Opening the Ancient World

A Public Academic Virtual Conference

Livestreaming here Sunday-Monday, August 14-15, 2022
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JOIN THE DISCUSSION!
To participate in these Special Sessions, you MUST RSVP.

Special Session 1:

Roundtable on Community Building

August 14th, 2:30 - 4 pm EDT

Special Session 2:

Storytelling by Inspirational Independent Scholars

August 14th, 4:45 - 6:15 pm EDT

Special Session 3:

Workshop on Publishing Forums

August 15th, 1:00 - 2:30 pm EDT

 

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE

Theme:

Who Has the Power?

Leaders and Leadership in the Ancient World

When:

August 14 & 15, 2022

Where: 

This is a FREE public conference that will be livestreamed

ON THIS PAGE

and on:

SASA's YouTube & Facebook

Digital Hammurabi's YouTube

Voices of Ancient Egypt's YouTube

World History Encyclopedia's YouTube & Facebook

World of Antiquity's YouTube

Per-Hay Studio's YouTube

By Jove Theatre Company's Facebook

 

Conference Goals

Save Ancient Studies Alliance is planning the second year of our NEW type of conference for ALL Ancient Studies scholars with the following goals:

In the Classroom

1

Present and support excellent scholarship by scholars around the world, who work outside academia, and researchers who have not followed the traditional tenure-track career path.

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2

Foster discussion and action regarding public outreach and scholarly inclusiveness. 

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3

Hold a conference freely available to the public. 

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4

 Continue building a joint community of scholars including both those whose occupations are inside and outside academia.

 

Keynote Speakers

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Dr. Kara Cooney

Egyptologist, archeologist, Associate Professor of Egyptian Art and Architecture at UCLA and chair of the Department of Near Eastern Language and Cultures at UCLA

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Dr. Sarah Allan

Burlington Northern Foundation Professor of Asian Studies Emeritus,

Dartmouth College. 

She specializes in the study of China before the Qin Dynasty.

 

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Dr. Amanda Podany

 

Professor of History at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. She specializes in the study of Syria and Mesopotamia in the Middle and Late Bronze Age

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Questions? Concerns? Please email Anh Nguyen at anguyen@saveancientstudies.org

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