Fall has sprung here in North Dakotaland with temperatures in the mid-60s, overcast skies, and trees changing colors. Football season is under way and in Australia, they’re beginning to look ahead to this summer’s Ashes. New fall albums provide a soundtrack and the backlog of books and articles released this summer provides the beat.
If you’re caught up on your backlog, though, or just need a break, here are some quick hits and varia:
- Austerity and the legacy of Athens’ modern architecture.
- An old grad school chum, Rebecca Futo Kennedy on Classics and diversity.
- Digital publication in Mediterranean archaeology.
- In case you’re worried about female Viking warriors.
- Call for papers: Central Places and Un-Central Landscapes: Political Economies and Natural Resources in the Longue Durée.
- I really like Allison Mickel’s scholarship and I’m looking forward to reading her book on the anthropology of excavation.
- Really, really old.
- On capacity and care in the digital humanities.
- Water in Jordan.
- Perpetua’s Journey.
- The Greek laborer in America.
- Transhumanistic dwelling.
- McDonalds as America.
- Job ad for the Cavafy Chair in Modern Greek Studies at Michigan and a Classics postdoc at Colorado.
- RIP Grant Hart.
- Something new under the sun.
- Congrats to team USA for winning the Auty Cup!
- Seven years of Digital Audio Review.
- What I’m reading: Gary Hall, The Uberfication of the University. 2016.
- What I’m listening to: Wynton Marsalis, J Mood; LCD Soundsytem, american dream.