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ONLINE Language Seminar: Phoenician, Biblical Hebrew, & Samaritan

  • May 31, 2020
  • 2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
  • YouTube, Oriental Institute

OI Language Seminars

Sundays in May, starting May 10

2–2:30 p.m. CST, online

Links posted on OI social media closer to the event dates.

Join us for short seminars that explore aspects of the ancient languages studied at the Oriental Institute. Learn interesting facts about Meroitic, ancient Egyptian, Samaritan, and more. From world experts, to the next generation, let us bring the cutting edge of contemporary scholarship on the ancient Middle East directly to your living room.

We will explore ancient languages Sundays in May, from 2–2:30 p.m. CST, starting on May 10th.

May 10: Foy Scalf, head of the OI research archives, discusses ancient Egyptian

May 17: Brian Muhs, associate professor of Egyptology, discusses Meroitic

May 24: Ella Karev, PhD student, discusses ancient Greek

May 31: Joey Cross, PhD student, discusses Phoenician, Biblical Hebrew, and Samaritan

YouTube links will be advertised on all of our OI social media channels closer to each event. For those who do not use social media, please email to request a link, which will be sent closer to the event.

See Oriental Institute website:

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