The American Institute for Yemeni Studies: Fellowship Opportunity

The American Institute for Yemeni Studies is coordinating a fellowship competition supported by a grant from the United States Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, via the Council of American Overseas Research Centers. US graduates and post-docs are eligible. For details on appropriate project proposals and application requirements, follow this link
The deadline for applications is Saturday, November 15, 2008.

The Roman Emperor has a New Groove

This month kicks off a new, interactive blog project at the Joukowsky Institute. While walking across Lincoln Field one morning in June, Sue Alcock noticed something different about the normally austere demeanor of the Marcus Aurelius statue; in his elevated left hand, he held a Wendy’s soda cup. This struck Sue as a comical addition, and inspired the idea of taking seasonal photographs of the statue for an online photo gallery.

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