excavating in the […]
Welcome back to another Friend’s of ASOR podcast. In this episode ASOR’s own Ancient Near East Today editor, Alex Joffe spoke with Richard E. Friedman, author and University of Georgia professor, about the state of biblical archaeology and the study of the humanities. Richard Elliott Friedman, is the Ann and Jay Davis Professor of Jewish […]
In this episode of the Friends of ASOR podcast, we’re talking with certified art conservator LeeAnn Barnes Gordon about the importance of archaeological conservation and how you could become a conservator. In the interview LeeAnn Gordon mentions that international professional organizations for conservation began in the 1960’s and 70’s, but what she meant to say […]
**WARNING THIS PODCAST CONTAINS SPOILERS** Listen to Dr. Marvin Sweeney talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark). We asked him about his reactions to the movie released this past weekend, as well as biblical and ancient Near Eastern descriptions of Noah. Dr. Sweeney is a professor of Religion at the Claremont School of Theology […]
**WARNING: MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS** Listen to Dr. Robert Cargill talk about Noah (yes, the one who built an ark). We asked him about the biblical and ancient Near Eastern descriptions of Noah, as well as his reactions to the movie (of the same name) released this past weekend. Dr. Cargill is Assistant Professor of Classics […]