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Johanna Best, Ph.D. Candidate, Receives Fulbright Research Grant to Greece

Posted April 26, 2012

Archaeology Ph.D. candidate Johanna Best has received a Fulbright Research Grant to Greece, where she will continue her dissertation on sacred spaces along roadways in ancient Attica. “The Fulbright has made my dissertation work possible by allowing me to see the sites that I am studying with my own eyes,” she says. “It provides me […]

Bryn Mawr’s James Wright Appointed Director of American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Posted November 10, 2011

Professor and William R. Kenan Jr. Chair in the Department of Classical and Near Eastern Archaeology James Wright, Ph.D. ’78, has been appointed to a five-year term as the director of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens, beginning in July 2012. Wright, whose research focuses on the pre- and protohistory of the Aegean […]

Legendary Professor of Greek Mabel Lang Dies at 92

Posted July 23, 2010
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Professor Emeritus of Greek Mabel Lang, a celebrated classical scholar and a Bryn Mawr icon for generations of students, died at home in Bryn Mawr on Wednesday, July 21. Lang served on the Bryn Mawr faculty for 45 years, publishing 12 books and more than 50 articles; she taught introductory Greek to almost 1,000 students … Read more ยป