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Professor Kevin van Bladel joins Yale-NELC
August 17, 2017
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale University is delighted to announce that Kevin van Bladel, a specialist in Arabic, Iranian languages, and Syriac, will begin teaching at Yale in...
Professor Emeritus William Kelly Simpson 1928-2017.
March 31, 2017
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale University is sad to report that William Kelly Simpson (B.A. 1947, M.A. 1948, Ph.D. 1954), Professor Emeritus of Egyptology, died on March 24, 2017...
Cuneiform tablet in sealed clay envelope, c. 2050 BCE; and chalcedony weight in the shape of a duck (Yale Babylonian Collection / Ott collection gift). Digital photo composition by Alberto Urcia.
December 16, 2016
By Agnete Lassen The Yale Babylonian Collection saw a significant increase in its holdings through two major donations in 2016. A donation by Olga and William David in memory of Nazim and Elias Solomon David...
October 16, 2016
On September 23 – 24, 2016 Yale in Egypt and the Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations of Yale University hosted a two-day international and interdisciplinary conference on the Ritual Landscape and...
The Legacy of E.E. Salisbury
September 16, 2016
In 1841 the Yale Corporation appointed alumnus Edward Elbridge Salisbury (class of 1832) as professor of Arabic and Sanskrit languages and literature, the first such position in the Americas. This exhibit marks the...

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