Marilyn Kelly-Buccellati

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Curriculum Vitae - December 2021




TEACHING AND ACADEMIC POSITIONS
ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD WORK
GRANTS
CONFERENCES
STUDY SEASONS
PUBLICATIONS
PRESS
FILM AND DOCUMENTARIES
INVITED PUBLIC LECTURES AND PAPERS GIVEN AT CONGRESSES
MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

1974PhD The University of Chicago (The Oriental Institute): Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
1967 MA The University of Chicago (The Oriental Institute): Oriental Languages and Civilizations
1961 BA College of St. Elizabeth, New Jersey: History

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TEACHING AND ACADEMIC POSITIONS
2013World Monument Fund Project, Erbil, Iraq
2012-Visiting Professor, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
2010-12 Fellow, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
2007-Member Visiting Committee, Department of Near Eastern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
2003-Research Associate, Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
2003-Professor Emeritus, Department of Art, California State University Los Angeles
1995Visiting Scholar, Orientalisches Institut, University of Vienna (Austria)
1994Visiting Scholar, Facoltà di Teologia di Lugano (Switzerland)
1993-94Principal Advisor, Department of Art, California State University, Los Angeles
1990-98Chair, Art History Option, Department of Art, California State University, Los Angeles
1983-2003Full Professor, Department of Art, California State University, Los Angeles
1978-83Associate Professor, Department of Art, California State University, Los Angeles
1973-78Assistant Professor, Department of Art, California State University, Los Angeles
1971"Professor Invitatus", Oriental Faculty, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, (Italy).
1963-66Museum Assistant, Oriental Institute Museum, The University of Chicago
1964-65Teaching Assistant, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

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ARCHAEOLOGICAL FIELD WORK
2013Aradetis Gora, Georgia
1990Shidakartli, Georgia (SSR): survey
1983-Mozan/Urkesh (Director)
1976-88Terqa (Co-Director)
1974Caucasian Republics (Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan): survey
1971Dilbat Survey, Iraq
1968Korucu Tepe, Turkey
1966-67Nippur, Iraq
1966Palmyrene Survey, Syria

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GRANTS
1999-2000Sabbatical, California State University, Los Angeles
1997 SpringCreative Leave, California State University, Los Angeles
1994-95Sabbatical, California State University, Los Angeles
1976-presentExcavation grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), The Ambassador International Cultural Foundation, Catholic Biblical Association, Kress Foundation, Ahmanson Foundation, Skaggs Foundation, National Geographic Society, San Carlos Foundation
1987-94Principal Investigator, National Endowment for the Humanities Division of Research (RO-21543-87) for The Mozan Archaeological Project
1987-88Panelist for the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH)National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to select grantees for Old World Archaeology

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CONFERENCES: Helped organize and presented papers
2012June Milan, Italy, Polytechnical University Department of Architecture
201211-13 September, Moscow, Institute of Archaeology
2012November Milan, Italy, Polytechnical University Department of Architecture
2012December Milan, Italy, Ambrosian Library

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STUDY SEASONS: Helped organize and direct
2011Sept-Oct 5 weeks Beola, Italy
2012June 4 weeks Beola, Italy
2012Sept-Oct 4 weeks Beola, Italy

