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The Oriental Institute

Young Professional Leaders Meeting 4/21/14 6:15PM - 8PM 2014-04-21 18:15:00 2014-04-21 20:00:00

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The 2014 David Kipper Ancient Israel Lecture: "New Light on the Biblical Philistines: Recent Study on the Frenemies of Ancient Israel" 4/23/14 7PM - 9PM 2014-04-23 19:00:00 2014-04-23 21:00:00

Oriental Institute Museum Breasted Hall
1155 East 58th Street
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"New Light on the Biblical Philistines: Recent Study on the Frenemies of Ancient Israel"Aren M. Maeir, Professor, The Martin (Szusz)...

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Ancient Earth 4/27/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-04-27 14:00:00 2014-04-27 16:00:00

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We love our Earth now, and so did the ancient Egyptians! Learn how the ancient Egyptians cared for the Earth and how they thought it was...

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Public Symposium: In Remembrance of Me: Feasting with the Dead in the Ancient Middle East 5/4/14 1PM - 6PM 2014-05-04 13:00:00 2014-05-04 18:00:00

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The Oriental Institute invites you to a free half-day symposium to be held in conjunction with the special exhibit, In Remembrance of Me....

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LECTURE: New discoveries at Wadi el-Jarf: The harbor of King Khufu on the Egyptian Red Sea Coast 5/7/14 7PM - 9PM 2014-05-07 19:00:00 2014-05-07 21:00:00

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Join Gregory Marouard, Research Associate in Egyptian Archaeology at the Oriental Institute of the Univeristy of Chicago for New...

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Adler Planetarium and YPL Present Adler After Dark: Terra Firma 5/15/14 6:30PM - 10:30PM 2014-05-15 18:30:00 2014-05-15 22:30:00

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Join us on May 15 as we explore the intersection of art, culture, and science with our friends at the University of Chicago's...

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Celebrate Families! 5/18/14 2PM - 4PM 2014-05-18 14:00:00 2014-05-18 16:00:00

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Everyone from great-grandma to uncles and cousins are invited to this celebration of families both ancient and modern. Take a tour of our...

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Teacher Appreciation Night 5/21/14 4:30PM - 7PM 2014-05-21 16:30:00 2014-05-21 19:00:00

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May is Teacher Appreciation Month! To express our appreciation, the Oriental Institute is hosting a reception and event for classroom...

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Gallery Talk: Michael Rakowitz on The Invisible Enemy Should Not Exist 5/21/14 6PM - 7PM 2014-05-21 18:00:00 2014-05-21 19:00:00

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Michael Rakowitz talks about his reconstructions of ancient Mesopotamian artifacts from the collections of the Iraq Museum in Baghdad,...

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Teacher Workshop: Material Culture and Artistic Exchange: From The Silk Road to Slow Dance 5/31/14 9:30AM - 2PM 2014-05-31 09:30:00 2014-05-31 14:00:00

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  K-12 educators will mine the world-class collections of the Oriental Institute and the Smart Museum of Art to explore themes of material...

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Young Professional Leaders Meeting 6/16/14 6:15PM - 8PM 2014-06-16 18:15:00 2014-06-16 20:00:00

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Young Professional Leaders Meeting 8/18/14 6:15PM - 8PM 2014-08-18 18:15:00 2014-08-18 20:00:00

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Young Professional Leaders Meeting 9/15/14 6:15PM - 8PM 2014-09-15 18:15:00 2014-09-15 20:00:00

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Young Professional Leaders Event 10/29/14 6:15PM - 8PM 2014-10-29 18:15:00 2014-10-29 20:00:00

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This event is only open for paid YPL members. Join us on Wednesday, October 29 at 6:15 pm to join the Oriental Institute Visiting Comittee...

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Young Professional Leaders Meeting 11/17/14 6:15PM - 8PM 2014-11-17 18:15:00 2014-11-17 20:00:00

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Young Professional Leaders Hookah Holiday Party 12/11/14 6:15PM - 8PM 2014-12-11 18:15:00 2014-12-11 20:00:00

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Join us on Thursday, December 11 to play games and smoke hookah.  More details to come or contact Amy Weber, Membership Program Manager, at...

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LECTURE: Authority and Autonomy in the Achaemenid Persian Empire 4/2/14 7PM - 9PM

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  Join Elspeth Dusinberre, Associate Professor at the Classics Department of the University of Colorado Boulder for Authority and Autonomy...

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Not Pi 3/27/14 1:30PM - 3:30PM

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  Click "Add Me to the Waitlist" - there is a very good chance that a spot could become available! Thank you for giving us a little bit of...

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Two-Day Mosaic-Making Workshop 3/22/14 1PM - 5PM

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Young Professional Leaders Meeting 3/17/14 6:15PM - 8PM

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Sunday Film: At the Court of the Kings 3/16/14 2PM - 3PM

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Join us on the following Sunday afternoons to enjoy the best in documentary films on the ancient Near east at the Oriental Institute. Films...

