Ancient Tiles

Save Ancient Studies Alliance

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Meet Our New Public Scholar: Kara Cooney

I am interested in making the past relevant to today because, otherwise, why are we studying the past at all? I am also interested in recognizing entrenched power inequities in the ancient world and in the modern disciplines that study antiquity. Antiquity studies have been white facing for too long; we need to broaden our interests into other parts of the ancient world. SASA is working to achieve those goals, and I’m thrilled to be on board.

SASA ACCOMPLISHMENTS

In our first two years we have:

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Attracted over 55,000 post engagements on our Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

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Recruited 150+ volunteers, maintaining a compliment of 50 active volunteer staff 

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Produced 30 Text-in-Translation Reading Groups that provide a forum for discussion and exploration of ancient topics

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Initiated 7 major projects 

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Attracted 37,000+ visitors to our website

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Received 3 grants totaling

over $38,000 

For more, read our Second Annual Report!

WHERE ARE WE FROM?

SASA is proud to be rapidly growing and reaching members all over the world! This map shows some of the locations of our amazing members. We want to challenge the Euro-centric world view by presenting a map of our members' locations with the Pacific Ocean at the center. Please click here to see an interactive version!  

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