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PUBLICATIONS
2020“The Urkesh Mittani Horizon: Ceramic Evidence”, in Michele Cammarosano, Elena Devecchi and Maurizio Viano (eds), talugaeš witteš. Ancient Near Eastern Studies Presented to Stefano de Martino on the Occasion of his 65th Birthday, Kasion. Publikationen zur ostmediterranen Antike/Publications on Eastern Mediterranean Antiquity 2, Münster: Zaphon, pp. 237-256.
2020“Continuity and Innovation at Urkesh in the ED III Period”, in Maria Elena Balza, Paola Cotticelli-Kurras, Lorenzo d'Alfonso, Mauro Giorgieri, Federico Giusfredi, and Alfredo Rizza (eds), Città e Parole, Argilla e Pietra. Studi offerti a Clelia Mora da allievi, colleghi e amici, Biblioteca di Athenaeum 65, Bari: EDIPUGLIA, pp. 296-310.
2020“To Sift or Not to Sift... Research on the Effectiveness of Sifting”, in Nadja Cholidis, Elisabeth Katzy, and Sabina Kulemann-Ossen (eds), Zwischen Ausgrabung und Ausstellung. Beiträge zur Archäologie Vorderasiens. Festschrift für Lutz Martin, marru: Studien zur Vorderasiatischen Archäologie, Vol. 9, Münster: Zaphon, pp. 259-265.
2020‘I'm again not doing well...’, Backdirt 2020 (December) Archaeology and Pandemics, pp. 72-73 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2020Distancing: One-on-One Heritage Archaeology across Three Continents, Backdirt 2020 (December) Archaeology and Pandemics, pp. 92-97 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2019“Urkesh Ceramic Evidence for Function and Emulation Processes”, in A. Pieńkowska, D. Szelag and I. Zych (eds), Stories told around the fountain. Papers offered to Piotr Bieliński on the occasion of his 70th birthday, Warsaw: University of Warsaw Press; PCMA UW., pp. 285-304.
2019“Images of Work in Urkesh”, in M. D'Andrea, M.G. Micale, D. Nadali, S. Pizzimenti, and A. Vacca (eds), Pearls of the Past. Studies on Near Eastern Art and Archaeology in Honour of Frances Pinnock, marru, Studies in Near and Middle Eastern Archaeology 8, Münster: Zaphon, pp. 413-427.
2018“Urkesh Insights into Kura-Araxes Social Interaction”, in Attilla Batmaz, Giorgi Bedianashvili, Aleksandra Michalewicz, and Abby Robinson (eds), Context and Connection. Studies on the Archaeology of the Ancient Near East in Honour of Antonio Sagona, OLA 268, Peeters: Leuven, Paris, Bristol (CT), pp. 107-123.
2018“Celebrating Life in Mesopotamia”, Celebrating Archaeology. Tributes to Lloyd Cotsen. Backdirt, Annual Review of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, December 2018, pp. 58-64.
2017“Community Archaeology 1984: At the Interface between Practice and Theory”, Backdirt, Annual Review of the Cotsen Institute of Archaeology at UCLA, 2017, pp. 34-38 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2017“Archaeology for a Young Future: The New Syrian Life of the Ancient City of Urkesh”, Research Award 2017, pp. 227-243 (in English and Chinese); Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. 2017 Shanghai Archaeology Forum (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2016 “Urkesh: The Morphology and Cultural Landscape of the Hurrian Sacred”, in Paolo Matthiae et Marta D'Andrea (eds), Ebla e la Siria dall'età del Bronzo all'età del Ferro, Atti dei Convegni Lincei 304, pp. 97-115.
2016 “Women's Power and Work in Ancient Urkesh”, in S.L. Budin and J.M. Turfa (eds), Women in Antiquity: Real Women across the Ancient World, London and New York: Routledge, pp. 48-63.
2016 “The Urkesh Ceramics Digital Book”, in P. Corò, E. Devecchi, N. De Zorzi, and M. Maiocchi (eds), Libiamo ne' lieti calici. Ancient Near Eastern Studies Presented to Lucio Milano on the Occasion of His 65th Birthday by Pupils, Colleagues and Friends, Alter Orient Und Altes Testament 436, Münster: Ugarit-Verlag, pp. 721-734.
2016 Georgia: Paese d'oro e di fede. Firenze: Società Editrice Fiorentina.
2015 “Power and Identity Construction in Ancient Urkesh”, in Paola Ciafardoni and Deborah Giannessi (eds), From the Treasures of Syria. Essays on Art and Archaeology in Honour of Stefania Mazzoni, pp. 111-130.
