Vessel Field installation by artist Kendall Buster in the Gilman Hall atrium. The sculptures reference the extensive collection of jars and other containers in the university’s Archaeological Museum.

Vessel Field installation by artist Kendall Buster in the Gilman Hall atrium. The sculptures reference the extensive collection of jars and other containers in the university’s Archaeological Museum.

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The institute sponsors scholarly meetings, public events, visiting scholars, and student fellowships and research projects.

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Blast Courses returning for 2024

Our interactive, online summer program returns this July to blast off on more than 10 new courses! Registration is now open, so see our Blast Courses in the Humanities page for more info—and join our email newsletter to get updates!...