Dr. Shelton shares the work of the Nemea Center with the UC Berkeley Retirement Community

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Our director, Dr. Kim Shelton, recently presented the work of the Nemea Center to members of the UC Berkeley Retirement Center. The lecture is available online for anyone interested in learning about our work! The presentation covers UC Berkeley’s long history of bringing the past to the present through the archaeological investigation of the Panhellenic … Continue Reading »

Nemea Night 2021 is a wrap!

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Prof. Stephen G. Miller” image_id=”2265″ /] Thank you to our donors, colleagues, and friends for joining us on Monday, December 6th 2021 for the second virtual Nemea Night! The evening began with a lovely tribute to Director Emeritus of the Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology and long-time DAGRS faculty member, Dr. Stephen G. Miller. … Continue Reading »

Nemea has lost one of its faithful guardians

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Professor Stephen G. Miller (center) at the 2016 Nemean Games.” image_id=”2040″ /] ἅρμα δ᾽ ὀτρύνει Χρομίου Νεμέα θ᾽ ἔργμασιν νικαφόροις ἐγκώμιον ζεῦξαι μέλος The chariot of Chromius and Nemea urge me to harness a song of praise for deeds of victory (Pindar, Nemean 1.10-11) The Department of Classics at the University of California, Berkeley … Continue Reading »

“Skeleton Crew” 2021

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Pictured above (from left): Madolyn Hyytiainen-Jacobson, Sophie Cushman, Dr. Stephanie Kimmey, Liz Keyser, Dr. Kim Shelton, and David Wheeler” image_id=”2023″ /] We’re back in the field… sort of!  We are back in the field at the prehistoric cemetery of Aidonia with our “skeleton crew” (hehe, see what we did there?). This summer, travel and … Continue Reading »

Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Dr. Kim Shelton” image_id=”1988″ /]   A hearty congratulations to Dr. Kim Shelton, Director of the Nemea Center for Classical Archaeology! Recently Dr. Shelton received a U.C. Berkeley “Extraordinary Teaching in Extraordinary Times” Award! She won this award in particular for her successful transformation of the Introduction to Greek Archaeology class (in which she … Continue Reading »

Dr. Gypsy Price featured on Science Night

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The Nemea Center for Archaeology’s lead bioarchaeologist (and technical drawing extraordinaire), Dr. Gypsy Price, was recently featured on the Science Night podcast hosted by James Reed. In this incredible interview, titled “Who Owns the Past?”, Dr. Price discusses a range of topics connected to the realities of studying and practicing archaeology. She explores issues of … Continue Reading »

Commemorating International Women’s Day 2021

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  A trans-national #InternationalWomensDay event broadcasted remotely via Zoom and Facebook Live On Monday, March 8, the American School of Classical Studies at Athens (ASCSA) hosted a special webinar event in honor of International Women’s Day. Among the distinguished panel of female archaeologists and project directors was our very own director, Dr. Kim Shelton. The … Continue Reading »

Join us for the first-ever Virtual Nemea Night!

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  Same quality content, new virtual venue 2020 has been a challenging year – globally, nationally, regionally, and locally! Despite the setbacks that have plagued (literally) our campus and our research projects in Greece, we found some creative ways to come together and to carry on with our work. We want to share that work … Continue Reading »

Updates from the Grave of the Griffin Warrior

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[pbs_component_photo title=”Gold signet rings from the Griffin Warrior Tomb” image_id=”1827″ text=”Photo: Griffin Warrior Tomb on Facebook” link=”https://www.facebook.com/griffinwarriortomb” /] Many of you will remember the fun and informative lectures given by Dr. Jack Davis during the 2019 Sather Lecture Series. Just before his tenure at U.C. Berkeley, in 2015, Davis co-directed (with Sharon Stocker) the excavation … Continue Reading »