2014 “... Nor North: The Urkesh Temple Terrace”, in P. Butterlin et al. (eds), Mari, ni Est, ni Ouest, Beirut: Institut français du Proche-Orient, pp. 441-461 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2013 “Landscape and Spatial Organization, An Essay on Early Urban Settlement Patterns in Urkesh”, in D. Bonatz and L. Martin (eds), 100 Jahre archäologische Feldforschungen in Nordost-Syrien – eine Bilanz. Internationales Symposium des Instituts für Vorderasiatische Archäologie der Freien Universität Berlin und des Vorderasiatischen Museums der Staatlichen Museen zu Berlin vom 21. Juli bis 23. Juli 2011 im Pergamonmuseum, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, pp. 149-166.
2012 “Apprenticeship and Learning from the Ancestors: The Case of Ancient Urkesh”, in Willeke Wendrich (ed.), Archaeology and Apprenticeship, Body Knowledge, Identity, and Communities of Practice, Tucson: University of Arizona Press, pp. 203-223.
2010 “Mozan/Urkesh in the Late Chalcolithic Period”, in Jörg Becker, Ralph Hempelmann, Ellen Rehm, J. C. Finke (eds), Kulturlandschaft Syrien: Zentrum und Peripherie; Festschrift für Jan-Waalke Meyer, pp. 87-121.
2009 “Uqnitum and Tar'am-Agade, Patronage and Portraiture at Urkesh”, in J. C. Finke (ed.), Festschrift für Gernot Wilhelm, Dresden: ISLET, pp. 185-202.
2009 “The Great Temple Terrace at Urkesh and the Lions of Tish-atal”, in SCCNH (Festschrift Owen) 18, pp. 33-69 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2008 “Using Image Analysis Software to Correlate Sherd Scans in the Field and X-Ray Element Maps in the Laboratory”, SAS Bulletin (Summer), pp. 8-12 (with Ellery Frahm and Marianna Nikolaidou).
2008 “The Ceramics of Urkesh: Statistics for a Browser Edition”, in Dominik Bonatz, Rainer M. Czichon, and F. Janoscha Kreppner (eds) Fundstellen Gesammelte Schriften zur Archäologie und Geschichte Altvorderasiens ad honorem Hartmut Kühne, Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz, pp. 315-326 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2007 “Middle Euphrates Ceramics in the Third and Second Millennia: a View from Terqa”, in Michel Al-Maqdissi, Valérie Matoïan, and Christophe Nicolle (eds), Céramique de l'Âge du Bronze en Syrie II. L'Euphrate et la Région de Jézireh, Beyrouth: Institut français du Proche-Orient, pp. 119-151 (with William Shelby).
2007 “Urkesh and the Question of the Hurrian Homeland”, Bulletin of the Georgian National Academy of Science 175/2, pp. 141-151 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2006 “Gilgamesh at Urkesh? Literary Motifs and Iconographic Identifications”, in P. Butterlin, M. Lebeau, J.-Y. Montchambert, J. L. Montero Fenollós, and B. Muller (eds), Les espaces Syro-Mésopotamiens. Dimensions de l'experience humaine au Proche-Orient ancient. Volume d'hommage offert à Jean-Claude Margueron, Subartu 17, pp. 403-414.
2005 “Urkesh as a Hurrian Religious Center”, Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 47, pp. 27-59 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2005 “Introduction to the Archaeo-zoology of the abi”, Studi Micenei ed Egeo-Anatolici 47, pp. 61-66.
2005 “Urkesh and the North: Recent Discoveries”, Studies on the Civilization and Culture of Nuzi and the Hurrians 15, pp. 29-40
2004-2005 “Urkesh Ceramics from the Palace Area”, Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriens 47-48, 2004-2005 (with Jamal Omar).
2004 “Andirons at Urkesh: New Evidence for the Hurrian Identity of Early Transcaucasian Culture”, in A. Sagona (ed.), A View from the Highlands: Archaeological Studies in Honour of Charles Burney, Herent: Peeters, pp. 67-89.
2004 “Der monumentale Palasthof von Tall Mozan/Urkesh und die stratigraphische Geschichte des abi”, Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 135, pp. 13-39 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2003 “Ein hurritischer Gang in die Unterwelt”, Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 134, pp. 131-148.
2002 “Tar'am-Agade, Daughter of Naram-Sin, at Urkesh”, in L. Al-Gailani, J. Curtis, H. Martin, A. McMahon, J. Oates, and J. Reade (eds), Of Pots and Plans. Papers on the Archaeology and History of Mesopotamia and Syria presented to David Oates in Honour of his 75th Birthday, London: Nabu Publications, London: Nabu, pp. 11-31 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2002 “Die Große Schnittstelle. Bericht über die 14. Kampagne in Tall Mozan/Urkeš: Ausgrabungen im Gebiet AA, Juni-Oktober 2001”, Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 134, pp. 103-130 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2002 “Ein hurritischer Gang in die Unterwelt”, Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft zu Berlin 134, pp. 131-148 (English version).
