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Recent Faculty Publications

Elizabeth Fisher served as Co-editor with Eustratios Papaioannou (Brown University) and Denis Sullivan (University of Maryland), Byzantine Religious Culture: Studies in Honor of Alice-Mary Talbot ( Leiden:  E. J. Brill, 2011).

Professor Yaron Peleg's co-edited book Israeli Cinema: Identities in Motion has just been published by the University of Texas Press (2011).

Professor Eric H. Cline's co-edited book Ancient Empires: From Mesopotamia to the Rise of Islam has just been published by the Cambridge University Press (2011).

Professor Andrew M. Smith II's book Wadi Araba in Classical and Late Antiquity: An Historical Geography has been published by British Archaeological Reports (2010).

Professor Mohssen Esseesy's book, Grammaticalization of Arabic Prepositions and Subordinators: A Corpus-Based Study, has just been published by Brill (2010).

Professor Eric H. Cline's book, Biblical Archaeology: A Very Short Introduction has just been published by Oxford University press (2009). In addition, his book From Eden to Exile: Unraveling Mysteries of the Bible has been awarded the Biblical Archaeology Society "Best Popular Book on Archaeology" Prize for books published during 2007-2008.

Professor Elise Friedland's co-edited book, entitled The Sculptural Environment of the Roman Near East: Reflections on Culture, Ideology, and Power, has just been published by Peeters Press in Belgium (2008).

Professor Yaron Peleg's book Israeli Culture between the Two Intifadas: A Brief Romance has been published by the University of Texas Press (2008).

Job Announcement

Arabic Faculty

Arabic Language: George Washington University. The Department of Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations seeks to fill two non-tenure accruing positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Arabic. Follow this link for full position description, including position responsibilities, qualifications and application procedure.