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Junior Archaeologists Multiple Dates

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Our apologies - Online registration for Junior Archaeologists is currently unavailable. Please call us at 773.702.9507 if you would like to...

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Boy Scouts: Archaeology Merit Badge Multiple Dates

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Our apologies - Online registration for the boy scouts workshop is currently unavailable. Please call us at 773.702.9507 if you would like...

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Mummy Science! 2/27/14 1:30PM - 3:30PM

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Young Professional Leaders Meeting 2/18/14 6:15PM - 8PM

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We’re looking for talented young professionals that want to play an active role in a non-profits growth and development, network with your...

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Epic Wednesday: B.C. – Before Chocolate 2/12/14 5PM - 8PM

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Sunday Film: Building Pharaoh’s Ship 2/9/14 2PM - 3PM

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Join us on the following Sunday afternoons to enjoy the best in documentary films on the ancient Near east at the Oriental Institute. Films...

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LECTURE: The Qur'an's 'Nazarenes' and Other Late Antique Christians: Arabic-Speaking 'Gospel People' in 7th Century Arabia 2/7/14 4:30PM - 6:30PM

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Join Sidney H. Griffith, Professor, Department of Semitic and Egyptian Languages and Literatures for The Qur'an's 'Nazarenes' and Other...

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LECTURE: The Rise of Christianity in Iran 2/5/14 7PM - 9PM

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Join Richard Payne, the Neubauer Family Assistant Professor at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago for The Rise of...

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Telling My Family Story 2/2/14 2PM - 3:30PM

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What do bakers, manicurists, and stone carvers have in common? They all represent professions with roots in the ancient world. With...

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Deciphering the Past: Beginning Egyptian Hieroglyphs 2/2/14 12AM - 3/4/14 12AM

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Teacher Workshop: Teaching with Primary Sources 2/1/14 10AM - 3PM

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Kids' Mosaic-Making Workshop 1/26/14 2PM - 5PM

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Enjoy an afternoon with your kiddo making mosaics! The workshop invites you and your child or small friend (under the age of 12) to learn...

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Sketching in the Galleries: Grouping & Composition 1/26/14 2PM - 4PM

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Led by practicing Chicago-based artist Vesna Jovanovic, students gain new artistic skills in visualcomposition using assemblages of...

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Indiana Jones Winterfest at the OI 1/24/14 8PM - 10PM

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The Oriental Institute's Raiders of the Lost Ark screening will be everything you want during winter: NUTRIENTS: because you have a...

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LamaSeuss: One Cent, Two Cent, Old Cent, New Cent 1/19/14 2PM - 3PM

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Our favorite 40-ton winged man-bull has selected a new book to read — Dr. Seuss’ One Cent, Two Cent, Old Cent, New Cent. Learn about the...

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Sunday Film: Re-creating Pasargadae: Cyrus the Great's Paradise 1/12/14 2PM - 3PM

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Join us on the following Sunday afternoons to enjoy the best in documentary films on the ancient Near east at the Oriental Institute. Films...

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The Art and Architecture of Ancient Egypt 1/12/14 12AM - 3/8/14 11PM

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LECTURE: The Collapse of the Assyrian Empire and the Evidence of Dur-Katlimmu 1/8/14 7PM - 9PM

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YES WE WILL BE HOSTING THIS EVENT!  BUNDLE UP AND COME OUT!Join Hartmut Kühn, University Professor at the Institut für Vorderasiatische...

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The Look 12/14/13 6PM - 8PM

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Experience The Look of the ancient Egyptians by trying on their makeup and stylings for yourself! Experience the process of making clothing...

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LECTURE: The Long Defeat: The Fall of the Roman Empire in East and West 12/4/13 7PM - 9PM

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Join Clifford Ando, the David B. and Clara E. Stern Professor at the Department of Classics of the University of Chicago for The Long...

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Oriental Institute Young Professional Leaders Monthly Meeting Multiple Dates

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THIS EVENT STARTS AT 6:15 PM.  If you're curious about the Young Professional Leaders and thinking about joining or if you just want to...

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LECTURE: Living History: Modern Assyrian communities in Upper Mesopotamia and their significance 11/10/13 5PM - 7PM

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Living History: Modern Assyrian communities in Upper Mesopotamia and their significance Dr. Nicholas Al-Jeloo Currently a stateless and...

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LECTURE: Chronologies of Collapse: Climate Change and the late Third Millennium BCE Ancient Near East 11/6/13 7PM - 9PM

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Join Felix Hoflmayer, Post-Doctoral Scholar at the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago for Chronologies of Collapse: Climate...

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Little Scribe 11/3/13 2PM - 4PM

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You may be able to walk like an Egyptian — but can you write like one? Try your hand at the ancient scripts of Egypt and Mesopotamia, and...

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Mummies Night 10/26/13 6PM - 8PM

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We can't keep this event under wraps! Come to our annual pre-Halloween celebration for a “tomb-full” of family fun! Get up close and...

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