2001 “In Search of Hurrian Urkesh”, Archaeology Odyssey 4, pp. 16-27 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2001 “Überlegungen zur funktionellen und historischen Bestimmung des Königspalastes AP in Urkesch. Bericht über die 13. Kampagne in Tall Mozan/Urkesch: Ausgrabungen im Gebiet AA, Juni-August 2000”, Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 133, pp. 59-96 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
2000 “The Royal Palace of Urkesh. Report on the 12th Season at Tell Mozan/Urkesh: Excavations in Area AA, June-October 1999”, Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft 132, pp. 133-183 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1999 “Das archaeologische Projekt Tall Mozan/Urkesh”, Mitteilungen der Deutschen Orient-Gesellschaft, pp. 7-16 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1998 “The Courtiers of the Queen of Urkesh: Glyptic Evidence from the Western Wing of the Royal Storehouse AK”, Subartu 4/2, pp. 195-216 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1998 “The Workshops of Urkesh”, in G. Buccellati and M. Kelly-Buccellati (eds), Urkesh and the Hurrians, Urkesh/Mozan Studies 3 = Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 26, Malibu: Undena Publications, pp. 35-50 (Chapter 3).
1997 “History of the Field: Archaeology in Syria”, in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, Vol. 3, New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 42-47.
1997 “Mozan, Tell”, in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, Vol. 4, New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 60-64 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1997 “Terqa”, in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Archaeology in the Near East, Vol. 5, New York, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 188-190 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1997 “Urkesh. The First Hurrian Capital”, Biblical Archaeologist 60, pp. 77-96 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1996 “Seals in Ancient Mesopotamia and Seals of God in Revelation”, Rivista della Facoltà di Teologia di Lugano 1, pp. 79-100.
1996 “Una manciata di secoli”, Bollettino dell'Associazione Archelogica Ticinese 7, pp. 16-23 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1996 “Nuzi Viewed from Urkesh, Urkesh Viewed from Nuzi: Stock Elements and Framing Devices in Northern Syro-Mesopotamia”, Studies on the Civilization and Culture of Nuzi and the Hurrians 8, pp. 247-268.
1996 “The Seals of the King of Urkesh: Evidence from the Western Wing of the Royal Storehouse AK”, Wiener Zeitschrift für die Kunde des Morgenlandes 1996, pp. 65-100, Pls. I-VII (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1996 “Terqa”, in J. Turner (ed.), The Dictionary of Art, London, New York: Macmillan, Grove, Vol. 31, p. 492.
1995-6 “The Royal Storehouse of Urkesh: The Glyptic Evidence from the Southwestern Wing”, Archiv für Orientforschung 42/43, pp. 1-32 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1995 “The Identification of Urkesh with Tell Mozan”, Orient Express 1995/3, pp. 67-70 (with Giorgio Buccellati)
1995 “Mōzān (Tall)”, Reallexikon der Assyriologie 8 (5/6), pp. 386-393 (with Giorgio Buccellati) [online version].
1994 “Mozan”, American Journal of Archaeology 98, pp. 131-133 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1991 “Mozan”, American Journal of Archaeology 95, pp. 712-714 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1990 “Tell Mozan”, in Mille et une capitales de Haute-Mesopotamie, Les Dossiers d'Archeologie 155 (December), pp. 18-23 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1990 “Three Seasons of Excavation at Tell Mozan”, in S. Eichler, M. Wäfler, and D. Warburton (eds), Tall al-Hamidiya 2, Orbis Biblicus et Orientalis: Series Archaeologica 6, Freiburg, Schweiz and Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Freiburg and Vandenhoeck and Ruprecht, pp. 119-132.
1990 “Formal and Iconographic Analysis of Mesopotamian Cylinder Seals”, included in Report on Data Processing Projects in Art, Pisa Scuola Normale and the Getty Information Center.
