We are pleased to announce that Professor Mathieu Ossendrijver (Humboldt University, Berlin) will present the second Annual Otto Neugebauer Lecture in the Exact Sciences in Antiquity, titled "Chaldeans on the Nile. New evidence for the transmission of Babylonian astronomy to Egypt." Please join the Department of Egyptology & Assyriology for this talk at 5 PM in Petteruti Lounge, Stephen Roberts Ctr, 75 Waterman St on Monday, April 9. Refreshments follow.
Please join us in congratulating Professor Laurel Bestock, recipient of the John Rowe Workman Award in Excellence in Teaching in the Humanities, 2018. The award recognizes Brown faculty for "sustained and continued excellence in teaching". Of course we all know she is an outstanding educator and we are very happy that Professor Bestock is here, and that her significant abilities and contributions are realized. Congratulations, Professor!
We are pleased to share the news that Kathryn Howley, PhD'15, has accepted a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor in Art and Architecture in Ancient Egypt at the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University. Congratulations, Kathryn, we look forward to seeing you either in NY or back for a visit at Brown!