Professor Shawkat M. Toorawa joins Yale-NELC.
July 16, 2016
The Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations at Yale University is pleased to announce that as of July 2016 Professor Shawkat M. Toorawa has joined Yale-NELC, and has begun teaching for the fall term...
Field work at Wadi Debabyia in the Luxor area, and Kor Abu Subeira in Aswan.
July 14, 2016
Yale in Egypt is dedicated to the study and exploration of the civilizations, languages, and history of the Nile Valley and its desert hinterlands from prehistory to late antiquity. Current expeditions include the...
Samarkand, Central Asia
July 14, 2016
Inspired by her recent journeys, faculty member Karen Polinger Foster has published three photo essays. The first, The Artful Steppe, derives from her May 2014 travels across Central Asia. Through a Persian Looking...
Eckart Frahm and Enrique Jiménez with Mario Monti, President of Bocconi University, Milan, and former Prime Minister of Italy, at West Campus during the U.N. Global Colloquium of University Presidents.
May 30, 2016
In April 2016 Yale University hosted the eighth United Nations Global Colloquium of University Presidents focused on cultural heritage and preservation. As part of the activities planned for this event ancient art...
Cuneiform tablet and commentary translation image by Michael S. Helfenbein, YaleNews, April 2015.
July 19, 2015
In the summer of 2015 the Yale’s Cuneiform Commentaries Project (CCP) directed by Professor Eckart Frahm was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to prepare the online publication of...