1990 “Trade in Metals in the Third Millennium: Northeastern Syria and Eastern Anatolia”, in P. Matthiae, M. Van Loon, and H. Weiss (eds), Resurrecting the Past: A Joint Tribute to Adnan Bounni, Nederlands Historisch-Archaeologisch Instituut, pp. 117-130.
1990 “A New Third Millennium Sculpture from Mozan”, in A. Leonard and B. Williams (eds), Essays in Ancient Civilization Presented to Helene J. Kantor, SAOC 47, Chicago: University Press, pp. 149-154, pl. 26.
1988 Mozan 1: The Soundings of the First Two Seasons (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1986 “The Glory of Ancient Syria”, Terra 24/4, pp. 6-13 and 24/5, pp. 22-29 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1986 Insight Through Images: Studies in Honor of Edith Porada, Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 21, 268 pp. and 64 pls. (editor, in collaboration with P. Matthiae [Rome] and M. Van Loon [Amsterdam]).
1986 “Sealing Practices at Terqa”, in Insight Through Images: Studies in Honor of Edith Porada, Bibliotheca Mesopotamica 21, 268 pp. and 64 pls. (editor, in collaboration with P. Matthiae [Rome] and M. Van Loon [Amsterdam]), pp. 133-142.
1985 “Figurine and Plaques from Terqa”, Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes, pp. 149-154.
1985 “Terqa and the Kingdom of Khana”, Ebla to Damascus, pp. 217-222 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1983 “Terqa: The First Eight Seasons”, Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriens XXXIII, pp. 47-67. (with Giorgio Buccellati)
1981 “Miniature Art from Terqa 1700 B.C.: New Sources for Mid-Second Millennium Art in Mesopotamia”, in The Shape of the Past: Studies in Honor of Franklin D. Murphy, pp. 44-53.
1979 “The Outer Fertile Crescent Culture: Northeastern Connections of Syria and Palestine in the Third Millennium B.C.”, Ugarit Forschungen 11, pp. 413-430.
1979 “Iconographic and Formal Analysis of Mesopotamian Cylinder Seals”, Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes XXXIX-XXX, pp. 273-284.
1978 “The Early Bronze Age Culture - Descriptive and Comparative Analysis”, in Korucutepe Final Report, Vol. 2, pp. 67-121, pls. 112-129.
1978 IIMAS Field Encoding Manual, Aids and Research Tools in Ancient Near Eastern Studies 2 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1978 “Terqa Preliminary Reports, No. 6: The Third Season: Introduction and the Stratigraphic Record”, Syro-Mesopotamian Studies 2/6, pp. 115-164 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1978 “Tall Asharah-Terqa”, Archiv für Orientforschung XXVI, pp. 149-151.
1977 New Archaeological Harvests from Syria, Pasadena (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1977 “Syro-Mesopotamian Studies: A Preface”, Syro-Mesopotamian Studies 1, pp. 1-3 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1977 “The Terqa Archaeological Project: First Preliminary Report”, Annales Archéologiques Arabes Syriennes XXVII, pp. 71-96 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1977 “Terqa Preliminary Reports, No. 3: Object Typology of the Second Season: The Third and Second Millennia”, Syro-Mesopotamian Studies 1, pp. 143-169 (with Linda Mount Williams).
1977 “Terqa Preliminary Reports No. 4: A Typology of Ceramic Vessels of the Third and Second Millennia”, Syro-Mesopotamian Studies 1, pp. 171-236 (with William R. Shelby).
1977 “Towards a Quantitative Analysis of Mesopotamian Sphragistics”, Mesopotamia XII, pp. 41-52.
1974 The Early Trans-Caucasian Culture: Geographical and Chronological Interaction, PhD dissertation, University of Chicago Microfilm, 400 pp.
1974 “The Excavations at Korucutepe, Turkey, 1968-70: Preliminary Report, Part V. The Early Bronze Pottery and its Affinities”, Journal of Near Eastern Studies 33, pp. 44-54.
1973 “The Excavations at Korucutepe, Turkey, 1968-70: Preliminary Report, Part III: Statistical Description of Significant Groups of Pottery”, Journal of Near Eastern Studies 32, pp. 434-439.
1973 “Statistics in Archaeology and Its Application to Ancient Near Eastern Data”, in Gelb Volume: Approaches to the Study of the Ancient Near East, Rome, pp. 195-211 (with Ernestine S. Elster).
1971 “Ma sua moglie guardò indietro... (Gen. 19:26)”, Bibbia e Oriente 13, p. 226 (with Giorgio Buccellati).
1967 “Archaeological Survey of the Palmyrene and the Jebel Bishri”, Archaeology 20, pp. 305-306 (with Giorgio Buccellati).

