Department of Near Eastern Studies

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Department News - 2020

Kitlas Defends Dissertation
Dec. 19, 2020
Peter F. Kitlas successfully defended his doctoral dissertation at his Final Public Oral Examination held Friday morning, December 18, 2020.
Gribetz, Rustow Awarded NEH Grants
Dec. 17, 2020

Associate Professor of Near Eastern Studies and the Program in Judaic Studies and Jonathan Dickinson Bicentennial Preceptor Jonathan Gribetz has received a National Endowment for the Humanities fellowship for his project “Reading Herzl in Beirut: The PLO’s Research on Judaism and Israel Project Description.” He will…

New Publication by Philip Zakevich
Dec. 15, 2020


Lecturer in Hebrew Philip Zhakevich’s new book, Scribal Tools in Ancient Israel: A Study of Biblical Hebrew Terms for Writing Materials and Implements, has been published by Eisenbrauns, an imprint of Pennsylvania University Press. “In this book, Zhakevich examines the technology of writing as it…

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