Ancient Near East and Egyptology News

UCLA Recruitment: Assistant Professor in Early Judaism

Published: August 1, 2017

The Department of Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at the University of California, Los Angeles, announces a search for a tenure-track position in early Judaism at the rank of Assistant Professor to be filled effective July 1, 2018. Applications are invited from scholars with research and teaching interests in the cultures (especially 2nd Temple Judaism)…

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Jaffa Excavations Featured in Archaeology Magazine

Published: June 20, 2017

NELC professor Aaron Burke’s research of the Egyptian fortress in Jaffa are the subject of Archaeology magazine’s cover story by Roger Atwood in the July/August 2017 issue. Read more: http://www.archaeology.org/issues/262-1707/features/5627-jaffa-egypt-canaan-colony

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UCLA Near Eastern Languages and Cultures Professor Robert K. Englund Receives Prestigious Grant for Research Collaboration on Big Data

Published: April 4, 2017

The Division of Humanities is excited to announce that the Machine Translation and Automated Analysis of Cuneiform Language,MTAAC, project co-directed by Robert K. Englund of UCLA Near Eastern Languages and Cultures is now funded through the Trans-Atlantic Platform Digging into Data Challenge by the American National Endowment for the Humanities, the German Research Foundation, and the Canadian Social Sciences and…

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