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PRESS
2021“Il Medio Oriente in due convegni a Mantova e Milano”. Article in Italian, Avvenire, November 14, 2021, p. II (section “Milano e Lombardia”).
2021“Con la arqueología, la Biblia no resulta pura retórica”. Article in Spanish, Alfa&Omega, September 30-October 6, 2021, p. 22 (with Giorgio Buccellati); English translation available here.
2021“‘Al Daesh, como a los talibanes, hay que combatirlos con las ideas y la arqueología es útil’”. Article in Spanish, ABC, October 12, 2021, online (with Giorgio Buccellati); English translation downloadable here.
2017“Conserviamo il futuro”. Article in Italian, Tracce Feb. 2017, pp. 36-39 (with Giorgio Buccellati).

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FILM AND DOCUMENTARIES
1998Unwrapping Urkesh - Co-producer, a one hour TV documentary for the Radio Televisione Svizzera.

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INVITED PUBLIC LECTURES AND PAPERS GIVEN AT CONGRESSES
2021Politecnico, Milano, Italy
2021Politecnico, Mantova, Italy
2021Madrid, Universidad Eclesiástica San Dámaso (recording available here)
2021Cotsen Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles
2020CAMNES - BuNEER 2 (online video; Part 1; Part 2; Part 3)
2020“Rondine Cittadella della Pace” Lecture (online)
2019Shanghai, Institute of Archaeology, Chinese Academy of Social Sciences
2018Cotsen Institute, UCLA, Los Angeles
2017AUB Museum and UNESCO, Beirut, Lebanon
2017Houston Museum of Natural Science
2017Plato Society, Los Angeles
2016CAMNES, Florence, Italy
2016Museo Egizio, Torino, Italy
2016San Marino
2015Svaneti Museum, Georgia
2015Humboldt Kolleg, Tbilisi, Georgia
2015National Geographic, Washington, D.C.
2013University of Rome (Sapienza)
2013University of Rome (Sapienza)
2013University of Venice (Ca' Foscari)
2013Accademia dei Lincei
2013Georgian National Museum
2013University of Rome (Roma Tre)
2013Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
2013Archaeological Institute of America
2012University of Firenze
2012Institute of Archaeology, Russian Academy of Science, Moscow
2011University of Naples (Federico II)
2011Halaf Conference, Berlin
2010University of Frankfurt
2010University of Turin
2010ICEVO Rome
2009University of Turin
2009Conegliano
2009University Statale Milano
2009University of Pavia
2008Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
2008University of Genoa
2008University of Bruxelles, ARCANE Conference
2007University of Bologna
2007University of Palermo
2007S.Vito di Cadore
2007University of Udine
2007University of Venice
2007Los Angeles: Bowers Museum
2006Los Angeles: The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
2006Austin TX: SAA
2006Beirut: Archaeological Museum, AUB
2005Salt Lake City: SAA
2004Los Angeles: The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
2003Los Angeles: The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
2003Los Angeles: Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles
2003Nashville: American Oriental Society (April)
2002Houston: American Oriental Society
2002Lugano: Facoltà di teologia
2002Cleveland: The Catholic Biblical Association
2001Los Angeles: The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology, UCLA
2001Los Angeles: California State University, Los Angeles
2001Philadelphia: The Kevorkian Lecture, University of Pennsylvania
2001Philadelphia: The University Museum: University of Pennsylvania
2001Tübingen: Eberhard Karls Universität
2000Orientalisches Seminar, University of Tuebingen, Germany
