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Conferences, Exhibitions, and Events

Conferences

Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale is being held at Penn summer 2016. The organization committee includes several Kolb fellows: Dr. Grant Frame, Dr. Joshua Jeffers, Fellow, Dr. Holly Pittman, Senor Fellow, Dr. Lauren Ristvet, Dr. Steve Tinney, Senior Fellow, and Dr. Richard Zettler, Senior Fellow. The theme of the 62nd Rencontre, which will be held on July 11th through 15th, is "Ur in the Twenty-First Century CE."

Link: http://web.sas.upenn.edu/rai62/

Exhibitions

Senior Fellow C. Brian Rose has curated the upcoming exhibition "The Golden Age of King Midas," which can be viewed at the Penn Museum from February 13 to November 27, 2016.

Links: http://popular-archaeology.com/issue/june-2013/article/the-golden-age-of-king-midas
http://www.penn.museum/exhibitions/special-exhibitions/midas

Events

C. Brian Rose instructed Naval ROTC students Cultural Heritage issues at the Penn museum on Monday, April 11, 2016. He guided twelve midshipmen of the University of Pennsylvania NROTC (Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps), seniors from the University of Pennsylvania, Temple University and Drexel University through the galleries featuring ancient history and archaeology of Egypt, Mesopotamia, ancient Rome, and Anatolia, as well as The Golden Age of King Midas special exhibition, which he curated.

Link: http://www.penn.museum/information/press-room/press-releases/1046-past-meets-present-naval-rotc-students-tour-ancient-history-cultural-heritage-issues

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Projects at the Penn Museum

The Kolb Society fellows are involved in several projects associated with the Penn Museum.

Ur Digitization Project

Fellow Brad Hafford is the Leon Levy Foundation Project Manager for the Ur Digitization Project. Brad describes the work on his blog.

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Expedition Magazine

Expedition magazines

Expedition Magazines

Expedition Magazine is Penn Museum's member magazine, which focuses on archaeological research throughout the world conducted by the museum and scholars associated with the museum.

Fellow Jane Hickman is the editor of Penn Museum's Expedition Magazine.

Jane Hickman editor

Jane Hickman, editor

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Curators, Staff, and Consulting Scholars

Dr. Julian Siggers
Williams Director of the Penn Museum, President of the Kolb Society


Harold Dibble, Ph.D.
Curator-in-Charge of the European Archaeology Section and the Deputy Director for Curatorial Affairs


Renata Holod, Ph.D.
Curator of the Near Eastern Section


Richard M. Leventhal, Ph.D.
Curator in the American Section


Holly Pittman, Ph.D.
Curator of the Near Eastern Section and Deputy Director for Academic Programs


C. Brian Rose, Ph.D.
Curator-in-Charge of the Mediterranean Section


David P. Silverman, Ph.D.
Curator of the Egyptian Section


Stephen J. Tinney, Ph.D.
Associate Curator of the Babylonian Section


Richard L. Zettler, Ph.D.
Associate Curator-in-charge of the Near East Section


James R. Mathieu, Ph.D.
Chief of Staff to the Williams Director, Penn Museum
Consulting Scholar, European Archaeology


Joanne Baron, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Penn Cultural Heritage Center


Janice Barrabee, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Near East


Ellen Bell, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, American Section


Michael Frachetti, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Mediterranean Section


Brad Hafford, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Near East


Jane Hickman, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Mediterranean Section


Jane A. Hill, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Egyptian Section


Sarah Kurnick, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Penn Cultural Heritage Center


Justin Leidwanger, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Mediterranean Section and Penn Cultural Heritage Center


Bryan Miller, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Asian Section


James Muhly, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Near East


Aubrey Baadsgaard Poffenberger, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Near East


Josh Roberson, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Egyptian Section


Teagan Schweitzer, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Historical Archaeology


Page Selinsky, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Physical Anthropology


Karen Sonik, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Babylonian Section


Tom Tartaron, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Mediterranean Section


Christopher P. Thornton, Ph.D.
Consulting Scholar, Asian Section


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