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One Highway, Many Americas

One Highway, Many Americas

Rosa Ficek talks road trips, violence, and 20th-century modernization

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Horse on the Move

Horse on the Move

Dumbarton Oaks sculpture debuts this month at the Met

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Solving an 800-Year-Old Mystery

Solving an 800-Year-Old Mystery

Dumbarton Oaks curator cracks the case of broken Byzantine seal

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Revival and Restoration in Stained Glass

Revival and Restoration in Stained Glass

Artist Jeffrey Miller discusses the state of contemporary stained glass production in France

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Simple Pottery Reveals a Society

Simple Pottery Reveals a Society

James Zeidler illuminates 3,500 years of Ecuadorian history

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Loving Trees to Death

Loving Trees to Death

Terence Young unpacks the invention of modern camping

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Moody Ancients, Renaissance Heroes

Moody Ancients, Renaissance Heroes

Glenn Most discusses Greek philosophers, Dutch art, and ancient trash culture

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Reflecting on Botanical Gardens and the Urban Future

Reflecting on Botanical Gardens and the Urban Future

Bliss and Mellon conference award recipients discuss the 2018 Garden and Landscape Studies colloquium

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Life of an Urban River

Life of an Urban River

Sahar Hosseini reimagines river landscapes in the Safavid empire’s capital

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Hagia Sophia’s Hidden History

Hagia Sophia’s Hidden History

Dumbarton Oaks is digitizing original records of Hagia Sophia’s restoration

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Intimacy with Chairs

Intimacy with Chairs

Xi Li considers Tang dynasty literati’s changing relationship with things

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Juggling the Middle Ages Opening Lecture

Juggling the Middle Ages Opening Lecture

Jan Ziolkowski traces the path of Le jongleur de Notre Dame, or Our Lady’s Tumbler, from the story’s first appearance in a 13th-century manuscript to today.

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The Space for Nothing

The Space for Nothing

Toru Mitani explores useless use in urban landscape architecture

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Fountains Built by Water

Fountains Built by Water

Katherine Rinne analyzes fluidity and failure in 16th-century fountains

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Lives in the Stones

Lives in the Stones

Mark Pawlowski surveys village remains to reveal Byzantine daily life

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Dumbarton Oaks and JSTOR Launch Plant Humanities Initiative

Dumbarton Oaks and JSTOR Launch Plant Humanities Initiative

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation provides support for digital tool and research and scholarly programming

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Last Words

Last Words

James N. Carder (September 2018)

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Missing Tongues

Missing Tongues

Mary Kate Kelly examines language variation among the ancient lowland Maya

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Putting Theory into Practice

Putting Theory into Practice

Anastasia Day recounts her experience with the GLS summer graduate workshop

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The Public and the Patriarch

The Public and the Patriarch

Ivan Marić studies imperial power dynamics in 9th-century Byzantium

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Call for Papers: Kalamazoo 2019

Call for Papers: Kalamazoo 2019

Paper abstracts are due September 15 for 3 sponsored sessions

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