Photography

The ACOR Photo Archive: Mobilizing Digital Tools to Preserve Visual Heritage

ACOR Proudly Presents: “The ACOR Photo Archive: Mobilizing Digital Tools to Preserve Visual Heritage” An ACOR Public Lecture by Dr. Jack Green and Jessica Holland on February 11, 2020 About the Lecture The ACOR Photo Archive contains rich collections of tens of thousands of photographs, but its reach also extends far beyond the images themselves. …

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Ashley Lumb, Project Archivist at ACOR, Summer–Winter 2019

Ashley Lumb has joined us as the next Project Archivist for ACOR’s Photo Archive Project.  Ashley is working with the archive from July to December, thanks to support from a grant from the US Department of Education (Title VI, 2016 to 2020). Ashley obtained a master’s degree in the History of Photography from the University …

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Images from a Lifetime Dedicated to Archaeology: The Paul and Nancy Lapp Collection at ACOR

By Rachael McGlensey Half a century is a long time to be an archaeologist- but Nancy Lapp has been working for 50 years and then some. Born in 1930, Nancy has been engaging with the archaeology of Jordan and Palestine since 1957. In recent decades, her primary focus has been publishing volumes on the excavations …

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Pauline Piraud-Fournet: Temple of the Winged Lions Publication Fellow, Spring-Summer 2019

Pauline Piraud-Fournet is an archaeologist and architect, and the recent recipient of a new 6 month Fellowship from ACOR in 2019: the Temple of the Winged Lions (TWL) Publication Fellowship. As part of this Fellowship, which is funded from the ACOR Publication Fund, Pauline is working on the assessment of the Temple of the Winged …

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Rachael McGlensey, Project Archivist at ACOR, Spring–Summer 2019

Rachael McGlensey joins us as our current Project Archivist Intern for ACOR’s Photo Archive Project. She arrived in Jordan in mid-January and will be working with the ACOR Library and Archives through July 2019, thanks to support from a grant from the US Department of Education (Title VI, 2016 to present). Rachael earned B.A.s in History and …

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Steve Meyer, Project Archivist at ACOR, Fall 2017

Steve Meyer is the Project Archivist for ACOR’s Photo Archive Project. He arrived in Jordan at the end of August 2017 and will be working in the ACOR Library through much of 2018 as part of the Photo Archive Internship Program. Steve is a professional photographer based in New York City.  Wanting to develop his …

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Archaeology in the Attic — An ACOR Video Lecture by Dr. Glenn Corbett

The ACOR Video Lecture Series provides accessible discussions of new research into the past and present of Jordan and the broader Middle East and Eastern Mediterranean worlds. This video, adapted from the April 2017 public lecture delivered by ACOR Associate Director Dr. Glenn Corbett, introduces a special initiative by the ACOR Library to digitize, catalog, …

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“Archaeology in the Attic” an ACOR Lecture on Wednesday 19 April 2017

Public Lecture Announcement Archaeology in the Attic: Preserving Archival Treasures of Jordan’s Past Dr. Glenn J. Corbett ACOR Associate Director Wednesday 19 April 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Reception to Follow About the lecture: Archaeological and cultural heritage sites in Jordan and the Middle East are under increasing threat from urban expansion, development, and, in the …

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Funding Awarded for the ACOR Library Photographic Archive

ACOR is delighted to announce that it recently received new funding from the U.S. Department of Education through the competitive American Overseas Research Centers grant program.  The new grant will support the ACOR Library Photographic Archive with an award of $260,000 that will be dispersed over a four-year period.  ACOR Associate Director Dr. Glenn Corbett …

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