Publications and Presentations

PUBLICATIONS

“Edition of W 22712/1a (CCP 6.7.u1)” Cuneiform Commentaries Project (September 2017)

“Edition of VAT 10173 (CCP 6.7.B)” Cuneiform Commentaries Project (September 2017)

“‘Godnapping’ in the Ancient Near East” Ancient Near East Today (American Schools of Oriental Research) (September 2016)

“State-Sponsored Sacrilege: Omission in the Neo-Assyrian Records of Godnapping.” Journal of Ancient Near Eastern History 2.1 (2015).

SUBMITTED ARTICLES

“How To (Not) Be King: Negotiating the Limits of Power Within the Assyrian Political Hierarchy” (Accepted, Journal of Near Eastern Studies)

“Edition of VAT 10220 + VAT 10249 (CCP 6.2.7.B)” Cuneiform Commentaries Project (http://ccp.yale.edu/P285539) (Submitted October 2017)

“Divine Foundations: Religion and Assyrian Capital Cities” in As Above, So Below: Religion and Geography (Workshop at the 62nd Rencontre Assyriologique Internationale 2016 in Philadelphia), ed. Gina Konstantopoulos and Shana Zaia (Submitted for Review in October 2017)

“Aššur” Ancient Mesopotamian Gods and Goddesses (University of Copenhagen) (oracc.museum.upenn.edu/amgg/index.html) (Submitted September 2017)

BOOK REVIEWS

“Review of L. R. Siddall, ‘The Reign of Adad-nīrārī III: An Historical and Ideological Analysis of an Assyrian King and His Times.’” Archiv für Orientforschung (Submitted).

INVITED TALKS

“Transitioning to the Instructor of Record” Panel Participant, Center for Teaching and Learning, Yale University, New Haven, CT (April 13, 2017)

“The Ancient Past as a Source of Identity for Modern People” Programs in International Education Resources Summer Institute for Educators, Yale University, New Haven, CT (July 7, 2016)

“Museums and the Middle East” Programs in International Education Resources Summer Institute for Educators, Yale University, New Haven, CT (July 5, 2016)

“Cults and Capitals: Royal Cities and Religion in Neo-Assyria” Ancient Near East Workshop, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, New York City, NY (December 10, 2015)

PAPERS PRESENTED

Cosmic Order: Identity, Stratification, and the Gods Summer Symposium on the Construction of Identity in the Ancient Near East, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (August 2017)

Divine Foundations: Religion and Assyrian Capital Cities, 62nd Rencontre Assyriologique International, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (July 2016)

Adad in Assyria: A Case Study of Assyrian Authority, American Oriental Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA (March 2016)

Gods and Kings: Divine Election in Assyria, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Roundtable, Yale University (March 2016)

Cults and Capitals: Royal Cities and Religion in the Assyrian Empire, University of Göttingen International Summer School, Göttingen, Germany (July 2015)

How To (Not) Be King: On Negotiating the Limits of Power Within the Assyrian Political Hierarchy, American Oriental Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA (March 2015) 

Self-Representation in the Assyrian Royal Inscriptions, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Roundtable, Yale University (February 2015) 

Disappeared Deities: Omission in the Neo-Assyrian Records of Godnapping, American Oriental Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ (March 16, 2014)

State-Sponsored Sacrilege: “Godnapping,” Suppression, and the Subtext of Anxiety in the Neo-Assyrian Inscriptions, 32nd Deutscher Orientalistentag, Münster, Germany (September 23, 2013)

Numina Victa: Preliminary Remarks on the ‘Naturalization’ of Foreign Gods in the Neo-Assyrian Empire, Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Roundtable, Yale University (April 25, 2013)

Let Sîn Be His Judge! The Old Syriac Curse Formula as a Neo-Assyrian Convention, 17th Annual Graduate Interdisciplinary Conference, Concordia University, Canada (March 1, 2012)

WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE PLANNING

“Ask the Search Committee,” Panel Co-Organizer, American Oriental Society Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA (March 2017)

As Above, So Below: Religion and Geography, Workshop Organizer, 62nd Rencontre Assyriologique International, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (July 2016)

“Navigating the World of Publishing in Academic Journals,” Panel Co-Organizer, American Oriental Society Annual Meeting, Boston, MA (March 2016)

Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations Roundtable, Executive Committee Member, Yale University (2011-2013)