2000Ascona: Collegio Papio
2000Saint Paul: AIA, Science Museum of Minnesota
2000Palermo: Università degli Studi
2000Agrigento: Università degli Studi
2000Roma: Università degli Studi (Sapienza)
2000Como: Musei Civici
2000Venezia: Università degli Studi Ca' Foscari
2000Trieste: Università degli Studi
1999Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Florence, Italy
1999Catholic University, Washington
1999Kalamazoo College
1998ISMEA, Rome, Italy
1998Orientalisches Seminar, University of Tuebingen, Germany
1998Semitic Museum, Harvard University
1997Louvre Museum, Paris
1997Los Angeles County Museum of Art
1996Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
1996David Lawrence Memorial Lecture, CSULA
1996Conference for the Opening of the Deir ez Zor Museum (Deir ez Zor, Syria)
1996Archaeological Institute of America, San Diego
1995The Identification of Urkesh with Tell Mozan, American Schools of Oriental Research, Philadelphia
1995Mozan/Urkesh and the Hurrian Civilization, UCLA
1995In Search of the Hurrians: The Excavations at Tell Mozan, Vienna (Austria)
1994Tales from a Hurrian Storehouse, UCLA Institute of Archaeology
1994Alla ricerca della civiltà urrita nell'antica Mesopotamia, Lugano (Switzerland)
1993Seal Impressions and Their Use, October, Powell College, Wyoming.
1993Akkadian Seal Impressions from Mozan, American Oriental Society, March, Chapel Hill.
1992Mozan Excavations, American Oriental Society, San Francisco and Archaeological Institute of America, Orange Co.
1992Archaeological Evidence for Ancient Polytheism, San Diego State University
1991Mozan Excavations, UCLA Institute of Archaeology
1990Mozan Excavations, American Oriental Society, San Francisco, March.
1989Tell Mozan, American Schools of Oriental Research, Western Branch, Claremont University.
1988Nuove scoperte nella Siria del Nord, Verona, Italy
1987The Third Millennium Metals Trade, Rencontre Assyriologique, Istanbul, Turkey.
1987Hurrian Art at Mozan?, American Oriental Society, Los Angeles, March.
1986The Art of Ancient Syria, lecture given at the Museum of Natural History in connection with the Ebla to Damascus Exhibit.
1986Symposium: Terqa (with Giorgio Buccellati, M. Chavalas, A. Podany, S. Reimer) American Schools of Oriental Research, Anaheim, November.
1986Mozan Excavations, American Oriental Society, Yale, New Haven, December.
1986Mozan, Symposium on the Khabur Region, Bern Switzerland, Dec. 1986.
1985Mozan Excavations, American Schools of Oriental Research, Atlanta, Ga. November.
1984Wheaton College
1984Rencontre Assyriologique, London, England
1984Department of Antiquities lecture, Damascus, Syria
1983Terqa. International Symposium on the Fiftieth Anniversary of the Discovery of Mari, Deir-ez-Zor, Syria. October.
1979Committee on Fine Arts, Marquette University, sponsored by the Ambassador International Cultural Foundation.
1979-80Lectures Sponsored by The Archaeological Institute of America
 
  1. University of British Columbia
  2. University of Washington, Seattle
  3. Spokane Museum of Art
  4. Whitman College, Walla Walla, Washington
  5. Eastern Washington University
  6. Cleveland
  7. Kent State University
  8. Oberlin College
  9. Wittenberg University, Springfield, Ohio
  10. UCLA
  11. San Diego

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MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS
 Archaeological Institute of America
 Catholic Biblical Association
 Deutsche Orient-Gesellschaft
 Society for American Archaeology

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