American Schools of Oriental Research
Founded: 1900 Admitted to ACLS: 1998
ASOR's mission is to initiate, encourage and support research into and public understanding of the peoples and cultures of the Near East from the earliest of times: by fostering original research, archaeological excavations, and explorations; by encouraging scholarship in the basic languages, cultural histories and traditions of the Near Eastern world; by promoting the educational goals of Near Eastern studies disciplines and advocating high academic standards in teaching and interdisciplinary research; by maintaining an active program of timely dissemination of research results and conclusions; and by offering educational opportunities in Near Eastern history and archaeology to undergraduates and graduates in North American colleges and universities, and through outreach activities to the general public.
11/16/2017 - 11/19/2017 Boston, MA
11/15/2018 - 11/18/2018 Denver, CO