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CAMS LECTURE SERIES 2017-2018: "Calling on the Gods: Prayer in the Ancient World"

When Dec 01, 2017
from 03:00 PM to 04:30 PM
Where 102 Weaver Building

Students, faculty, and interested members of the community are invited to attend the series of lectures on a series of topics that deal with aspects of community formation and identity in the ancient Mediterranean world.  The following lectures are scheduled.

*December 1, 2017 (Friday), 3:00 p.m. -  4:30 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Prof. Alan Lenzi, title: "Ancient Mesopotamian Prayer: Form, Movement, and Rites"

*January 26, 2018 (Friday), 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Prof. Eric Orlin (Puget Sound University), title: "Prayer as Performance: the Ludi"

*February 9, 2018 (Friday), 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Prof. Hermut Loehr (University of Muenster), title "TBD"

*March 23, 2018 (Friday), 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Billie Jean Collins (Emory University), title "Prayer and Performance in the Time of Mursili II"

*April 20, 2018 (Friday), 4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 102 Weaver Building - Prof. Chris Faraone (University of Chicago), title "Prayer and Incantation in Ancient Greek Curse Tablets and Amulets"

AIA Lecture Series

When Nov 29, 2017
from 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM
Where 112 Buckhout Lab

Wednesday November 29th, 6:00 p.m., Penn State location 112 Buckhout Lab
Professor Ken Hirth, Penn State Department of Anthropology
"Merchants, Markets and Commerce in the Aztec World"

Lectures are free and open to the public.  Sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Society of the Archaeological Institute of America, with the support of the departments of Classics and Ancient Mediterranean Studies, Art History, Anthropology, History, the Program in Jewish Studies and the Tombros Librarian for Classics and Humanities at the Pennsylvania State University.

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